Dr. Thong

Dr. Thong Weng Hing

Dr. Thong is a dedicated educator and researcher with more than 30 years of teaching experience across secondary schools, international education, and tertiary institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia, and furthered his academic journey with a Doctorate in Plant Biotechnology at Universiti Putra Malaysia, supported by a prestigious scholarship from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

His career reflects a deep commitment to both teaching and academic leadership. Dr. Thong's expertise in Science education led to his appointment as an examiner for SPM Science and later as the Chairman and Senior Lecturer of the Biology Department at a prominent Malaysian private university. His dedication to teaching excellence has been acknowledged with awards, and his passion for research is evident through his extensive publication record, with over thirty articles in reputable journals focusing on education and plant biotechnology.

Beyond his academic achievements, Dr. Thong is driven by a profound dedication to fostering academic excellence and holistic student development. He believes in creating a supportive and student-centered learning environment where mentorship between teachers and students plays a pivotal role. Dr. Thong is known for his approachability and his ability to inspire a love for learning and critical thinking skills among his students.

In his role as Principal, Dr. Thong continues to champion innovative educational practices that prepare students for success in a globalized world. His vision combines academic rigor with personalized learning experiences, ensuring that every student at Nilai International School receives a comprehensive education that extends beyond the classroom. His leadership exemplifies a commitment to nurturing well-rounded individuals equipped with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the 21st century.