The UK's Mandarin Chinese Teaching Specialists

Established in 2007, Dragons in Europe is the UK’s specialist provider of Mandarin Chinese teachers and teaching materials to primary and secondary schools. With a team of over 50 experienced teachers and a western-style teaching methodology, we have enabled a large number of young students to enjoy learning about China’s fantastic language and culture.

If you would like to give your students or children this fantastic opportunity, please contact us for more information.

Visit our testimonials page to hear what schools have to say about our services.

Our Main Services

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  • Teaching on Curriculum

    Mandarin Chinese is becoming an important part of offering a progressive curriculum to students of all ages. We provide teachers, resources and continuing support throughout the year to a growing number of schools.

    “I have enjoyed working with Dragons and have appreciated your thoroughly professional approach. The teachers you have sent and the service you have provided have been top notch!” MFL Head, Queen’s College London, February 16

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  • School Trips to China

    Practise your Chinese language skills whilst meeting local students, engaging in real-life language exercises and exploring the fascinating sights and culture of China.

    “Dragons in Europe, who provide teachers to our school, organised and accompanied us on our inaugural school trip to Beijing. This provided a well-planned, inspiring and unforgettable experience for the pupils. Xiexie!”
    Deputy Head, The Charter School, February 16

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  • GCSE Mandarin Chinese Study Groups

    An off-timetable programme aimed at aspiring young linguists who want to gain a GCSE in Mandarin Chinese. The programme runs for 3 years and is usually started in year 8 or 9. A trip to Beijing is included as an integral part of the tuition, which takes place in small groups local to you.

    “This exciting new initiative has been designed with our pupils in mind and offers a much-needed opportunity for them to gain a GCSE in this important language.” – Silas Edmonds, Head of Surbiton High School Seniors

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  • Dragons in Europe on BBC Radio 5Live

    Listen to Dragons in Europe on BBC Radio 5 Live here!

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  • New video now online showing our school trip ‘China’s Capital’ Itinerary

    Get a taste for China whilst watching our latest promotional video for our school trips service.

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  • Dragons in China welcomes the Charter School to Beijing!

    Students from The Charter School in south London enjoy exploring the Beijing Olympic Park on their China trip.

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  • Dragons in China website launched!

    Our new trip arm, Dragons in China ( is now running school trips to both Beijing and Shanghai in 2016!

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Our Videos

Watch our 'Video for Parents' to see how we can start teaching your child