International lecturing staff

The Kalandra International Team are dedicated to ensuring your student journey is successful.  From enquiry through to enrolment, as well as support throughout your online training when working toward completion of your Kalandra International qualification.

Check out the team below.


Michael Chai - Chief International Relationships Officer

Michael CHAI is the Chief International Relationships Officer at Kalandra.  Education and Healthcare are two topics that enchant him. As an associate professor, he gives classes on international career development to French and Asian students. As a senior consultant at the Germany-China Medical Industry Association, he promotes healthcare training exchange between China and Germany. Before taking on these responsibilities, Michael used to be the Director China of CFP ASIE in Paris for around a decade. CFP AISE is French-Asian Professional Training Center that guided the manager-level intercultural training in the merger of Renault-Nissan under the direction of the French Ministry of Industry.

“We are a bridge of love.”Michael likes to say, “On one head, we look after the juniors; On another head, we take care of our seniors. And the greatest thing we’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return."




Lecturer - Jennifer Garcia

Jennifer is a Registered Nurse. She currently works as a school nurse and a caregiving trainer. She worked as an ICU nurse for 3 years and a clinical instructor in a College of Nursing for 3 years. She completed the NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) Level 3 Course - Health and Social Care for Adults in the United Kingdom. While taking the course in the UK, she worked as a Care Worker in a residential care home for people with learning disabilities and also worked as a Health Care Assistant (Oncology Ward) at Addenbrooke's Hospital (Cambridge University Hospital). Jennifer loves teaching, especially sharing her experiences both in the Philippines and abroad.



Lecturer:  Dayna De Leon

Dayna is a registered nurse in the Philippines and Saudi Arabia. She is also a clinical instructor in the College of Nursing in the Philippines; currently teaching Intensive Nursing Practicum. She is currently studying a Master's degree in the University of the Philippines, Manila. Dayna worked in various departments in the clinical setting prior to joining the academe such as Neonatal ICU, Labor, Delivery and Obstetric Operating Room Theaters as well as Pediatric and Adult Medical Wards.  Dayna has a 7-year-old son who inspired her to become a breastfeeding advocate and counsellor; and she has been a speaker in several seminars and webinars.  Seeing her students succeed is her greatest achievement as an educator.



Lecturer:  Bren Magat

Bren is a Registered Nurse in the Philippines and he has also worked as a former nurse in Dubai. He worked in one of the public hospitals in the Philippines for almost two years before he decided to work abroad. Bren went to Dubai and worked for in home care facilities and also in a dental clinic.  After four years he decided to return to his home country and work in Mother Theresa of Calcutta Medical Center as a nurse where he was assigned to different areas such as male/female wards and intensive care units both for adult and children. His objective is to create an excellent learning environment for his students and help them to improve their health care knowledge and abilities.



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