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The co-founder of OURF Consultancy and an Associate Lecturer of Republic Polytechnic, Pin Lay was formerly Dean/Marketing and Technology at Nanyang Girls’ High School. A visionary and passionate educator, she did technology planning and oversees the development of e-learning in NYGH as head of IT Department. She has presented in numerous IT conferences and designed Silicon Valley trips, consulted for Oracle Education Foundation(Online High School for scholars, a pilot with SJI Vietnamese scholars). She has done many recruitment talks to primary schools and recruited scholars for Nanyang Girls’ High.

Her consultancy in OURF involved training for Apple, STA Travel, NTU, NUS, Nanyang Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Confucius Institute, Nanyang Girls’ High, Hwa Chong Institution, Chongfu Pri, Raffles Institution, MGS, SJI, MOE Gifted Education and MOE Talent Development Institute amongst many others.

Yong Tau Foo Team© using Chinese Ink

She designs workshops for schools and organisations. “ Ink.Journey Into Self” is a series of 4 workshops that shares the values of being a mindful and empathic person. It is a fun and novel approach to discovering more about yourself through the Yong Tau Foo Team© using Chinese ink. Her ebook, on “Tips for Busy Parents: Education in a Singapore School” is available on, ibookstore and Barnes and Noble.


She has presented in numerous international and local conferences on innovative initiatives on education, i-Learning, presentation skills for NEMation  and “Being a Happy Singaporean” at Career 2012 for PMETs.  


Pin Lay holds a BSc (NUS, Singapore), Dip-in-Ed, Dip-in-Departmental Management (NTU, Singapore), Grad Dip Business Admin(SIM, Singapore) and MSc(Andrews University, USA). She learnt Chinese painting and Calligraphy under Mr Tan Khim Ser and Mr Guo JianPing from Confucius Institute, NTU Singapore.


APD Certification for Digital Literacy & Technology Infused Learning (Apple Professional Development ), Apple Learning Tours for iPad

WSQ – Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (Institute of Adult Learning) CU1-6

ExtendedDISC® Advanced Certification (ExtendedDISC® Pte Ltd)

Emergenetics® Associate (Emergenetics Asia Pte Ltd)

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