Educated at UCL Institute of Education, where she obtained her degree of Master of Arts in Effective Learning and Teaching, Jiannan also holds a Bachelor of English degree from Beijing Language and Culture University, China. She has excellent experience teaching Mandarin, firstly at A-plus Chinese School in Manila, and then at Brighton College, Abu Dhabi. Her teaching has covered Primary as well as Secondary year levels. Jiannan is passionate about the power of language, team work, and flipped learning to enable effective an classroom environment. She loves hiking, camping and swimming.