Our Founder and Trainer

Our Founder and Trainer

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Creative Wizard Sdn. Bhd is founded by Teoh Poh Yew in year 2002.

Teoh Poh Yew is a dynamic and creative Mathematics educator who firmly believes that everyone can learn and enjoy this “dreaded” subject. She taught Secondary school Mathematics for 11 years and now she is an independent teacher trainer. Her major interest is to transform Mathematics into a tool to develop creativity, enhance mathematical thinking and sharpen problem solving abilities. She inspires students to approach this subject with confidence and enthusiasm.

Teoh Poh Yew is also a very experienced international trainer in the fields of creativity, maths education and training of trainers’ programmes.  Always innovative & enthusiastic, Poh Yew captivates the audience with her boundless energy and her unique magical approach in training.  She conducts extremely innovative workshops for corporate leaders, teachers, trainers, parents and students in 14 countries around the world such as Malaysia, Singapore, China, Bulgaria, Denmark, United States, Germany, India, etc. She is the founder of “Creative Maths” (a licensed programme) which is now available in Malaysia, Singapore and Shanghai. She has also published 3 books on mathematical magic. She appears regularly on TV, radio, magazines and news papers to share her experiences.

Working Experience

CEO of Creative Wizard Sdn. Bhd, founder of Creative MathsTM progamme for primary school students (Malaysia, Singapore and Shanghai) taught secondary school Mathematics for 11 years.school counsellor for 10 years.conducted numerous workshops on creativity and maths education in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Bulgaria, Denmark, China, USA, Hong Kong, Czech Republic, Germany, India and Taiwan.conducted training of trainers programme for teachers and executives from private sectors.developed innovative teaching aids to make learning mathematics fun and effective.

Publication

  1. Mathematical Magic and Craft: A fun way to develop mathematical thinking, problem-solving skills and creativity, with demo VCD (2002).
  2. m-Wizy® magic cards (2003)
  3. Teaching Children Maths the Fun and Magical Way (2004)
  4. Amazing Maths…Card Tricks (2005)Creative MathsTM worksheets

Media Appearance

  • Invited speaker at RTM Ai FM radio channel (every Thursday in Sept. & Oct. 2005)
  • Invited speaker at RTM Ai FM radio channel, live seminars
  • Invited speaker at FM93.8 radio channel, Singapore
  • Invited speaker at FM93.8 radio channel, Singapore, live seminars
  • Invited speaker at RTM TraXXfm radio channel
  • Invited speaker at 8TV Eve Dairy and TV3 “Wanita Hari Ini” programme
  • Interviewed by Singapore Suria News Channel
  • Interviewed by RTM TV1, TV2
  • Nanyang Siang Pao columnist for Creative Maths
  • Upin and Ipin Comic Magazine columnist for Creative Maths

Affiliations

  • Vice President (Education) of Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers (MAPS)
  • Member of Persatuan Pemidato Malaysia
  • Member of the National Association of Gifted Children, Malaysia (NAGCM)
  • Member of Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS)
  • Member of Malaysian Association of Creativity and Invention (MACRI)
  • Member of MENSA

Education

  • Bachelor of  Science with Education (1989), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Certified Professional Trainer (2003) International professional Managers Association (IPMA, UK)