Why parents choose Lorna Whiston?

About Us

Lorna Whiston Centres have helped Malaysian students find their confidence and develop language skills since 1997. We offer English language, Speech & Drama and Public Speaking programmes for pre-primary to secondary students. In addition, we also offer a range of customised teacher and corporate training programmes for adults. Today, Lorna Whiston Centre is located in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI).

With specially trained and passionate, native English speaking teachers from countries like the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the Lorna Whiston name is synonymous with great English education. Our specially designed courses are certified by the Malaysian Ministry of Education and our individualized reading programmes make us leaders in helping students discover their voice in the English language.

Who is Lorna Whiston?

As a young teacher, Lorna Whiston taught in the UK before coming to Malaysia to teach with the British Armed Forces. She later taught at international schools in both Malaysia and Singapore and became a school principal in 1971.

In 1980, she established the first Lorna Whiston Centre in Singapore with the aim of improving the standard of English language amongst students. The demand for quality, world-class English courses have put the Lorna Whiston name at the forefront of language enrichment programmes for students in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Our Vision

Transforming Lives Through Learning

Our Mission

Confidence starts with language, and at Lorna Whiston we commit ourselves to quality. We aim to transform lives through exceptional learning experiences for students, and strive to build upon our reputation in order to become the most relevant, respected, customer-centred and successful educational institution of its kind in the region, increasing our market share in the process.

Core Values

Collaboration: Our supportive, positive and personable works together to ensure the success of the whole group.

Integrity: We conduct our business to the highest standards of professional behaviour and ethics; we are honest, ethical and transparent with all stakeholders and customers.

Education: Learning is our raison d'être—it’s central to everything we do. We are committed to lifelong learning; when we make mistakes, we learn from them and do better next time.

Determination: We love challenges, and we go above and beyond to reach our goals—we are driven to be the best we can possibly be.

Innovation: The world changes every day, and we encourage our staff to look to the future so we can stay ahead of the curve.

To inspire students to learn

At Lorna Whiston Centres, our students come first. Our commitment to educational excellence lies behind every decision that is made. We continually encourage our students to develop a life-long love for learning.

To help students find their voice and confidence

Good communication relies on proficiency in language. We work hard to help our students find their voice in the highly competitive, multi-cultural world of the 21st century; allowing them to succeed in any social climate.

To nurture students to their full potential

We understand the importance of working individually with students to bring out the best in them and encourage their social awareness.

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