Ivy was born in Taiwan, and is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. She is also fluent in English, Korean and Japanese. She is a certified Mandarin teacher of Teaching Chinese as Second/Foreign Language from the National Taiwan Normal University and Ministry of Education in Taiwan. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Language and Applied Linguistics from Yuan-Ze University, she has taught Mandarin across various school settings in Seoul, including Seoul Chinese Primary School and EtonHouse Prep. In 2020, she was awarded a MA Education from University College London and received an International Baccalaureate (IB) advanced certificate in teaching and learning research. She teaches students from early years to Senior School. Her experience as a teacher of students from a diverse range of age levels, abilities, and cultural and national backgrounds has fostered and developed her ability to work diplomatically and successfully in a wide variety of environments.