What Rebecca Harvested from China…

Rebecca Fanning from University of Kent went to China with us in the summer of 2013. This was what she said to us after she returned. Indeed, she then went to Hong Kong as an exchange student for a year during her study in university. Rebecca made many Chinese friends and studied the language while she was out there. She was in love with this culture. When I contacted her recently, she showed me she could type in Chinese!

Rebecca

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Summer Voluntary Teaching in China

Voluntary Summer Teaching in China is a popular programme that attracts many university students in the UK every year. Its aim is to create good cultural relations and experience for selected British volunteers to teach English in Chinese schools. More than 130 selected university students from all over this country have been sent to China since 2005.

Highlights of the programme include:

  • 2 weeks of teaching keen students
  • 5 days of free travel in China
  • Free full board accommodation
  • Certificates signed by the Mayor
  • Opportunities to learn KungFu and calligraphy
  • Caring back up service throughout the trip

What will I benefit from it?

  • A great teaching experience in China.
  • Seeing China not as a tourist, but as it is!
  • Experiencing first hand a different culture, modern yet with its roots in antiquity.
  • A very reasonably priced trip to China.
  • Making life-long friends.
  • Enjoying being treated like a celebrity!
  • Guaranteed good summer sunshine.
  • Will be awarded a certificate by the Mayor of Brighton and Hove!

This programme is run by Education China, a UK registered company based in Brighton. Drop an email to mail@educationchina.co.uk , we will send you the application pack as soon as we hear from you! Click here to view more photos from previous years. It’s a great programme, 100% of participated volunteers would recommend to their friends. So don’t miss out for this year!

Henry in China II

More photos of Henry in China. He is having a wonderful time with his host family! He is going to Taiwan tomorrow with another host family. Woo!! 😀

 

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Henry in China

A few days after his A levels exams, Henry boarded his flight to China on 1st July with great excitement, because he is going to spend his summer of 2014 with a Chinese host family in Huizhou, Guangdong! After a long flight, He arrived his new home safely the next day. It has been a week, here are some short notes from him:

“China is fantastic, thank you, very hot though.”

“Here’s a photo of us at 红花湖 with some of the cousins too. Jingxiang is very quiet and it seems he is not very interested in learning English although he is very kind and we get on well. The whole family have been amazing, helping me to understand what’s going on and taking me to wonderful places.”

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Great Teaching Time with Chinese Kids!

Our volunteers are working 15th-25th July this year. The teaching is hard and challenging, but the volunteers are having a great time with the lovely Chinese children. Our Chinese staff are enjoying it too. 😀

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Volunteers Back from China with Amazing Experience!

With the last 2 girls landed Heathrow last Friday, all of our 9 volunteers have arrived the UK safely from China. Places they went to included Guangzhou, Zeng Cheng, Yang Shuo, Shanghai, Xi An and Beijing. They loved teaching the children; enjoyed the natural beauty of Yang Shuo; cried for the wonderful performance set on the river; stunned by the Chinese circus; thrilled by the skyscrapers in Shanghai; tickled by the foot massage, astonished by seeing frogs on the table!

Photos of 2011 and previous years…