Admissions

Who We Are:

We bring together motivated volunteers who are native level English speakers and bilingual English/Chinese speakers to provide teaching services and to develop distributable teaching materials in China.

What We Aim For:

Our program aims to provide an opportunity for local students to interact with native level English speakers in order to enhance cultural exchanges, increase the students’ confidence to speak English, and eventually improve their English communication skills. We seek to encourage students and teachers in China to reconsider their approach to learning and teaching English, while simultaneously fostering reflection in the current English education in China among all participants and local teachers.

When and Where:

  • Time: July 11th to Aug 20th, 2017
  • Location: Pingxiang City, Jiangxi Province, China

 What You Will Do:

  • Attend intensive on-site teaching trainings
  • Teach local students of approximately 24 students per class
  • Develop your teaching practice and design your lesson plans
  • Experience Pingxiang culture and taste the local cuisine

What You Will Receive:

  • Travel stipend of up to £ 600 (UK), $1500 (US), and ¥2000 (China, 往返路费按动车二等座标准报销)
  • Food and lodging in Pingxiang, China
  • Accident and emergency insurance
  • New friends, and a spectacular experience of teaching, learning, and traveling in China

Who We Want:

Native level English speakers or bilingual English/Chinese speakers who are current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a college, university or school of an equivalent level. And you are more than welcome to apply if you are graduating this summer. We are looking for volunteers who are able to both work as part of a team and adapt to changes.

Deadline

May 10th

Key Steps:

Step 1: Submit application form (Download Application Form Here)

Step 2: 15 to 30-minute interview (Phone call, online or face-to-face)

Step 3: Decision released after interview

Step 4: Book your plane ticket (you need an itinerary for visa application if applicable)

Step 5: Apply for visa (if applicable), pack your suitcase and you are ready to go!

Key Dates:

 Pre-departure Key Dates
May 10th 11:59pm of your time zone Application Deadline
May 10th – May 15th Interview Period
May 16th Decision Released
May 20th 11:59pm of your time zone Reply date for admitted volunteers
End of May TBD Program Orientation (online or face to face)
May 20th –June 30th Flight arrangement & Visa Application
July 11th 5pm (Beijing Time) Program Assembly

LEARN

If you’re driven to know more,

see what you can learn by teaching others. 

Because inspiring others is a way to inspire yourself. 

‘Learning Journey in China’

TO LEARN. TO INSPIRE