About us

Peter Moore is from Australia and moved to China with his family in 1993.  He was the co-founder of Southcloud Chinese Language Program and the CLAW (Culture, Language & Worldview) Learning Resource Centre.   Peter has been working as a culture and language learning consultant for over fifteen years providing language and culture learning workshops as well as individual coaching to learners. Peter has been on the organising committee of the Asian Congress on Language Learning (ACLL) as well as the China Hanpei Association.  He was one of the trainers of the Wheaton College ICCT Language Coach Workshop.  Peter has a Masters in Applied Linguistics through Monash University, Australia and is the director of Compass Learning Services as well as one of the course designers and trainers. Since 2013 Peter has been based in Australia

Janelle Moore is also from Australia and has also been living in China since 1993.  Janelle has been involved in coaching and asssessing language learners since 2000.  She is a SOPI Chinese speaking test rater, certified by the Center of Applied Linguistics – Georgetown University, USA. She trains and prepares Chinese raters for certification.  Janelle has presented at the Wheaton College ICCT Language Coach Workshop on the topic of “Oral Assessments”.  Janelle is married to Peter and they have three children who have grown up in China. Janelle is also currently living in Australia