Mar 07, 2024

Edwina Yu

  • teacher, writer, editor, encoder, social media coordinator
  • South Korea
Part time Communications Education: Elementary Education: Middle/High School Ministry, Campus Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth

Personal Summary

I have been a Catholic for 46 years because my clans are Catholics. I intend to be one for the 

rest of my life. I have been a of teacher of English for about 17 years now.

I'm also a contributor and a social media coordinator for togrowgood.com.

This is a Catholic website founded by Ms. Rachel Smith. This website is a 

podcast collection of conversion stories to the Catholic faith. 

My interests include writing, editing, proofreading, reading, swimming, among others. 

Work Experience

English Teacher
Oct 2024 - Present LYT English Academy

Teach reading and speaking to elementary students. 

Volunteer Contributor
Dec 2023 - Present togrowgood.com

Write Sunday reflections/devotions for togrowgood website. 

Volunteer Social Media Coordinator
Aug 2023 - Present https://www.instagram.com/togrowgood/

Make and summarize devotions, choose scripture quotes, and write titles for scripture 
scribbles pages of togrowgood using Canva. 


Coordinate the done work with Ms. Smith for approval using Slack and Trello. 


Following the given formats, upload the finished pages for the said account.

Full-time English Teacher
Apr 2022 - Sep 2023 GnB English School

Taught reading and speaking to elementary students and writing to middle school 
students. 

Part-time English Teacher
May 2019 - Apr 2024 Kim Komji English Academy

Taught speaking to elementary students. 

Full-time Substitute English Teacher
Jan 2019 - Mar 2019 International Language Academy of California

Taught reading, writing, and speaking to elementary and middle school students.

Part-time English Teacher
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018 Irum Hagwon

Taught reading, writing, and speaking to elementary and middle school students. 

Instructor III
Nov 2009 - Feb 2014 Mabalacat City College

Taught English subjects to college students of different majors. 

Teacher, English Proficiency Program
Aug 2006 - Oct 2009 Living Stone International School

Taught Korean adults, university, high school, middle school, and elementary levels. 

Instructor
Jun 2002 - May 2006 Dee Hwa Liong College Foundation

Taught English and Literature subjects to nursing, midwifery, education, and business 
administration students. 

Coordinator, Department of Languages and Literature
Jun 2012 - Jan 2014 Mabalacat City College, Philippines

-Wrote letters for students, colleagues, and administrators. 
-Prepared, proofread, and edited course syllabi for the English subjects of different majors. 
-Reviewed, proofread, and edited teacher-made tests submitted by instructors. 
-Drafted faculty teaching schedule. 
-Made formal and informal observations and evaluations of instructors’ performance. 
-Interviewed, observed, and evaluated applicants for English teaching position. 
-Sat as a panelist in several thesis writers' oral defense. 
-Wrote speeches of some officials in the organization and the local community. 
-Served as a judge in several school and inter-school essay and slogan writing contests, 
oratorical, declamation, impromptu, extemporaneous speeches, etc. 
-Proofread and edited the student handbook. 

Coordinator, English Proficiency Program
Oct 2006 - Aug 2008 Living Stone International School

-Drafted course outlines, orientation kits, and other related paraphernalia and prepared 
learning and evaluation tools for the program intended for Korean clients. 
-Proofread and edited weekly lesson plans submitted by the teachers. 
-Made and constantly revised faculty and student schedules. 
-Researched on and compiled appropriate level tests for students. 
-Ensured that all academic and non-academic activities of students were carried out well. 
-Made formal and informal observations and evaluations of faculty members. 
-Interviewed, observed, and evaluated applicants for English teaching position. 
-Served as a resource speaker for the basic grammar training of colleagues.

Publication Adviser
Aug 2002 - May 2006 Dee Hwa Liong College Foundation, Philippines

-Proofread and edited the writers’ articles and prepared layout using dummy sheets. 
-Checked the publication’s layout before the final printing. 
-Conducted speech training for students enrolled in the call center course. 
-Conducted journalism workshops for high school and college students in other schools. 

Education

Master of Arts major in Teaching English
Jun 2001 - Nov 2011 Holy Angel University, Philippines
Bachelor of Arts major in English
Jun 1995 - Apr 1999 Holy Angel University, Philippines

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