Mandarin Chinese - Qingwei Li

Head of Department

Qingwei joined Marlborough College as Head of Chinese in 2015. After completing her Master’s Degree in Linguistics at Southwest Jiaotong University in China, she worked on the EU-China Natural Forest Management Project in the Tibetan plateau and the Consulate-General of France in Sichuan. After moving to the UK, Qingwei gained her QTS in 2012 with CILT, the National Centre for Languages where she later became a board member. She also established the UK’s first Chinese immersion programme in a school in Hampshire where pupils study a third of their curriculum in Chinese. She is a tutor at Morris and in charge of badminton. Qingwei is a keen traveller and enjoys photography.