Ms. Ha Thi Le Khanh


♦ BSc in Elementary School Education (Pedagogical University, HCMC)
♦ Primary Education Training Certificate
♦ Secondary School Management Certificate
♦ Diploma in Intermediate Political Theory
♦ Intel Curriculum Teaching Certificate
♦ Certificate of Effective School Administration
♦ School Principal Certificate (Education Reformation 2009-2010)
♦ Certificate of English: B Level
Ms. Khanh started work as the Principal of FOSCO International School from January 1, 2017. During her 34 years in teaching and education management, she has gained a tremendous amount of experience.

She feels it is an honor to join this friendly and enthusiastic team and that FIS is a marvelous place to work. As a part of FIS, Ms. Khanh expects to bring all of her capabilities to bear to help our school continue to expand and grow.

Ms. Tran Thi Thanh Truc


♦ B.A in English, Dalat University, 1998
♦ Teaching Knowledge Test Certificates, Cambridge University, 2009
♦ Certificate of Curriculum Design and Material Development, India, 2010
♦ Human Resource Management, TalentLink, 2009 & Marketing for Educational Enterprise, BMG, 2010
♦ M.B.A, Columbia Southern University, 2013
♦ Certificate of Management Course, Preschool Education, University of Pedagogy, HCMC (2015)
Ms. Thanh Truc graduated her bachelor degree in English from University of Dalat in 1998 and had been working in an international organization in Ho Chi Minh City as the Administrator.  Since 2005, she has been working in the educational field. She completed her Cambridge Test Knowledge Teaching Certificate in 2009 and being trained for further course of Instructional Material Development & Curriculum Design, India, 2010.

She expanded her fields of knowledge with M.B.A from Columbia Southern University in 2013. She has a great deal of passion for working with students and parents. She works hard at working on the ins and outs of helping to run a school, ensuring the students, staff and families have what they need to be part of a safe, intelligent and committed working community.

She has been working at FOSCO since January, 2005.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Truc


♦ Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Open University, HCMC (2013)
♦ 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 (T.K.T) 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 Primary School.

She brings to FIS a good working mix of formal training, personal know how, and the desire to achieve and grow as an educator.

Mr. Darren Paine

Academic Director

♦ MEd TESOL, Northumbria University, UK
♦ MSc Computing (Dist.), Manchester University, UK
♦ BSc Chemistry, Sheffield University, UK
♦ Via Lingua CTEFL teaching certificate
♦ 11 years of teaching experience

Mr. Darren is from Manchester, England. He has been teaching elementary and secondary students in Vietnam for 7 years. He previously taught in Russia and Kazakhstan.

He regularly attends and speaks at educational conferences, including UK Trade and Industry, HCMC DoET, Pearson Amazing Minds and CamTESOL.

In his spare time, Mr. Darren enjoys creating websites, cooking and doing Yoga.