primary Mandarin project consultant, Swire Centre Language Centre London, Harris Federation
Cara Bleiman has worked in inner-city London primary schools for the past seven years as a class teacher, English subject leader and MFL coordinator. She now works as primary Mandarin project consultant for the Harris Federation.
Cara has a background in music, anthropology, and an interest in Chinese language and culture. She graduated from Oxford University with a BA in music in 2009 and completed an MSc in social and cultural anthropology the following year. Before training as a primary school teacher she spent a year learning Mandarin in Taiwan on a Taiwanese ministry of education ‘language enrichment’ scholarship.