We are very proud of our current team. Our teachers are highly-skilled, experienced and well-travelled educators, while our administrators are dedicated to monitoring and assisting with all aspects of our students’ progress.

In addition, we also draw upon the support of our parent company, the Ruyang Guardianship, to provide a happy, safe and productive learning environment for our younger students. 

Dr Gwynne Harries


After a successful career as a Head Teacher, Gwynne has taken a leading role at Ruyang, making sure that our students get all the help they need to achieve their goals.

Kosh Huang

Head of Admissions & Student Welfare

Kosh has served as Admissions Officer and managed the administration of our main office for many years, matching students to the right course and making sure that our service adapts to the changing needs of the students.

Simon Runswick

Head of English

Simon is an accomplished teacher of English as a Foreign Language, with experience of a wide variety of students and teaching environments. He has helped many of our students achieve impressive goals quickly by creating individual study plans.

Sonila Ndini

Student Welfare Officer

Sonila monitors the well-being of all LLA students, ready to help with any concerns.

Manuela Balski

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages & English

Serena Chiarucci

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages & English

Joanna Baines

Teacher of English & Modern Foreign Languages

And, of course...our teachers and students!

The key to our success.

Although every group is different, we maintain the same attitude to progressive learning and a happy social life that has produced so many success stories over the years. Everyone is included and made to feel welcome, and each and every student is a valued member of our LLA community. Even after you’ve finished the course, you’ll always be welcomed back as a friend!