BA French Language (University of Regina, Canada), Cert Chinese Teaching Training(Confucius Int, Victoria University)
English Language Studies
Translation (translated books published in Taiwan), Languages (Chinese, English, French, Tibetan - learning in progress), Cultural Differences and Awareness, Mindfulness in the classroom
COUNTRIES LIVED IN
Taiwan, Canada, New Zealand.
ESL teacher in Taiwan & in QEC, Palmerston North, Academic Director of Kojen Language Schools, Taiwan, Interpreter and Translator between English/French and Chinese, Volunteer translator (over 14 years)
COMMUNITY WORK / INTERESTS
Volunteer translator for various Buddhist teachers/websites, Volunteer translator for some documentary videos
Cooking, travelling, translation & learning languages
"Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness"
"To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders."