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 A Second or Foreign Language from the National Taiwan Normal University and the 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 in 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.