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Al Yasat Private School

(K-12) Staff and Specialist Teachers


Rea Ramos Clerical Librarian
Rea Ramos-Pastrana comes from the shoe capital of the Philippines Marikina City. She completed her Bachelor degree in Library and Information Science at Polytechnic University of the Philippines. After graduating she became a high-school librarian in her alumni school in Rodriguez Rizal for almost 2 years. Then she transferred in a Maritime school as an academic librarian. Rea has lived in the U.A.E for almost seven years now. She has been a librarian at Al Yasat for four years now and she loves to read stories with children.
Labiba Abu Khadra School Councellor
Mrs. Labiba has B.A degree in Psychology, Philosophy and Sociology. With over 19 years of working in schools with students, between teaching and counselling, spending 10 continuous years in Al Yasat. For the 15 years, she has been living in Abu Dhabi, with her husband and their four kids. One of Labiba`s self-set targets is to see the children enjoying learning with self-confidence to reach what they aspire.​ ​ Labiba​ ​ loves​ ​ traveling​ ​ and​ ​ enjoys​ ​ walking.
Rania Allouh Arabic (Non Arab) Teacher
Rania Allouh worked at Al Yasat Private School since August 2000. She holds the position of Arabic teacher for Non-Native Speakers for the Elementary classes. Rania’s four children have all studied all studied at Al Yasat.
Ceanlia Vermeulen K-12 People Of Determination (POD) & Talented And Gifted (TAG) Coordinator

Ms Ceanlia Vermeulen’s career to date has exposed her to the corporate, small commercial and public service environments. She’s passionate about education, teaching, especially curriculum development and teacher training. She’s our POD & TAG Head. POD is People Of Determination (previously called Special Educational Needs) and TAG is Talented And Gifted. Ceanlia has experience teaching from Kindergarten right through to adults with her main area of expertise in Special Education Needs. She compiled several training manuals, has presented at conference workshops for Outcome Based Education and Information Communication Technology and is an accredited assessor. She worked in South African schools for 21 years and 8 years in the UAE where she enjoyed the opportunity to teach a diverse group of students, including those in the primary, high school and special needs with ADD/ADHD, autism, non - compliant behaviour, learning disabilities, mentally handicap and physical challenges as well as the talented and gifted. Ceanlia has had many years of teaching experience in both the classroom and as a specialist in the areas of languages, remediation and the library. She has also held a variety of leadership roles that include Curriculum Coordinator and Special Olympics District Coordinator. She was a Course leader for Human Development International conducting classes in assisting learners with learning problems, offering courses for students at different schools, including attending courses and compiling study guides for students. She has also had employment with a software company as Regional Manager and Consultant Trainer and was director at Athena Interactive Training Network, a private, SETA accredited training institution. Outside of school Ceanlia is an avid Toastmaster where she’s the Vice-President Education of her club and a Pathways Guide in District 105 (comprised of four countries in the Middle East, including: Oman, UAE, Jordan and Lebanon). Yearly she volunteers at the Dubai Rugby 7s as a field marshal and manager. When she’s not enjoying time with family and friends she enjoys reading and painting with acrylics. Her future education plans is to pursue a Masters in Education.