Mr. Jorge Medrano

Academic Director

Bachelor of Arts in English Education, San Francisco State University, 2010

Emphasis in Literature and Linguistics

Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification

Mr. Jorge comes to us from the United States of America.  He acquired a Bachelor of Arts in English Education in San Francisco, California. His emphasis is in literature and linguistics. He has been teaching in Asia for the past eight years and managed many teachers along the way, as it is his mission to provide students with quality education.

Mr. Jorge began his educational career in Daegu, South Korea. Working with Korea’s innovative “Happy School Campaign,” which uses Brain Education (BE), introduced Mr. Jorge to new methodologies to develop efficient, safe, and inspiring school environments. His roles in Korea ranged from teaching 1st-6th grade, curriculum development, event planning, and teacher trainings. In HCMC, Mr. Jorge managed the Academic Department for three English centers and has trained many teachers to reach their teaching potential.

Social awareness is a key component in Mr. Jorge’s educational philosophy. As Academic Director, his goals are to ensure students are well educated in all subjects, and most importantly, the value of being productive global citizens. Mr. Jorge has much experience in promoting healthy school environments and operational systems aiming to expand our students’ educational values, honor, and memories.

In his spare time, Mr. Jorge enjoys cooking, painting, and walking his dog,’Dep Trai.’

Contact Information :
Phone : (84-28) 3930 5930 – Ext 104
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Ms. Ngo Thi Anh Phuong

Primary School Vice Principal

♦ College of Education – Primary School (1986)

University of Pedagogy, Major in Math (1990)

♦ Primary Education Training Certificate – Principal of Primary School (1999)

♦ Certificate of English: A Level

♦ Diploma in Advanced Political Theory

Ms. Ngo Thi Anh Phuong comes to us with 37 years of experience in the field of education.

Her experience consists of 12 years of teaching coupled with 25 years of experience as an administrator.

She brings with her a strong passion to apply her training and skills in helping further develop programs and services conducive to students’ experience here at FOSCO.

Contact Information :
Phone : (84-28) 3930 5930 – Ext 421
Tel : 0903631458
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Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Truc

Preschool Principal

♦ Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Open University, HCMC (2013)

♦ Bachelor of Preschool Education, Vinh University (2020)

♦ Bachelor of Primary Education, Vinh University (2020)

♦ BA in English, Van Lang University, HCMC (2004)

♦ Certificate of Education Management, University of Pedagogy, Hanoi II, HCMC (2016)

♦ Certificate of Management Course, Preschool Education, University of Pedagogy, HCMC (2014)

♦ Certificate of the Training Course of English Teaching For Children, C.E.C (2007)

♦ Certificate of Techniques in English Language Teaching, C.E.C (2007)

♦ Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Certificates, University of Cambridge ESOL EXAMS (2009)

Ms. Kim Truc has been an addition to the Administration Team here at FOSCO International School (FIS), since September, 2013.  She has provided guidance, structure, and organization to the FIS Staff and the school as a whole.

Prior to 2007 when she started work at FIS, Ms. Kim Truc had gained valuable experience working at foreign companies located here in HCMC, as well as teaching English at foreign language centers, and working as a teacher at international schools. She brings to FIS a good working mix of formal training, personal know how, and the desire to achieve and grow as an educator.

She has been working at FOSCO International School since January, 2007.

Contact Information :
Phone : (84-28) 3930 5930 – Ext 422
Tel : 0916818163
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Ms. Nguyen Thi Xuan Mai

Preschool Vice Principal

♦ Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Chilhood Education, Ho Chi Minh University of Pedagogy, 2006

♦ Bachelor of Science Degree in English Language Teaching and Linguistics, Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2012

♦ Kindergarten Principal Certificate, 2017

♦ Teaching Knowledge Test Certificates, Cambridge University, 2010.

♦ Computer Skills Certificate

Ms. Xuan Mai brings an abundance of knowledge and expertise working with preschool children stemming from her previous experience at Minh Anh Chinese-Vietnamese Kindergarten School, District 5 and Super Kids Kindergarten School, District 3.

She has been working at FOSCO International School since 2008 as a kindergarten and elementary assistant teacher. She found happiness working with young children and wishes to continue to devote her time and energy to working with this population group that she has become so passionate about.

On her spare time, Ms. Xuan Main enjoys arts, crafts and dancing.

Contact Information :

Phone : (84-28) 3930 5930 – Ext 423

Tel : 0927002007

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Mr. Nguyen Quoc Trung

Admin Coordinator