The IFT Tourism and Hotel School courses are led by highly-qualified professionals, who develop and implement structured teaching plans that provide opportunities for students to pursue a rewarding career in their chosen fields.

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KURMA MAC

COORDINATOR FOR MACAO OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS RECOGNITION SYSTEM (MORS) AND HOSPITALITY COURSES

Mr. Mac worked for more than 15 years in the hospitality and tourism sectors. He joined IFT in 2002. As the coordinator of the MORS courses, Mr. Mac has most recently been involved in taking the system to Mainland China.

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EDWYN TAM

COORDINATOR FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE COURSES

Mr. Tam joined IFT in 2005 and has more than 25 years of experience in the food and beverage sector. He arranges special, internationally-recognised courses, and stages food and beverage events and competitions.

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MICHAEL CHAN

COORDINATOR FOR HERITAGE AND TOURISM COURSES

Mr. Chan came to IFT in 1997. He started in the tourism industry as a tour guide, before progressing through a 10-year career. He is in charge of IFT’s Specialist Guide for World Heritage Sites Programme and coordinates special talks on culture and heritage. Mr. Chan earned a Master’s Degree in Tourism Management from Huaqiao University in Mainland China.

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QUEENIE TANG

COORDINATOR FOR RETAIL, EVENTS AND BUSINESS COURSES

Ms. Tang specialises in advertising, public relations and the management of retail operations. She holds a Master’s Degree in Mass Communications from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Ms. Tang held positions in the media industry and in retailing before turning to teaching in 2002. She commenced at IFT in 2009.

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TINA FU

COORDINATOR FOR CREATIVE STUDIES AND IT COURSES

Ms. Fu teaches courses in graphic design and the creative arts. She joined IFT in 2009, having begun a teaching career 7 years earlier. Previously she worked as a graphic designer for several marketing and advertising enterprises. Ms. Fu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Communication from the Macao Polytechnic Institute. In recent years, she also has been involved in the organisation of art exhibitions at IFT, many involving artwork produced by instructors and students engaged in creative study courses at the Institute.

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VINITA CHAN

COORDINATOR FOR HEALTH, SPA AND BEAUTY COURSES

Ms. Chan has worked at IFT since 2002 as a specialist lecturer in food hygiene and nutrition. She is an internationally-certified instructor in food safety, and an examination proctor. Ms. Chan’s professional experience includes working in hospitality as well as education. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences, earned at the University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada, and a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics awarded by the University of New England, Australia. She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Macau.

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SARAH WU

COORDINATOR FOR LANGUAGE COURSES

Ms. Wu is a seasoned instructor of English and has taught respectively adults in continuing education programmes, high-school pupils, police officers and staff in hospitality, tourism and other fields. Ms. Wu joined IFT in 2005. Her Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics is from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom.

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