Integrated Programs PYP English Class Teachers

Anja Steenekamp

As a teacher I want to inspire, support, mentor and get the chance to discover and share some of the best parts of ourselves as human beings with each other. All students are individuals, and everyone learns in their own unique way. My goal is to be able to unlock students' potential, so that no one is left behind. "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin

Christian Leliuga

Hello my name is Mr Chris and I am the PE teacher at Meishi international school.  I graduated from the University of Leeds with a bachelors degree in Sport and Exercise Science.  Since graduating I have been working as a physical education teacher and football coach.  I have worked in the sports industry for over 10 years in the UK, Hungary, America, Australia and China.  I have a huge passion for sports and exercise and my hobbies include playing football, tennis, squash and golf.

Dr.Eng.Kedir K.

After earning my B.Sc. in Computer Science, I entered the higher education world to explore my passion for research and education, where I was providing lectures for Computer Science students, advising on their research, and conducting research on the area of computer science.

After my graduation M.Sc. in Computer science, I returned to my home university to continue my carrier and assumed office work as Vice-director of the ICT center of the university in addition to providing lectures and conducting research. Then I assumed a new office Vice-dean for research and dissemination of Engineering College, where I was responsible to coordinated and lead the engineering college research and development team.

I have completed my Ph.D. in Electronic Science and Technology in July 2020, my research area is Artificial Intelligence (AI) for image processing using nature-inspired algorithms. I have conducted five researches and published four articles on international journals and conference proceedings and the fifth is under review. I have also worked in primary education for more than five years. I am a teacher with a passion for education and research, with an extensive background in Computer Science, Math, and Technology. I believe education should be simple, engaging, and reflective.

Edward Tokoane

My name is Lebohang Edward Tokoane, I’m from South Africa. I have bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering  and Technology. I have Postgraduate in Education for senior phase and FET phase specializing in Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology.

My love for teaching started when I was still at the university tutoring high school students. After graduation, I then decided to become a qualified teacher.

Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

Sheena Batutay

Bachelor of Secondary Education, Major in Biological Sciences(Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, Philippines)

Licensed Professional Teacher (LPT) since 2016

Completed 16 units of Masters of Education Major in Advanced Teaching(University of the People)

Currently finishing a postgraduate study in Education Major in Educational Management(Philippine Christian University)

I've been teaching for seven years. I previously taught Integrated Science, Biology, Physics, and Capstone Project in the Philippines (Research for Senior High). In the Philippines, I also taught music to students in grades 2-5 in the elementary department of a Chinese-Filipino school. For two years during my time at the aforementioned school, I served as an adviser (homeroom teacher) for grades 7-8. I enjoy singing as well as listening to classical and jazz music. I joined the Xavier University Glee Club during my university years and began to explore choral music. I then competed in singing contests and hosted a non-time show in my city. Teaching has been one of the most rewarding careers for me. Teaching has proven to be one of the most rewarding careers I've pursued. You are not only placed in the position of instructing and guiding children and young adults through the lifelong learning process, but you are also able to give back to the communities and share experiences that have opened up your future. This is my first year teaching at an IB school, and I'm loving it!

Dana Den

Library teacher (Building C). Graduated from The University of Manchester, holding the qualification of senior middle school English teacher.

I hope to provide a wonderful learning experience for every student.

Fu Hao

Primary Chinese Teacher

B.A. Teaching Chinese as a second Language - Sichuan Normal University

B.S.  Mass Communication -- Southeast Missouri State University

I have been working at MISCD since 2010. I loving kids and I really enjoy teaching. Spending time with such adorable children make my days. Working with professional and friendly colleagues make me become a better person. I am grateful for being a teacher here at MISCD.

Isabella Li

ESOL teacher in PYPE

B.A.  English Translation- Sichuan Normal University

I was born and grew up in Chengdu. One year after I graduated, I came to Meishi International School. First 4 years, I work as an English teacher in the middle school of Chinese Division. Then I became an English Language Acquisition teacher for 2 years, and I am proud of being one of the pioneers in the team of IB-MYP group. From 2016 to now, I have been working as an IB-PYP ESOL teacher in IB Division. I am happy here teaching in CDMIS!

Sophia Liang

Sophia Liang, Class teacher

I graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Chengdu University of Technology and a graduate degree in Linguistics and English Teaching from the University of Leeds.

I firmly believe that the best education is to empower students to learn, so that they can find the most complete self in the learning journey of self-exploration.

Sharon liu

Primary Chinese Language teacher

B. A Administration - Shijiazhuang Army Command College

I was born and grew up in Chengdu.Before I came to Meishi international school. I taught in You and Me English School Chengdu branch. This is my 11th school years in Meishi. I love working at Meishi .I am so proud of myself to be a member here. I also love spending time with kids and my dear colleagues.

CoCo Lyu

Grade 5 homeroom teacher

M.A. Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics – Xi'an International Studies University

I studied Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in Xi’an International Studies University. Before I joined Meishi, I worked as a 4th and 5th grade co-teacher in Hanova International School, and taught DP English in Jurong Country Garden International School. I love children, and really enjoy spending time and growing with them! I am grateful to be a teacher and work in Meishi!

Hannah Li

Hannah Li, Performing Arts Teacher

A member of the Communist Party of China, graduated from the College of Music at the University of York, with a Master's degree in Music Education.

As an international music educator, I am committed to combining Chinese and Western excellent music education concepts to help more students enjoy music, respect differences, show students the diversity and possibilities of the world, and build a student-centered music classroom together.

Judy Peng

Art Teacher

I was born and grew up in Chengdu. I graduated from Chengdu University and Academy of Arts & Design at Tsinghua University, majoring in Graphic Design. I have also successfully completed all courses required for the major of art education at Sichuan College of Education. However, I am not intended to be an artist. I think what I really like to do is work with children and teach them about creating artworks and acquiring knowledge in arts. I have been working in Chengdu Meishi International School since 2004. I have been very fortunate to work with children and many exceptional colleagues in this big Meishi family.

Sherry Wu

Sherry Wu, Learning Community Director (Building C)

I have been here since the establishment of Meishi. The environment, English teaching mode, and philosophy here that have deeply attracted me. I have witnessed the growth of Meishi and also gained my own happiness and happiness at Meishi.

Faith Wang

Grade 1 homeroom teacher

Associate of English Education-Chengdu University

B.A English Language and Literature-(in the process of applying to B.A at Sichuan University)

I have been teaching at Meishi since 2006, I taught foreign students Chinese the first couple of years. Then I taught middle school and primary school ESOL. Now It's my 2nd year teaching at Grade1. I love kids and enjoy being a teacher. It's good opportunity to learn and grow with the kids too.  TESOL certificate (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Zora Xiao

Zora Xiao, Math teacher

I am a member of the Communist Party of China, with a bachelor's and master's degree in mathematics, studying at Sichuan Normal University. I hold a Chinese Senior High School Teacher Qualification Certificate.Moreover, I am  good at guiding students to proactively identify problems ,make breakthroughs and respect the individual development of each student.

Joining Meishi is an honor and a great pleasure.I really look forward to getting good grades with all of us.

Sara Yao

Grade 3 homeroom teacher

MA-TESOL,  Eastern Michigan University

I lived and studied at Eastern Michigan University in America for 4 years. After earning my Master degree in TESOL in 2013, I worked as an ESL tutor and interpreter in a primary school in Ann Arbor, as well as an ESL teacher in an international school in Southfield, Michigan. My students were from all over the world! I love teaching and spending time with students. Seeing them grow makes me proud. In my free time, I enjoy reading, travelling, watching movies and gardening. So far I have been a teacher for 7 years. Working at CMIS has been one of my favorite experience for its international education.

Julie Zhu

1st - 6th Grade PE Teather

B.A.Physical  Education - Chengdu Sport Institute

When I was young, I want to be an extraordinary athlete. I practiced basketball hard day and day, Finally, I joined Sichuan Woman Basketball Team as a professional player. In the meantime, I went to college.In 2006, I left the team that I had fought for 7 years and came here. Basketball is my specialty, Children are my favorites, They make up one of the most important parts of my life. Now I seldom touch basketball and enjoy spending more and more time with children, Enjoy teaching children sports and witness their growth. I have worked here for 13 years and taught all grades. I will always love my work and stick to it!

Ivy Zhan

Grade 3 homeroom teacher

B.M Administration Management

After studying English major in Guangdong University of Foreign Study, I studied the management major in Sun Yet-Sen University and obtained TESOL teacher qualification while working in Shenzhen. I have worked in international schools for 7 years and started training and teaching in IB schools in 2017. When the teacher gives students a glass of water, they should have more than one bucket of water. The teacher itself should be a river that flows continuously and accommodates the sea of hundreds of rivers. The teacher can not just give students a glass of water ,but educate them how to get water, become a river, become a sea. In the future teaching career, I will continue to constantly advance in professionalism to actively learning and entertaining with students in IBIS.