Matt Ali Bugucam



Lifelong learner. Believes in sustainability in every aspects of life. Technology enthusiast. Experienced teacher. Full-stack newbie.
Challengaholic. Loyal Apple user. Numbers leads the dance.

ESL Teacher & Full-Stack Developer.

Entegrates 21st century skills and technology with education.

  • Birthday: 23 Jan 1979
  • Website:
  • Phone: +84 789 375 250
  • City: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Age: 43
  • Degree: Master of Education
  • Email:
  • Freelance: Available

Dedicated and experienced ESL teacher with a passion for educating today's youth and helping to support them academically, emotionally and socially for a better sustainable world.




Hours Of Teaching experience

Years in Education

IT Skills

HTML 5100%
CSS 95%
JavaScript 85%
React.js 80%
Django 75%

Teaching Skills

Teaching Abroad 78%
Online Teaching Platforms 90%
Lesson Planning 85%
Evaluation Criteria Design 80%
Creative Teaching Style 90%
Teaching for 21st Century Skills 95%



Matt Ali Bugucam

Living and working as ESL teacher in Vietnam for 4 years. Ready to enhance his path with web developing. Aware of the need for the new technological opportunities in the field of education.
Open to innovative projects enhancing education with technology.

  • 423 Minh Khai, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • +84 789 375 250


Master of Education

2020 - 2022

University of Essex, UK

Bachelor of Art in Linguistics

September 2005 - June 2009

Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey


Child Protection for International Schools

August 2021

EduCare | CORBIS


August 2017

Ofqual | Gatehouse Awards

Pedagogical Formation

Jan 2016 - July 2016

Dokuzeylul University, Izmir, Turkey

Professional Experience

Vinschool, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Developed syllabus and lesson plans.
  • Conducted online teaching after the pandemic.
  • Content-based LMS management.
  • Student-lead parent meetings.
  • Applied 21st century skills to the curriculum.
  • Enhanced lessons with project-based teaching.
  • Taught CLIL
August 2019 - Present

ESL Teacher

Dream English Center, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Taught students from ages 5 to 13.
  • Organized an English Festival for the new enrollment season.
  • Selected new skill-based course books instead of the pre-existing grammar-based materials.
  • Recruited new teachers of English, interviewed and got them oriented to the institution's system.
Aug 2019 - Nov 2019

ESL Teacher

Victoria Education JSC, Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Worked as a full-time Teacher of English at public schools in Vietnam's national education system.
September 2018 - June 2019

ESL Teacher

Engoly Academy - Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Taught skill-based English to primary school student.
  • Built a new Cambridge YLE based curriculum.
  • Designed the learning environment with the student-centered approach for more feasible classroom management and productive teaching.
  • Developed new teaching material for smartboard and classroom activities.
June 2018 - September 2019

Academic Support

PoPoDoo English Center - Quang Ninh, Vietnam

  • Upgraded Language Center’s curriculum to Cambridge YLE (Starters, Movers, Flyers).
  • Designed student profile and history tracking system to enable better success monitoring and assessment indicator.
  • Established the school-parent cooperation club.
  • Organized parent visits on a regular basis and gave parent consultation services for better studying and motivational conditions for learners.
  • Developed lesson plans aligned with the Cambridge Curriculum. Planned English lessons to meet curriculum standards.
  • Organized extracurricular activities to enable learners to practice their language knowledge in real situations.
  • Facilitated theatrical and filming performances with learners to present their linguistics knowledge.
October 2017 - April 2018

Cambridge YLE Teacher

Yamanlar Karsiyaka Elementary School - Izmir, Turkey

  • Taught English Language skills from 3rd grade to 7th grade.
  • Prepared students for Cambridge YLE (Starters, Movers, Flyers), KET, and PET exams.
  • Provided extra materials and trial tests. Monitored students’ progress, and wrote monthly reports.
  • Contributed to school management as a member of the English Teaching Board; selected coursebooks, and developed curriculum meeting the national standards.
  • Planned and managed students’ annual English activity schedule such as theatrical plays, English Festivals, school trips, inter-school contests, debate events, etc.
  • Contributed YACP (Yamanlar Academic Coaching Program) as guide teacher responsible for 14 students.
  • Managed the Parent-Teacher Association and organized the parent clubs’ activities.
September 2013 - June 2016

Homeroom Teacher



423 Minh Khai, Hanoi, Vietnam


+84 789 375 259

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