Xue Teng, is the headteacher of Huaxia Chinese School, the first Mandarin-language school in Greater Manchester since 2004.
She is passionate about her teaching and had introduced a robust framework to improve management and teaching. She has transformed the school into one of the leading supplementary schools in both the Manchester Chinese community and the supplementary education sector.
She has established a school awards system and personally-designed certificates to reward her students. School children in the art club had designed special cards for commendations to recognise their achievements. Her passion and dedication have been widely acknowledged within the Chinese Community countrywide. Huaxia was one of the first three UK schools awarded “Chinese language education model school’ status by the Chinese State Council in 2009.
Xue was named “Volunteer of the Year” in 2011 by her employer (University of Manchester). In 2017, Huaxia was awarded the Gold award by NRCSE, a national support organisation for supplementary schools.
2011年，她的雇主曼徹斯特大學（University of Manchester）將她評為“年度最佳志願者”2017年，華夏獲得了全國補習學校支持組織NRCSE的金獎。