Jonathan has been involved in education for more than a decade and has taught in schools in Malaysia and Singapore. He has extensive experience in international education as a teacher and as a Head of Department, leading both International Baccalaureate and National Curriculum courses.
Jonathan specialises in teaching Mandarin, both for native speakers and as a foreign language. He has been involved in establishing a number of schools, and his participation in developing the Mandarin curriculum and teaching is well recognised. He has also presented workshops to a variety of audiences and has had teaching articles published.
Jonathan received several awards from his previous schools and one was the Merit Award for his entry 'The Use of an Authentic Video Clip to Enhance Oral Communication Skills' in the Teachers' Category for the School Digital Media Awards, organised by the Ministry of Education of Singapore.
In his spare time, Jonathan loves travelling with his family members to enhance his knowledge and widen his perspective of different countries and cultures.