ABOUT US


mission

Augustine Chan General Paper Specialist (ACGPS) is Singapore’s newest General Paper tuition centre founded by one of Singapore’s most established General Paper tutors. We share with JC1 and JC2 students the most effective strategies and techniques to attain great results for the ‘A’ Levels.

Vision 

ACGPS will inculcate and nurture in our students the best learning attributes and skills needed for General Paper at the ‘A’ Levels. We will strive at all times to be sensitive to our clients’ interests. We will respond dynamically to real world developments in the preparation, delivery and after-service delivery of our teaching resources and pedagogy. 

Values

ACGPS will nurture within ourselves and our students the following values and best practices:

  • Activate our inherent learning capacities;

  • Achieve improvements and success in our endeavors;

  • Actualize our full potential as success-driven and socially-sensitive individuals within the community.


Tutor Profile

Augustine is the Founding Director of Augustine Chan General Paper Specialist (ACGPS) and author of the Answer Guide for the General Paper 10-year series, published in collaboration with Fairfield Book Publishers.

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Amongst his other achievements, Augustine was awarded the Certificate of Honour for Inspirational Mentorship by His Excellency S R Nathan, the former President of the Republic of Singapore in 2009. He is also a founding member of  community movement SPLAT! which clinched the Gold Award of the Youth Service-Learning Award in 2008 and the President’s Award For Volunteerism in 2012.

Augustine has 13 years experience in teaching General Paper and has clocked in excess of 15,000 teaching hours on the subject. He served as a full-time General Paper teacher in Catholic Junior College from 2003 to 2009. He then served as a Flexi-Adjunct Teacher at Dunman High School from 2010 to 2013. Concurrently, Augustine also provided group tuition classes at Distinction Tutorial Center and Learners’ Lodge Tuition Center during this period. From 2012 to 2015, Augustine served as a full-time tutor at Learners’ Lodge Tuition Center, first as an Educational Specialist (2012-2013) and then as a Senior Educational Specialist (2014-2015). 

Augustine has set up his own tuition practice to provide a more holistic and comprehensive learning experience for his students. At ACGPS, he will share with students a diverse spectrum of unique skills to excel at both the Paper 1 (essay) and Paper 2 (comprehension) elements of General Paper.