Katja Ting – Principal
Founder and Principal of Hua Hsia Chinese School. Qualified teacher of Teaching Chinese as a second language from Taipei Language Institute in 1978. Taught within the Institute for 7 years, focusing on the Bible, preaching and public speaking. Started teaching adult classes in The Institute of Hampstead Garden Suburb in 2006.
Teaching in Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls from 2009 till present. Has taught in St. Michael Grammar School in North Finchley, Copthall School, and Hendon School.Started teaching in Hua Hsia from 2007 till present, specialising in the Cambridge Pre-U qualification and Edexcel A level courses. Working in Hendon School as a teacher examiner for the Chinese GCSE exam under both the AQA and Edexcel board.Working for CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) from 2013 till present, as an IGCSE external Moderator for both speaking and writing.
Rina Quah – Finance Officer
My name is Rina Quah and I am the Finance Officer of Hua Hsia Chinese School. I am a Chartered Certified Accountant and have been working with Hua Hsia since Aug 2009.
Roland Morgulis – Staff
Hi, I am Roland, I work on the reception at Hua Hsia‘s Hampstead branch. I am a qualified fire warden and the first point of contact for all parents
and students. I can speak French and English, and I can understand Spanish, Italian, and Chinese.
Jenny Sing: Nursery
I have been teaching Chinese in England for 32 years. I have been part of Hua Hsia since its launch in 2001.
Ching-Hui Wilkinson (Abacus)
I hold a Certificate in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from the National Taiwan Normal University as well as a Msc in Finance from University of London. I am also a qualified Abacus teacher and examiner from the Taiwanese Abacus examination board. I teach Mandarin and Abacus at all levels to both children and adults.
Hui Hui : Foundation 1 & Foundation 2
I joined Hua Hsia 5 years ago, first as a parent with two young children, then as a teacher. Before becoming an architect, I specialized in the Chinese language and taught young children. I like using images, sounds and actions to make the lessons more interesting. As a parent, I strongly believe in involving parents with the children’s learning journey, you can always learn with and learn from them!
Anthea Chou (Foundation 1)
I have been teaching Mandarin in London for two and half years. I first became interested in teaching Mandarin when my son reached the age to attend supplementary Mandarin school in London. My teaching method focuses on listening, speaking and distinguishing between the four tones which can be tricky for learners from non-Chinese background. We study this in a fun, child friendly environment where children learn from books, games, stories, songs and rhymes.
San Mei Liang (Nursery / Foundation 1)
I am a friendly, optimistic, and hard working teacher with excellent communication, organisational and administrate skills. Students find my lessons exciting and vibrant. I have worked with children of all ages and ability and believe fun and trust are essential ingredients to educational language development in the classroom.
Ting Wang (SUKA 4 / Foundation 1)
I have a Bachelor degree in Chinese Language and History from Sichuan Normal University. An enthusiastic native Mandarin Chinese teacher, with 3 years Mandarin language teaching experience in the U.K. I have taught Mandarin up to GCSE Level. A passionate Chinese language and Culture disseminator , I share my enthusiasm for languages with students. I am also a Chinese dancer and dance teacher in Chinese ethnic and folk dance.
Xin-Sian Chan (Abacus / Foundation 2)
I am from Malaysia. I joined Hua Hsia Chinese School a year ago. I am currently pursuing my chemical engineering degree at Imperial College of London. I have a strong passion in teaching as it is a rewarding experience to me. I believe that teaching is more than just imparting knowledge – it is inspiring to see how I can help students make progress in their learning journey.
Li Zhou (SUKA Beginners)
I am from Guangdong, China. After finishing my undergraduate study, I came to UK to study my postgraduate at the University of Sussex. I taught in an international private school in China a few years ago. I love teaching Mandarin so after moving back to London, I started my career in teaching Mandarin. I am a teacher of SUKA beginners class of Hua Hsia Chinese School, and also provide private instruction to students taking GCSE Chinese and IB Chinese.
Na Li (Abacus / Year 1 & 2/ GCSE Gap )
As a registered international Mandarin teacher, I have a passion to pass on my knowledge to children, your little treasures, our future. Sharing knowledge, discovering new ways of doing things, using games, cards and other things, I enthuse the children to discover and learn. I will do my best efforts to teach them the joy of learning.
Xiang-Ping Xiang (Year 2 & Year 4)
I am a optimistic and energetic person. I am a native Chinese speaker and hold English language and literature bachelor degree, plus M.A. in International Journalism. I like teaching Mandarin and have taught the age groups from 4yr to 18yr for two years. For me, Mandarin is not only a useful langue, but also it carries plenty of fun and cultural elements.
Xiao Hu (Advance Chinese 2 / Year 4)
I am an enthusiastic Native Mandarin Chinese teacher. I have a Certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Foreigin Language from SOAS, which has taught me to use different teaching approaches, especially Communicative Approach. It is necessary to apply different teaching approaches in lessons, as students have different learning preferences.
Ping-Ping Zhuang (Year 3 & 5 / Pre-U Gap)
I am passionate about teaching Mandarin, and I strive to make each of my lessons fun, relaxing and productive. I have a Master’s Degree from the University of Nottingham and a Diploma of Teaching of Community Language from Goldsmith University of London. I have 7 years teaching experience across a range of different ages. I work at Hua Hsia Chinese School and at their School Clubs for Independent schools since 2016.
Jing Xia (Adults Conversation Advance)
I was born and grew up in Beijing, China. I hold a Bachelor Degree of Art in Foreign Public Relations. I also studied at University of Westminster and got a postgraduate diploma in Accounting & Finance. I joined Hua Hsia Chinese School 10 years ago. Currently, I’ll be teaching the Adults Conversation Intermediate & Advance classes. I am an encouraging and helpful person.
Rong-Lan Johnson (Abacus / Year 1 & 2)
Children are amazing at learning languages. To help them understand the principles of the Chinese language, develop an interest in learning Mandarin, and create a curiosity in Chinese culture behind the language, these to me are the keys. I’d like to teach children a good balance between listening, speaking, reading and writing. These aims will be reflected in my teaching.
Andrew Rodgers (Pre U Campbridge Final)
I joined Hua Hsia Chinese School in October 2016. A teacher on the Pre-U course, I focus on translation, as well as Chinese History and Film. I studied Mandarin at The School of Oriental & African Studies for a year, before going on to study Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham. Currently, I am working towards a Modern Foreign Languages PGCE at The Institute of Education, University College London.
Yu-Chen Ardley (SUKA 1 / Year 1 & 2)
I was born in Taiwan but have studied and lived in the UK since 1993. I studied music composition at Bath Spa University before gaining my Masters degree in composing for film music at the London College of Music. I have given private tuition for both Chinese and piano in Taiwan. Since February 2017, I have been teaching Mandarin at Hua Hsia Chinese School.
Yuqing Hu (Private Tuition)
I am an MA TESOL graduate from UCL Institute of Education. I have a Bachelor degree in English and Masters Degree in Chinese Education. I have worked for Confucius Institute as a Mandarin teacher for three years with students varying in age from 5 to 18. Besides teaching, I am a keen promoter of traditional Chinese skills such as dancing, paper cutting, and painting.
Haiyan Zhang (Private Tuition)
I am a friendly, supportive person, with an organised approach and patient attitude. I have over 20 years experience of teaching Chinese since obtaining the bachelor degree of Modern Chinese Language and Literacy. I have worked with a wide age range of students in China and the UK.