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Guangzhou – Top 15 Things to Do

Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China, is a vibrant metropolis known for its rich history, bustling economy, and diverse culture. As one of China's largest and most [...]

Guangzhou – Top 15 Things to Do2024-06-05T15:39:54+01:00

Chinese Visa Medical

As part of the Chinese Z Visa process teachers are required to undergo a medical examination shortly after arriving in China. These assessments are mandated by the Chinese entry-exit [...]

Chinese Visa Medical2024-05-16T12:50:25+01:00

Shenzhen – Top 20 Things to Do

Nestled along the southern coast of China, Shenzhen emerges as a beacon of modernity, innovation, and dynamic growth. From its humble beginnings as a fishing village to becoming one of [...]

Shenzhen – Top 20 Things to Do2024-05-16T12:53:14+01:00

Tax Rates in China

We frequently receive questions from teachers about how the tax system in China works, and how much tax they’ll pay when teaching there. Like many other countries, China calculates income [...]

Tax Rates in China2024-04-26T08:31:09+01:00

Dan’s Story – Why I Started TEG

I’m Dan, the founder of Teach English Global. It’s approaching four years since I started my own recruitment company that helps teachers move to China, so it seems about time [...]

Dan’s Story – Why I Started TEG2024-02-07T07:57:24+00:00

Entering China Through Hong Kong

On average, the Chinese visa process takes around 6-9 weeks, with several factors influencing how quickly teachers can obtain their Z visa and enter the country. This timeframe has reduced [...]

Entering China Through Hong Kong2024-02-07T11:05:35+00:00

China Joins The Hague Apostille Convention

In a significant development on November 7th, 2023, China officially became a member of The Hague Apostille Convention, marking a momentous shift in the document authentication process for individuals looking [...]

China Joins The Hague Apostille Convention2024-02-07T11:02:37+00:00

Getting Your Money Out of China

For many educators in China, the need to transfer their earnings back to their home country is a common requirement. Some teachers do this on a monthly basis, while others [...]

Getting Your Money Out of China2024-03-01T10:41:51+00:00

China’s Big Four Cities

China is a vast country with an enormous population of roughly 1.45 billion people! Around two thirds of the Chinese population live in cities, and China now has 145 [...]

China’s Big Four Cities2024-06-06T10:17:33+01:00

What to Prepare Before Moving to China

The time has finally come. You’ve accepted a teaching position in China, completed the lengthy visa process, booked your flight, and you’re now waiting to depart and start your new [...]

What to Prepare Before Moving to China2024-03-22T11:13:56+00:00

Teaching in China in 2023

Over the last three years, moving to China to teach has been somewhat complicated, to say the least! Covid has caused extreme difficulties in obtaining work visas and has meant [...]

Teaching in China in 20232024-05-01T05:44:52+01:00

10 Interview Tips For Teachers

This blog post provides 10 tips that will help you succeed when interviewing for a teaching position in China! Tip 1 - Do Your Research First things first, do your [...]

10 Interview Tips For Teachers2023-11-23T05:05:44+00:00

International Schools in China

In China there are four main types of schools that foreign teachers typically work in, these are Kindergartens, Training Centres, Public Schools and International Schools. Out of these four, international [...]

International Schools in China2024-02-07T10:49:44+00:00

CV Writing Guide

When searching for an English teaching position in China, it’s vitally important to have a CV that contains all of the necessary information schools look for, is easy to understand, [...]

CV Writing Guide2023-11-23T05:13:54+00:00

Using a VPN in China

You may have heard that the internet in China is censored, meaning the vast majority of the popular websites and apps that you’re accustomed to browsing daily, such as Facebook, [...]

Using a VPN in China2024-03-01T10:28:01+00:00

Beijing City Guide

For the majority of China's fascinating history, Beijing has been the country's political, economic, and cultural centre. As the country's capital city for over 700 years, and one of [...]

Beijing City Guide2022-05-10T14:27:10+01:00

Shanghai City Guide

Shanghai is a colossal megacity! With a population of roughly 29.21 million people, it is one of the most populated cities in the world and also boasts some of the [...]

Shanghai City Guide2023-08-31T15:48:08+01:00
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