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Explore China Program

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Put your TEFL to work!

Explore China gets you to the heart of Chinese culture and helps you develop your teaching skills.

This program is designed for TEFL graduates, gap year students or recent university graduates with a passion for exploration, meeting new people and learning new skills.

All you need is an open mind and the time to commit to a one semester TEFL teaching placement at one of our carefully selected host schools.

You get can enjoy some great benefits



How it works

Your journey to teaching in China could not be easier! 

  1. Take part in a full orientation in Shanghai and meet the local team
  2. Train with the professional staff trainer in preparation for interviews and demos which are required by most schools
  3. After interview / demo, you will be matched with a school
  4. Receive ongoing training, professional feedback and support throughout your placement

Program eligibility requirements

Program dates

You can arrive in Shanghai either in late February or late August.

Program runs: 

> February through July   (one semester)
> August through January (one semester)

Applications are now open for both arrival dates.


What you need to budget for

  1. Flight to China
  2. Visa and visa admin fees (approx £100)
  3. Police check
  4. Money for first month in China (approx £300)
  5. Travel insurance (mandatory)

Apply for Explore China now through the registration form below. A TEFL expert will contact you within 24 hours. We look forward to hearing from you!