Wynn Chew graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) with Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Economics and Japanese Studies. She went on to pursue a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Physical Education and Mathematics) at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore. She has also undergone International Baccalaureate’s specialised training in guiding students for their Creativity, Activity, Service projects.
Wynn taught Physical Education and Mathematics at Mayflower Secondary School from 2006 to 2012. She was appointed Subject Head Discipline/Student Leadership in 2009 and subsequently undertook the position of Acting Head of Department for Physical Education/Co-Curricular Activities in 2011. Wynn was awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award (Individual Category) in recognition of her innovative teaching in Physical Education in 2007 and was the finalist for Outstanding Youth In Education Award (OYEA) organised by Ministry of Education and National Youth Council in 2009.
Wynn has a strong passion for sports and the outdoors. She represented her secondary school in inter-school table-tennis games, and was the Vice-Captain of the Rock-Climbing team and Assistant Pioneering Chief of the Outdoor Activities Club (ODAC) in her junior college. She is currently a National Player for the Singapore Tchoukball Women Team and has represented the country in several overseas Tchoukball competitions such as the World Tchoukball Championships 2011 held in Ferrara, Italy, where her team attained 3rd position in the Women’s Category.
As an avid sportsperson who loves the outdoors, Wynn believes that experiential education through sports and outdoor provides an innovative platform for character-building and values-sharing that are beyond the classroom setting, preparing the students for real world situations in the future.