Alyssa Zhang obtained her bachelor's degree in literature from Jilin University, and was later recommended to Sun Yat-sen University for a master's degree with her outstanding results. After graduation, she worked as a Chinese teacher in many schools in South Africa, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, designing experiential language courses with diverse themes and cultural integration. She participated a lot in how to customize education to meet the individual needs of each student and how to cultivate a culture of joyful learning as co-create with the students. She enjoys teaching and learning, which makes her really want to further the career on education. Alyssa believes that the original intention of education should be to explore with each child, to learn from the world, and to become a life-long learner.
Wu Xiaorong studied for a Bachelor’s in Chinese Language and Literature at Shandong Normal University and for a Master’s in Classic Chinese Literature at Nanjing University. A teaching fellow for Teach for China in Lincang, Yuannan, Xiaorong has also taught at the Chinese International School Hangzhou an the Nanjing Qinhuai Foreign Language School and will teach CLL here at Whittle.
Li Yalin graduated with a Bachelor’s in English Education from Qingdao University and a Master’s in Comparative Literature from Hong Kong Baptist University; she also holds a Diploma in Special Needs Education at Hong Kong University. Yalin has worked in Qingdao Danshan Public School and the Hong Kong International Montessori School, and joins us as a CLL teacher.
Dr Cleo Wang holds a Bachelor’s in Applied Linguistics from the Communication University of China, a Master’s in Drama and Theatre Education from the University of Warwick (UK) and a PhD in Arts Education also from the University of Warwick. She has published numerous articles in English journals and taught Literature, Drama and Chinese at schools in Nanjing, Guangzhou, Beijing and Shenzhen before joining Whittle as a CLL teacher.