Mdm Nguyễn Hoa Mai 

School Principal

  • More than 40 years of management experience in education field 
  • Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Medal for Education Course
  • A former manager of DOET, HCMC
  • Worked as principals in many pubic schools 

Ms. Đỗ Thị Hằng  

Director of Studies, MOET Programme

  • B.A. French (Leeds)
  • Master of Educational Leadership: (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Master of Arts (TESOL): (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Graduate Diploma of LOTE: (Deakin University, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts (English Language Teaching): (Hanoi National University, Vietnam)

Mr Brendan O’Flaherty

Director of Studies, International Programme

Nationality: Irish

  • B.A. French (Leeds)
  • M.A. French Studies (Leeds)
  • Certificate in Education (Liverpool)
  • CAFEP French National Education

Mr. David McLaughlin

Executive School Director, VAS Garden Hills Campus

Nationality: British

  • B.A. Hons English and American Literature (University of Kent UK)
  • M.A. Pennsylvania State University USA
  • PGCE University of Sussex UK
  • NPQH University of Greenwich UK

Ms. Lindy Jayne Burgess 

Head of Kindergarten Programme

Nationality: Australian

  • Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education (Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology (University of Tasmania, Australia)

Ms. Tuyet Nadia Sahira Ramzy

Head of Cambridge Primary Programme, Primary Programme Leader

Nationality: British

  • Master of Educational Leadership (Edge Hill University, UK)
  • Post Graduate in Educational Management (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
  • PGCE Primary Education (Brunel University, London, UK)
  • BA Hons Applied Social Science (Humberside University, UK)

Mr. Anthony Roberti

Head of Secondary 2 & IGCSE Coordinator

Nationality: American

  • Master of Science in Education (Long Island University, New York, U.S.A)
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature (Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A)

Mr. Danial Thomas Hogg 

Head of Physical Education, Extra-Curricular Activities and The VAS Summer Programme

Nationality: British

  • Bachelor of Education with Honours in Secondary Education and Physical Education

    (University College Plymouth St Mark and St John, U.K.)

Ms. Karen Heather Waters 

Head of Cambridge English Programme (CEP)

Nationality: British

  • MA Ed (Tesol, Educational Management and Lifelong Learning, UK)
  • PGCE (English and History Secondary, South Africa)
  • CELTA (Cambridge, UK)
  • BA Degree (English and Communications, South Africa)

Mr. Robert Coffey 

Secondary English Department Head

Nationality: British

  • Post Graduate Course in Education (Bath Spa University, Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BN, UK)
  • BA Combined English and Psychology (Leicester University, University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK)  

Mr. Stephen Tumpane 

Secondary Mathematics Department Head

Nationality: Irish

  • PGCE (The University of Manchester, Manchester, England)
  • Master of Science in Mathematics (The National University of Ireland, Ireland)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics (The National University of Ireland, Ireland)

Ms. Deborah Lucille Radel 

Secondary Science Department Head

Nationality: American

  • Master of Science in Education (Teachers College, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A)
  • Master of Environmental Leadership (Naropa University, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology (Metropolitan Stage College, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A)

Mr. Cathal Joseph Regan 

Secondary ICT Department Head

Nationality: Irish

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Networks and Systems Management (Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland)
  • TESOL Certification (International TEFL and TESOL Training)

Mr. Gerhard Pretorius

Primary Programme Leader

Nationality: South African

  • Masters in Elementary Education (The College of New Jersey)
  • Honors in Education Management (The University of South Africa)
  • Bachelors in Education (The University of South Africa)

Mrs. Stephanie C. Mills 

Kindergarten Programme Leader, VAS Garden Hills Campus

Nationality: British

  • Masters Degree In Education (Open University, Warwick, England )
  • Bachelors of Education in Education and English (Honours ) with qualified teacher status (Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, England)

Mr. Daniel Thomas Ryall

Primary Programme Leader, VAS Garden Hills Campus

Nationality: British

  • PGCE - in Primary Education (Kingston University, London UK)
  • BA (Hons) International Business Administration  (Bournemouth University, UK)

Mr. Robert Edward Gaines 

Primary Programme Leader

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): (Leeds University, United Kingdom)
  • Degree - B.A. Hons History: (Leeds University, United Kingdom) 

Mr. Larry Ross Synclair

Head of Secondary / Head of English, VAS Garden Hills

Nationality: American

  • PGCEi (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • TEFL (BridgeTEFL, US)
  • MA - Media and Communication Studies (Orebro University, Sweden)
  • BA – Humanities (Washington State University, US)
  • AA - Communications (North Idaho College, US)