MISSION

"Global Education, Exceptional Experience" for the community.

At Orbix, we combine the best of international education from the West with the academic rigour and structure of the East. Our educational programme helps students develop a globalised worldview while embracing Asian customs and values.

VISION

Pioneering Innovation in Education.

Leading creativity and innovation in teaching and learning and developing adaptable learners fit
for the future.

A MESSAGE FROM
CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Orbix Education Group was founded by a team of passionate educators with one simple goal—to make quality education affordable for everyone.

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Here at Orbix, we combine the best of international education from the West with the academic rigour and structure of the East. In an increasingly interconnected world, our educational programme helps our students develop a globalised worldview while embracing Asian customs and values. 

Our responsibility is to equip our students with skills to thrive in the future where learning does not stop. Orbix does not only focus on academic achievements, but also on skills developed through activities outside the classroom, in sports, the arts and service. Above all, we place great emphasis on value education as our goal is to create educated, responsible and respectful citizens.

We are committed to providing high-quality, holistic yet affordable education for students in Malaysia and beyond. We look forward to having your family join our community in this exciting journey ahead. 

Dato' Albert Ong Eng Lock, JP

 

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

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Dato' Albert Ong Eng Lock, JP

Founder and Executive Chairman, Abric Berhad;

Chairman, Board of Governors, 
Orbix International Schools.

Dato' Ong holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, United Kingdom. He is also a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management.

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Datin Zainab binti Yusof A.M.N

Senior Executive Director,

Education
Abric Berhad and
COO, SENTA Academy

Datin Zainab retired from the Ministry of Education as the Deputy Director of the English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) in 2017. She has 37 years in teaching and teacher training in MOE. She graduated with a BEd (Hons) in TESOL from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, and holds a MSc in TESL from Universiti Putra Malaysia. She is also a qualified trainer for CICTL.​

MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Ms. Iris Tan Kok Foong, PJK, PMC

Chief Operating Officer,

Orbix Education Group.

Ms. Iris graduated from the National University of Malaysia (Bachelor of Social Sciences, Hons.) and Universiti Malaya (Masters in Public Administration). She was with Star Media Group for 30 years and was in charge of corporate marketing communications, corporate administration and property management.

She joined Abric Bhd. in June 2020 and is presently Chief Operating Officer of the Orbix Education Group. She also sits on the boards of Orbix United Sdn. Bhd., Orbix JMIS Sdn. Bhd., and Orbix BPIS Sdn. Bhd. and is Governor of Orbix KLIS Sdn. Bhd.

She is also the chief operating officer of Senta Adventure Camp(SAC).

 

She is a founder & board member of ESU Malaysia and is a national judge of the prestigious ESU Public Speaking Competition.

Ms. Iris is also an Artdo International & HRDF Certified Training Professional.

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Mr. Goh Wee Beng

Principal,

Orbix International School, Muar.

Mr. Goh has been in the education field for over 30 years. He was also involved as a SPM Chemistry paper examiner and group leader for many years. In 2007, he was appointed Principal and held that post until his retirement in 2015. He was dubbed a transformational leader as he had a positive impact in all three schools that he led as principal.

He was awarded by the Ministry of Education for excellent service five times: twice as a teacher and three times as a school administrator. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree within two years at the University of Malaya by double major Honour's degree in Pure and Applied Chemistry. He also holds a Diploma in Education from the same university. 

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Dr. Alicia Tan

Principal,

Orbix International School, Klang.

Dr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science (Hons.) from the National University of Malaysia. She went on to attain a Masters of Science from University Putra Malaysia followed by a Ph.D in Bioscience from the University of Nottingham, UK.

 

Dr. Tan has nearly twenty years of experience in the science and education sectors. Her early years saw her play key R&D roles in research projects such as the novel antibiotic drug discovery, genetic engineering and DNA recombinant technology in plants. She then sought to bridge her research work with the commercial markets, using her knowledge to develop food and supplement health products. After years in the science field, Dr. Tan decided to follow her heart and fulfill her lifelong passion for education. In her most recent role, she served as Deputy Principal of another international school before joining Orbix.

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Dr. Guan Eng Chan

Director of Schools,

Orbix Education Group.

Dr. Guan Eng Chan served as a lecturer in the Civil Engineering Department in various Polytechnics, and later as the Deputy Under-Secretary in the Planning, Research and Policy Coordination Division in the Ministry of Education as well as Ministry of Higher Education. Dr Guan has more than 35 years of teaching experience. 

He graduated from University Putra Malaysia with a PhD in Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC); MSc in VOTEC from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA; and a Bachelor's degree in Technology (Civil Engineering) with Education from University Technology Malaysia.  

Dr Guan is the only CICEdL programme leader in Malaysia.

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Dr Augustine Thong Weng Hing

Principal,

Orbix International School, Batu Pahat.

Dr Augustine Thong Weng Hing is a trained teacher, having attained his Certificate in Teaching from Sri Pinang Teachers Training College. He graduated from University Science Malaysia with a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) and a Master of Science (Biology). He is a recipient of the “Anugerah Pengarah” for his excellent academic performance from USM. Subsequently, he received a scholarship from Universiti Science Malaysia to pursue his Doctorate study in Plant Biotechnology at University Putra Malaysia and received his PhD in 2010.

Dr Augustine was attached to one of the top local private universities in Malaysia as the Chairman & Senior Lecturer of the Biology department for ten years. During his tenure there, he was very much involved in the designing and developing of Biology & Biotechnology programmes for American and Australian Degree Transfers between universities. Due to his dedication and contribution, he was nominated as one of the best lecturers in the Biotechnology division.

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Dr Choo Yuen

Chinese Language Head of Curriculum

& Mandarin Specialist Teacher

Dr Choo Yuen graduated from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore with 1st Class Hons.in Bachelor of Arts (Chinese). She received her Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Humanities (Linguistics) from the Hongkong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and her PhD in Chinese Linguistics from NTU, Singapore. She was also awarded with the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award.

Dr Choo will be in charge of coordinating and strategizing the Chinese language ‘s curriculum development and teaching materials for the Orbix International Schools. She will also be working closely with all the Mandarin teachers from the three schools on all aspects of developing the Chinese language.

Her vast experience in the field of Chinese education will certainly serve our students well and provide us with the impetus to achieve an even higher level of excellence in the Chinese Language. This is also in line with our mission of offering exemplary bilingual education.

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We are committed to providing the best education experience to all our students. Since our certification in May 2019 as a Cambridge International School, we take pride in conducting our lessons to the highest standards. This means that you can expect us to use internationally-recognised learning curricula from Early Years up to Secondary.