Ms. Ma received her M. Ed. in Curriculum Design and Instruction from Queen’s University, Canada. Since 1995, she has taught Chinese at GCSE, A/AS and IB B levels to students from native/near-native to non-background. Yamin Ma has extensive experience of teaching Chinese to both primary and secondary level students and has run many workshops for teachers in the same field. Yamin Ma is the author of Chinese textbook series “Chinese Made Easy” and “Easy Steps to Chinese”. As the director of the ACT-Education Consultancy Limited, she provides consultancy in Chinese language teaching and learning and organizes “Innovative Chinese Teaching Conference” in different countries and regions around the world.