Published on:
August 8, 2018

by: Guest

Teacher Guest Post: Living and Teaching in Shenyang

We're delighted to introduce our new resident blogger in Shenyang, Melissa Weston. Melissa graduated from the University of Sheffield in the summer of 2017, before embarking on the Teach China Graduate Program. Melissa has been working as a teacher for EF Shenyang since September 2017, and over the course of the last year, has acquired many [...]

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Published on:
October 26, 2017

by: Stephanie

How does Opportunity China choose its Partner Schools?

Here at Opportunity China we’ve recently returned from not one, but two extended due diligence ‘tours’ to meet with long-standing partner schools and prospective new partner schools. These visits are always a real highlight for the OC Management Team. This week’s blog post considers how Opportunity China choose new partner schools and monitors existing ones. What [...]

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September 13, 2017

by: Guest

Published on:
July 12, 2017

by: Will Perrins

Am I Qualified to Teach in China?

A question many potential applicants will ask themselves (and Google!) when considering a role teaching in China. Also a question that isn’t made easier when browsing through conflicting search engine results and TEFL forum postings! Here are some of the most common asked questions and the cold hard facts about eligibility for teaching in China... [...]

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Published on:
September 15, 2015

by: Guest

Chinese Style education in British schools?

Like me, you may have enjoyed the recent BBC series “Chinese School”, where Year 9 students at the Bohunt school in Liphook, Hampshire, underwent 4 weeks of Chinese style education, in an experiment to see if they could outperform their peers attending normal British Curriculum classes at the school. You can catch up on the [...]

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Published on:
June 25, 2015

by: Guest

Comparisons between British and Chinese Schools

I have worked in a number of UK state secondary schools, in Hampshire, Dorset and Surrey, and one of the things that never ceased to amaze me was that even with a national curriculum, and national standard inspecting body, the differences in teaching and standards of education varied massively depending on the school’s culture and [...]

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