Qian is a current EAL teacher in the Senior School at Wellington College International Tianjin. She joined Wellington in 2011 and has been teaching in both Junior and Senior Schools. She is a qualified teacher of teaching English as a foreign language. She has an MA in bilingualism from the UCL, Institute of Education in London, UK. During her study, she was also a staff member of the Newsam Library and Archives at the UCL Institute of Education.
She is the chapter author of the book, Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education: Issues and Solutions and one of the guest speakers in its book launch. She is working on the Chinese version of the book, shortly to be published by Peking University Press. As a bilingual learner herself, she has a keen interest in second language acquisition and bilingualism. She always aims to create a learner-friendly environment in multilingual classrooms in order to facilitate language learning.