Yu Yu Khaing received her BA in English Language and Literature from Dagon University in 2004, and a Diploma in ELT Methodology from the Yangon Institute of Education in 2012. She also studied Chinese to Intermediate level at the University of Foreign Languages in 2002.
Ms. Khaing started her language teaching career as a tutor in English, but soon progressed to teaching Burmese to foreigners working in Burma. Her classes encompassed both one-to-one and group teaching. She has also been one of the team of language teachers for the Win Academy, catering to university students from the US, UK and Australia, and the annual Okell-Watkins courses, providing intensive tuition in Yangon and Chiang Mai.
She has developed her own course material and exercises for language learners, and is currently collaborating with John Okell on a much needed intermediate level course.