Valentina (Li Mei Ping)

From England.


Graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc degree in Psychology and work experience in educational research.

Studied Mandarin Language at Beijing Language and Culture University, China. 

Three years teaching experience in China and England.

Specialises in teaching young students Mandarin language and Chinese culture.


Valentina has a great interest in China and strongly supports the teaching and learning of Mandarin as a foreign language.  Since graduating she has worked in a learning environment helping students achieve their goals. 


Holds a DBS certificate and First Aid qualification. 







Guannan Chen (Connie)

From Shenyang, China.


The founder of Magna Education Mandarin Training Centre.

Graduated from Robert Gordon University with a Masters degree in Financial Management.

Seven years Mandarin teaching experience in England.

Teaches beginner to advanced level students, aged from 4 to 65 years old. Teaches in Barkley Bank, Penguin Publishing, Bloomberg, Grammar School, Top 10 Independent Schools

100% positive feedback from all students.


Connie established Magna Education Mandarin Training Centre for Chinese learners in London. As a qualified teacher assured by Edexcel, teaching is her lifelong career.

Her passion of teaching Mandarin Chinese was apparent since she started working in a Primary School in the UK.


Holds a DBS certificate and First Aid qualification. 



Xu Chen (Sally)

From Shanghai, China.


Qualified, experienced Mathematics teacher who applies Chinese methods and skills to improve students' mathematical thinking.

Mandarin and English language are both applied.

Specialises in training British teachers to adopt Chinese Maths teaching methods.

Over 20 years teaching experience in Shanghai Primary Schools. 


Holds a DBS certificate