About Us


My name is Aiqin. I was born and raised in Beijing, China. I have taught in IB international schools both as a specialist Chinese teacher and a Chinese homeroom teacher in overseas and in China.
I am enthusiastic with using students’ stories to develop their Chinese proficiency in all language skills which are all based on their daily experience, interest and readiness.
I am the Head of Department this year.

My name is Laurie and I teach World Language French from Grade 1 to 5 – Grade 1 Novice 1, Grade 2 Novice 2, Grade 3 Novice 2, Grade 4 Novice 3, Grade 5 Novice 1. I have been teaching at UNIS for 8 years, and living in Hanoi with my husband and 2 children since 2007.
I am passionate about learning a language using the language, learning through play and students taking ownership of their own learning. On my free time I enjoy reading, listening to nature sounds and crafting with my children, Mia and Rafael.

My name is Claire and I teach World Language French from Grade 1 to 5 – Grade 1 Novice 1, Grade 2 Novice 2, Grade 3 Novice 3, Grade 4 Novice 1, Grade 5 Novice 2. I have been teaching at UNIS for 9 years, and living in Hanoi with my husband and 3 children since 2009.
I am passionate about learning a language using the language, learning through play and students taking ownership of their own learning. I am learning about introducing mindfulness in the classroom. On my free time I enjoy reading, playing Ukulele, acting in drama play, teaching Yoga to kids and of course spending quality time with my children.


My Name is Christophe Denizot, I am from France. This is my first year at UNIS Hanoi. I am very excited to be here and being part of the UNIS community and living in Vietnam. I teach World Language French from Grade 2 to Grade 5. I teach Grade 2 and 3 Novice 1, Grade 4 Novice 4 and Grade 5 Novice 3. Before coming to Hanoi, I was teaching French in Mongolia, Japan and Czech republic. I enjoy using technologies with language acquisition and I am excited to use it with my classes this year. On my free time, I enjoy cooking and learning about different cuisine so I think I am in the right city! I am also a language student, I am learning Spanish at the moment.

My name is Dung Tran and I teach Vietnamese in Elementary school. This year I am teaching three courses such as Vietnamese World Language (Grade 2 and grade 5), Vietnamese Mother Tounge (Grade 1, 3 and 4), and Vietnamese cultural studies (K1 and K2). I have been teaching at UNIS since 1994, and I am living in Hanoi with my husband and 2 children.
I am passionate about learning a language using the language, learning through play and students taking ownership of their own learning. I am learning about introducing mindfulness in the classroom. In my free time I enjoy reading, practising Yoga and mindfulness and spending time with my family.

 

My name is Huyen Nguyen and I teach Vietnamese in Elementary School. This year I am teaching three courses such as: Vietnamese Mother Tongue (Grade 2, grade 4 and grade 5), Vietnamese World language( Grade 1, grade 3) and Vietnamese Cultural studies( Kindergarten 2).
I am enthusiastic in teaching young learner learning a language through the language and meaningful hands-on activities.
In my free time, I enjoy being in the kitchen, listening to music and spending time with my family in my hometown.

My name is Le and I am teaching Vietnamese at Elementary School, Grade 2 MT, Grade 3 MT and Grade 4 WL this school year.

Having been teaching languages for 13 years, I am dedicated to guiding students to succeed while inspiring an insatiable passion for learning. The best part of being a teacher, for me, is to spend quality time with students and being part of their development. During my free time, I love reading, travelling and learning new things like yoga.

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