Final preparations before you go!
Here are a few things to consider as you make your final preparations for departure. We’ve based this on some frequently asked questions and our own experiences of living abroad. If we’re missing any key items, let us know! Most importantly, double check
Phones in China
One question we get a lot is about phones – can you use your phone in China? Should you get a local plan? How much do phones cost there? Here is an overview of some basics, but as with anything, we encourage you to do your own research, and call the recru
Packing for your move to China
Moving to China is no small process. Once you get all the paperwork done and your visa is in your passport then it’s time to get started on packing. To help with this process, we have developed a five-step process to help you get it done right the first
Finding an apartment in China – One teacher’s journey
One of our new teachers in Shanghai told us about his journey finding an apartment. We know this can be a daunting process for your and your loved ones at home worrying about you so we asked him to help with his process so your can see first hand what one
Making the most of your video interview
All right – it’s time to do this. You’ve done the research, updated your CV, written the cover letter, and now find yourself staring down a video interview. Most often these are on Skype, though sometimes employers in China will use WeChat or some other
China TEFL review – by Kerri Harper
Kerri recently arrived in China and took the China TEFL course in Beijing before going on to her new home in Chengdu. We asked her a few questions about going through the course and she was kind enough to give us some feedback.