Meet our Languages Mandarin Subject Lead


James Stagg

Languages Mandarin Subject Lead

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What does your role entail? 

My role entails a whole range of different work and duties, including training teachers, teaching students, supporting Languages Leaders, developing resources for the curriculum and for teaching lessons, working with data to develop strategies for teaching and learning and much much more. No day is the same in education.

What are your credentials/experience to your current position? 

I have a BA in Business Management and Chinese, a Masters of Education and the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership, both specifically in the field of Chinese teaching and learning.

What is the highlight of your role? 

Seeing students of all ages and abilities excited when they can write whole sentences or a full paragraph in Chinese characters.

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires

- William Arthur Ward