Staff Profile

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Norizan Tan

MA (TESOL) (SUT), PGrad Dip (TESOL) (RELC), BEd (Hons) (TESL) (UiTM)

School of Foundation Studies

Office No:+60 82 260 685
Room No: G204
Email: ntan@swinburne.edu.my


Before joining Swinburne, Norizan worked at the English Language Centre as an English language teacher from 1995 to 2009.

Altogether she has 20 years of teaching experience. She has taught English to students from preparatory to adult levels.

Throughout her time with Swinburne, she has taught various units in the Foundation and Intensive English programs. Currently, she is teaching Academic & Communication Skills B in the Swinburne Foundation program.

Apart from teaching students academic English, Norizan is also passionate about drama and hopes that students will be able to use drama as a platform for them to improve their English language as well as provide them with the opportunities for personal growth.

Research Interests

  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Professional Memberships

  • The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (Asia TEFL)

Honours & Awards

  • Highly Commended, Vice Chancellor’s 2018 Culture & Value Award