Mr. Moloney is the Head of the EAL Department in the Secondary Years and the Grade 7 Pastoral Leader at GEMS/XCL World Academy. He is originally from Ireland and has experience teaching students ranging from Grade 1 right through to the university level. Mr. Moloney previously taught EAL students in Malaysia and Qatar. He has visited more than 50 countries and territories around the world. His favourite hobbies include reading, writing, hiking, travelling and long-distance touring on his motorcycle. Mr. Moloney is married and has a young son called Cillian.
Mr. Moloney believes in the magic of reading and encourages his students to read for pleasure.
“If children develop the consistent habit of reading for pleasure then they will be well equipped to become life-long readers and learners. In this regard, it is essential that we as teachers promote and encourage kids to read more,” he says.