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Harrow Branch Teachers

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Ms Song Shi Lu    宋 师 璐

Harrow Class One Teacher  


Ms. Song originally came from the Liaoning Province in North East China, and has lived in the UK for over 20 years. She has a master degree in IT and management, and has been working in a College since 2012. Ms. Song is a highly motivated teacher and enjoys teaching and working with children. She believes understanding a language is the key to access the richness of its culture.

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Ms Tan Yulong 谭玉龙

Harrow Class Two Teacher  


Ms Tan is originally from Guangdong in China and moved in  UK in 2005. She speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. She graduated from a college in China with a degree in computing science. Ms Tan joined Qinghua in 2017 as a teaching assistant and a supply teacher.  She now teaches Class 2A in the Harrow branch. Ms Tan loves working with children and hopes to inspire children to understand Chinese language and culture through her work at Qinghua. Ms Tan completed the Ming-Ai (London) Institute,Teaching Chinese as a Foreigh Language (Mandarin) Certificate of Achievement in July 2019.

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Ms Lim ChweeChen   林翠青

Harrow Class Three Teacher  

Ms. Lim is originally from Malaysia and has been in the UK since 2007. She obtained her BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and MSc in Building Procurement and Contracts from University of Malaya. She worked as a Senior Cost Consultant in London. She is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and Member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB).

Ms. Lim enjoys teaching and working with children and is enthusiastic about sharing her passion for language learning. Ms. Lim’s vision for her students is for them to develop their ability to communicate in the Chinese Language and speak as often as possible, especially in the classroom. 

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Ms Juan Watine   于娟

Harrow Class Four Teacher  

Fascinated by languages, Mrs. Juan Watine completed her Master’s degree in Applied Translation Studies at London Metropolitan University in 2005. She then gained the certificate for Teaching Chinese As A Foreign Language at SOAS, the University of London, in 2010. As a mum to two young boys, she enjoys working with children and understands how to engage with them effectively. Working as a full-time HR professional in one of the renowned companies in the UK, she is proud to be involved in teaching Chinese and promoting Chinese culture in our community.


Ms Shi PeiLing Sleeman 施佩伶

Harrow Class Five Teacher   


Originally from Taiwan and a graduate from the University of Brighton. She is a qualified Level 3 teaching assistant and has experience working in a UK primary school for over 2 years. She enjoys teaching and working with children and believes that parental support at home is equally as important as learning in the classroom. Mrs Sleeman joined Qinghua teaching team in September 2019.

Ms Gao LiPing  郜丽萍 

Harrow Class Six Teacher


Originally from Northern China, Ms Gao joined the Qinghua teaching staff in 2001. She thoroughly enjoys teaching Chinese to pupils, particularly children and young adults. She would like to inspire more people in the wider community to attend Qinghua language classes.


Mrs  Yue Forth  卓越

Harrow Class Seven Teacher  

Mrs Forth graduated from Minjiang University in China and, for several years, worked at the Association of Literature and Arts in Fujian, followed by a teaching position in a high school in China. Ms Forth joined the Qinghua teaching staff in 2007. 

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Ms Chen Li  陈礼

Harrow Pre-GCSE Teacher

She has an MA degree in Hospitality Management and a BA degree in Business Marketing from West London University. Ms Chen has lived in London since 2002, and was originally from the Henan province in central China. Ms Chen is always passionate about teaching the Mandarin Chinese language and is eager to make progressions with her students on their learning journey. Ms Chen is currently working as software operation support specialist in a High Tech company during the week.

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Ms Li JiaJun  栗嘉君  

Harrow Class GCSE Teacher 

Ms Li obtained her BCom and MSc from the University of Sydney and UNSW Australia with Distinction. She always has the passion in teaching and sharing comprehensive learning methodologies. She aims to create an engaging and vibrant, and most importantly, stimulating environment where the student can learn Mandarin in a fun way. She believes knowledge of languages is the doorway to wisdom.

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Ms Song  Cang’Ou Lily 宋沧鸥 

Harrow Class Beginner Adult A1 Teacher

Ms Song graduated from Harbin Normal University in China. She obtained the certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (Mandarin) in Ming-Ai (London) Institute. Ms Song has 13 years of teaching experience in China. She has a wealth of experience in educating children, adolescents and adults. She enjoys capturing students’ interest in Chinese culture. She instils confidence in all her students by making learning fun and interesting. It is very important to her that her students feel safe, happy and successful in her classroom.

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Ms Zhang Xin  张鑫

Harrow Class Advance Adult A3 Teacher 


Originally from Guiyang, Guizhou province of China, Teacher Zhang graduated from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (Wuhan in Hubei, central China) with a bachelor's degree in economics and Lund University (Lund, Sweden) for master's degree in economics. She has been working in the banking industry for more than ten years, both in China and UK. Teacher Zhang is ebullient about teaching Chinese, which is rooted in her appreciation of the beauty of the Chinese language and culture.

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