Visiting China soon? Start here

Visiting China soon? Start here

Teach in China

Thinking of teaching in China? Browse our best resources, and get your TEFL certificate from our China TEFL Store.

School in China

Teach English in China guide

Get a balanced account of teaching English in China from an ex-teacher. From planning and salaries to what to bring, this article is a great starting point for anyone interested in teaching in China.

Reading time: 12 minutes

Chinese school students

10 do’s and don’ts for teaching in China

This free e-book offers plenty of advice and practical tips to ensure that your teaching experience in China is enjoyable. Read the PDF guide now, or save it and read later. No email address needed!

Reading time: 20 minutes

English teacher China

The truth about China TEFL certification

There’s a lot of misinformation when it comes to teaching in China, especially the TEFL certification requirements. This article clears it up.

Reading time: 7 minutes

Teaching in China

Teaching English in Dongguan

Elyssa from the UK shares her experience teaching English in a Chinese kindergarten in Dongguan, Guangdong province. She says it was one of the best experiences of her life.

Reading time: 6 minutes

Chinese classroom

Don’t get screwed by your school in China

In this honest account, teacher Kim highlights what to watch out for when you teach in China. He says you need resilience and adaptability to be a successful teacher in China.

Reading time: 6 minutes

Heading to China?

Don’t Forget Your TEFL

A Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate is essential for teaching in China, unless you have an education degree. Most schools require the TEFL course to be at least 120 hours in duration.

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