Zhang Jinyan

Senior Chinese language teacher

Jinyan joined The Children’s Place in February 2002. She is hardworking and enthusiastic in her work.

At The Children’s Place, she has taught children from 18 months to 6 years old.

Jinyan graduated in Early Childhood Education from Zhonghua Women’s College in Shandong, China, in 1997. She worked as a Chinese language teacher in Sheng Jing Kindergarten from 1997 to 2001, before joining us in 2002.

Throughout her years with us, Jinyan has taken courses to enhance her professional development.

In 2013, she completed a course in “Strategies on Teaching Picture Storybooks” conducted by the Singapore Centre for Chinese language.

In 2014, she completed Art Express Training (Art Styles).

In 2015, she completed “The Storyteller in the Kindergarten Classroom”, which covered the fundamentals of storytelling to suit the educational objective, techniques for engaging your audience and effective use of voice, facial expression and gesture.

In 2016, she completed training in Silk Screen Printing and Relief Art.

Jinyan is a reliable and dedicated teacher. Her lessons are enjoyable and well loved by the children.