Head of ISA Liwan International School (Opening Soon)
Co-head of ISA Wenhua Liwan School
30 years of experience in education, including 15 years’ leadership experience.
The former Headmaster at Victoria English School as well as International School of
Indiana, both schools ranked top in their area.
The former Deputy Head of Utahloy International School and Principal of its secondary
IB Diploma Examiner, IB MYP assessment moderator & School Consultant, workshop leader
Deputy Head of ISA Wenhua Liwan School
Principal of ISA Wenhua Liwan Secondary School
Ms. Wang graduated from Beijing Normal University and was Obtained UCL school leadership
She has over 20 years’ experience of teaching and management in the mainstream
international programmes such as IB, IGCSE, A Level and AP.
She served as Vice Principal of High School and IBDP Coordinator in GCGS. The average
score of IBDP examinations during her tenure was over 40, ranking among the best in
China. Her students are all over the world top universities, including Oxbridge in the
UK and Ivy League in the US.
She also served as an IBDP training officer and math examiner in the Asia Pacific region
of IB International Diploma Organization.
Principal of Early Years
Angela joined ISA Tianhe in 2018.
She has over 21 years of teaching experience in the UK, Middle East, and China and
specializes in early years education.
Since 2019, as Early Years Coordinator and a member of the Senior Leadership Team Angela
has led the Tianhe Early Years department and teaching team to ensure all children, aged
from two to six years, received quality teaching, and learning in a creative, safe
Angela enjoys working in an international environment and is committed to the ethos and
core values of the ISA family to develop and implement an academic and holistic
curriculum for children in an international setting.
Principal of Middle School
Peter Guo is the Principal of Middle School Division in Guangzhou Aisha Liwan
International School. He has worked in well-known International Schools. Extensive
experience in teaching MYP and DP language and literature, language acquisition and TOK
He received his bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Hunan
University of Science and Technology in 2012, and his master’s degrees in Counseling
Psychology and Educational Psychology from Assumption University and University of Kent.
In 2022, he received the education Leadership training from The School of Education of
Harvard University. Peter has worked in domestic public schools, international schools,
and many schools in Thailand and the United Kingdom, with rich teaching experience.
Deputy Principal of Primary School
Ms. Xie graduated from the Foreign Language Department of Xiangtan University and was
afforded a certificate upon completion of school leadership course by UCL.
She has been engaged in education for more than 20 years and has rich experience in
teaching and management in mainstream international programme such as IBPYP.
She served as vice Principal of Primary School and PYP Coordinator in GCGS. During her
tenure, she led the our-people/senior-faculty-team to obtain the first PYP authorisation
in Mainland China and
successfully explored a way to integrate national curriculum with international
She is also the IBAP PYP workshop leader, school visiting our-people/senior-faculty-team
leader and school
Head of Boarding
Graduate of the University of Bristol and University of Surrey with thirty years working
in education as Faculty Head, Head of Y12 and Y13 and a boarding Housemaster. Twenty of
these have been in well respected British and International boarding schools.
Founding Senior Leader in Boarding and Pastoral Care in two start-up schools in China
alongside teaching Wellbeing and Physics at IGCSE, A Level and IBDP.
Is an advocate in holistic education and believes in “living the lives” of the students
producing a safe, caring and supportive environment working with students to foster
positive attitudes and relationships to allow them to challenge themselves and be
risk-takers without fear of being judged.
Head of Operations of ISA Liwan
Senior international education and international school operation management expert for
more than 20 years. Engaged in many international schools’ founding projects in
Former Deputy Director of the National Higher Diploma Program Office (HND) of the China
Study Abroad Service Center, which is currently the biggest Chinese-foreign cooperative
school program with the largest number of students in China.
The former Board Member of Wuhan University. The former Board Member of the American
International School of Guangzhou (AISG). Having maintained in-depth communication with
renowned universities in China such as Tsinghua University, Wuhan University, Wuhan
University of Technology and Sun Yat-sen University. Having a wealth of experience in
establishing channels for international exchange and cooperation programmes.
Wuhan University, Wuhan University of Technology and Sun Yat-sen University. Having a
wealth of experience in establishing channels for international exchange and cooperation
Initiated the Study Abroad Scholarship Programme in Guangzhou and other first-tier
cities, helping many students enter world-renowned universities such as the Oxford,
Cambridge, the Ivy League, etc.
Deputy Principal of Early Years
Ms. Tammy Chan, a highly respected, established and qualified practitioner with over
twenty- three years’ experience in Early Years and Elementary education.
She is the lecturer in Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education and
Kindergarten Principal Certificate.
She has held the principal position in numerous International Kindergartens for fourteen
years, and an International Elementary School in Hong Kong for five years across four
schools working with IB-PYP, Montessori, Chinese curriculums developing sustainable,
multi-cultural, child centered inquiry-based programmes in each.
She is an ambassador for enquiry-based learning and is motivated by ensuring staff work
towards greater measurable achievement in children in their early years’ education.
Early Years Curriculum Coordinator
Miss Chen obtained her M.A. in Teaching and Curriculum from Michigan State University.
She specialises in early childhood education and has over 8 years of teaching experience
in international schools, including 5 years of teaching experience abroad.
She was the EY curriculum coordinator of Fettes College Guangzhou, the head of the
kindergarten and academic our-people/senior-faculty-team leader of Beijing Haidian
Kaiwen Academy, and homeroom
teacher in Post Oak Academy in the United States.
Deputy Principal of Primary & PYP Coordinator
Jeremiah CHUA is from Singapore and has 16 years of experience in bilingual and
international education. Starting off as a Homeroom Teacher, he has also taken on
leadership roles such as Deputy Head of Primary, PYP Coordinator, Subject Coordinator
and Grade Leader. Additionally, he served in Singapore’s Ministry of Education and
worked with national leaders on educational policies.
He holds a bachelor’s in Education, a master’s in Cross Cultural Communication and a
certificate in School Management and Leadership. He currently serves the IB as a
Programme Leader, Workshop Leader and Site Visitor. He also contributes to the IB as a
member of the PYP Subject Guidance Development team.
He is committed to creating an inclusive learning and teaching environment where all in
the learning community are encouraged to do and be their best. He is particularly
motivated by how the learning can lead to taking action for a better world.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Multimedia Technology from Birmingham, followed by a PGCE
international and Master in Education at the University of Nottingham, UK.
9 years of work experience in international and bilingual IB world schools as MYP
Coordinator, Projects Coordinator, Teacher Librarian, ICT Coordinator, Interdisciplinary
Learning Coordinator, MYP and DP teacher.
Experienced IB Workshop Leader, IB MYP Examiner and Apple Professional Learning
Her passion is engaging students in their learning journey and supporting them to become
active, responsible lifelong learners. As an educator, she strives to create a safe and
supportive learning environment for all learners, and to guide them in developing their
IB Diploma Programme Coordinator, has been associated with the field of education for
the past 19 years and has been working as an IB DP coordinator for the past 8 years. She
is a member of IBEN – International Baccalaureate Educator Network for the Asia Pacific
region. She is also a visiting team member for ACSWASC- Accrediting Commission for
Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
She has worked as an IB Diploma Programme coordinator, pedagogical team leader and
university counsellor in leading international schools in Pakistan and now China.
She is a qualified teacher for Theory of Knowledge, English B, CAS and is also an
experienced IB DP University Counsellor. Snober also is an IB examiner for English B and
She has also worked as a telephone counsellor with the NSPCC – UK (National Society for
the prevention of cruelty to children) one of the largest charities in the world that
work against child abuse.
She got her Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from the UK and a master’s degree
in Gender and Women study from Pakistan.
Teacher of Design
Christophe Gigon is Digital Coordinator and Head of Art and Design. He is an experienced
teacher (15 years), previously EdTech Coordinator and Head of Design. He is currently
online facilitator for Pamoja (IB), MOOC co-author and community manager for La Sorbonne
and online coach in Project-Based learning.
He gained 3 degrees : a Masters in EdTech and Media Information Literacy (La Sorbonne-
Paris III), a Graduate diploma in Education (American University in Cairo), a Masters in
History (Université Libre de Bruxelles). Christophe is a life-long learner who speaks
fluently French, English, Spanish and Dutch.
He strongly believes that our mission as educators is to develop well-rounded,
autonomous individuals who display a genuine understanding of today's world challenges
and the willingness to take positive actions.
Teacher of Mathematics
Head of House
Ingrid is a passionate educator. With over 22 years’ experience as a teacher of
Mathematics and TOK teacher, she is also a high school Head of Year, IB senior examiner,
content creator and author for numerous educational publishers (Oxford University Press,
Kognity, the IB...) as well as a sustainability leader and a Wellbeing and Mindfulness
field practitioner and Duke of Edinburg l. She came to China 10 years ago after having
taught in UK, Egypt and Uganda. She holds 2 masters and 3 degrees: Maths MSc, PGC, BSc
Hons, (Open University / Paris 6 University), Linguistics & French as a 2nd Language MA
( Rouen University ), Visual Arts-Media studies Ba ( Panthéon-Sorbonne University),
PGCE, (St Martin’s College), English Ba ( Jules Verne/Keele University) and a few other
qualifications in Sustainability and Counselling.
Enthusiastic, creative and committed to the IB philosophy, she has a very holistic
approach of teaching. She sees the role of a teacher as a key part of the development of
the child into a well-balanced adult, a self-regulatory learner and -obviously- a
citizen of the World. To enhancement intrinsic motivation, she believes students need to
be inspired to develop a clear understanding of their ideal selves and the influence of
their surrounding. This personal and global awareness empowered students with a vision
of their life hence fulfill their true potential. She also thrives to make learning
meaningful and impactive. Using project base learning and experiential learning she
prompts critical analysis, reflections, curiosity, and creativity on top of application
of academic skills. Leading student through this all process and raising future
innovators and leaders is to her eyes her biggest achievement.
Rodney Allan Callinan
English, EAL & foreign languages Coordinator
Bachelor of Education (Primary) with majors in Mandarin and PE & Health; Master of
Education and Training in Teaching English as a Second Language.
Over 14 years’ teaching experience.
Has been the teacher of Kindergarten at Country Garden and Victoria schools, teacher of
Grades 2-4 at the Canadian International school, China, teacher of high school English
literature, IELTS and TEOFL at Country Garden school.
Has been the teacher of Grade 11 and 12 Mandarin, Dance and Study support in Canberra,