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Discover the secret behind Being the country’s best OET review center, JRooz is composed of top-caliber instructors with relevant medical and nursing background backing up their OET training certification. Knowing the ins and outs of the exams, our instructors utilize only up-to-date training materials ensuring only the best test outcomes. Read on and learn more of the instructors of the top OET review provider in the Philippines.

OET ACADEMIC TEAM

Sybil Nighswonger
Sybil NighswongerDirector, Occupational English Test Department
Sybil Nighswonger is the director of PTE Academic’s English Department. A woman with exceptional linguistic abilities, Sybil dedicated a large part of her life honing her language and teaching skills.

After graduating cum laude at the University of the Philippines—Diliman with a Bachelor of Science in Education (Major in English and Minor in Social Studies), she pursued a Master’s degree in the same university—majoring in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Sybil later took her educational training abroad. She earned a postgraduate certificate in Education at the University of Hong Kong (Major in English and Minor in Literature) and accomplished a summer course for Spanish Language Teachers in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. She presented papers dedicated to Language and Reading in Singapore, Taiwan, and the Philippines.

Before working in PTE Academic, she served as the Level Coordinator for the Intermediate Department of PAREF Woordrose School, Inc. in Muntinlupa. She was also a member of the school’s Academic Council. Sybil also previously worked as an English teacher at Reedley International School in Quezon City.

Armed with years of training and work experience in the academe, Sybil brings her expertise to JRooz PTE Academic Review Center and has since helped countless PTE test-takers achieve their score goals and take a step closer toward their dreams.

AVERY F. DALUZ
AVERY F. DALUZOET Head
A graduate of St. Louis University, Baguio City, Avery has been an IELTS instructor for more than two years was the former Baguio Branch Program Coordinator. Now, aside for heading the OET Academic Team, Avery is also the present IELTS Program Manager for JRooz Review Center, Inc., exhibiting not only his expertise on English language tests, but also his drive and passion for helping students attain their best possible scores and begin their journey toward achieving their dream careers.

Aside for his communications and language expertise, Avery is also a registered RN/EMT with an eleven-year hospital experience—five of which spent in the stress-laden Emergency Room. With this background in the healthcare industry, reviewees should be rest assured that they will be in the hands of someone who understands their practice and their goals.

MA. LUISA FRANCESCA T. PAREDES
MA. LUISA FRANCESCA T. PAREDESOET Assistant Head Instructor/Manila Branch OET Instructor
Ma. Luisa is a graduate of Trinity University of Asia—St. Luke’s. She is a registered Nurse and a basic life support provider. This background in the healthcare industry is backed by a reputable four-year career as an IELTS instructor and presently serving as the Manila Branch Program Coordinator.

Prior to her career as an English language review instructor, Ma. Luisa worked as a Communications Enhancement Trainer in a BPO company. She is also a Berlitz Language Assessment Coach, further cementing her expertise in the field of communications.

MA. CRISTINA G. MORALES
MA. CRISTINA G. MORALESOET Instructor — Davao
For reviewees from the South, Ma. Cristina offers an impressive training background. With two-year experience as a TOEFL instructor specializing in Listening, three-year experience as an IELTS instructor, one-year experience as an IELTS writing specialist, she is one of JRooz’s most versatile English language instructors. With an IELTS band score of 8.0, Ma. Cristina is also a registered nurse, a graduate of Ateneo de Davao University, and uses her knowledge on healthcare to further instruct and guide her students in a holistic training experience.
FRANCIS JAN SETH T. ALBACITE
FRANCIS JAN SETH T. ALBACITEOET Instructor — Makati
A BS Biology graduate of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Francis has combined his background on biology with his knowledge of English-language exams in his career as an IELTS instructor for more than a year. Dedicated toward only going for the best, he ensures that each reviewee will gain a deeper understanding of the examination and thus securing only success.
IMELDA VIRGINIA P. GUNDARAN
IMELDA VIRGINIA P. GUNDARANOET Instructor — Baguio
Prior to being an OET Instructor, Imelda worked for six years as a Clinical Instructor at the Benguet State University, College of Nursing. She is a nursing graduate of the same university with a post-graduate degree in MA Nursing Major in Adult Nursing from the Baguio Central University. Alongside this solid background in healthcare, Imelda is also an experienced English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and was a Senior English Teacher at 51Talk English Tutorial, making her an invaluable addition to the JRooz OET Academic Team.
ANTONIETTE T. BAÑES
ANTONIETTE T. BAÑESOET Instructor—Cebu
With a three-year career as an English Communication Specialist specializing in pronunciation, Antoniette is a certified TOEIC and IELTS Instructor and a Business English Instructor. Backing these solid English-language credentials, she is also a registered nurse: a vital combination of healthcare and language expertise, making her a top-caliber OET instructor.