Mr. John O’Connor
Head of Secondary School
Mr. John O’Connor has a decade of international teaching and leadership experience. Having received a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National University of Ireland, Galway and with a Masters in English Literature, Mr. John spent several years teaching in Ireland and the Middle East. Mr. John moved to Malaysia in 2015, and has been working as a teacher and a leader focused on raising the level of teaching throughout his schools.
Mr. John believes that each and every student has the right to enjoy their education and it is up to the teacher to find ways to make their lessons accessible to all. Mr. John has loved living in Malaysia and believes it is the food capital of the world.
Since joining the Straits team in Rawang, Mr. John has been delighted to be part of a vibrant team which passionately focuses on providing the secondary students with a bespoke educational experience which allows them to bring out the best in themselves.
“The key to learning is finding that perfect pitch of learning for each and every student.”