China Considers Dropping English as Core Subject, Again

A proposal to make English an elective subject rather than a compulsory one has sparked a divisive dialogue on Chinese social media.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 10 March 2021

China Proposes Stricter Guidelines for Foreign Teachers

More job training, a proposed credit system and more.

by Barnaby Lofton, 24 July 2020

Roll Credits! Disney English Centers Permanently Close in China

The English-language training centers were known to utilize characters and other elements from classic Disney films.

by Matthew Bossons, 23 June 2020

These Intl. Tests are Canceled for the 4th Consecutive Month

Sittings for the IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT and more are canceled for the month of May.

by Rakini Bergundy, 24 April 2020

English Teachers Left Without Pay After Training Centers Shuttered in China

Web International English appears to be finished in China.

by That's Guangzhou, 16 October 2019

Explainer: Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung? We Have the Answer

On paper, the Great Helmsman hasn't always had the same name.

by Jesse Pottinger, 26 August 2019

Guangdong Cracks Down on Unqualified Foreign Teachers

The new rules come in response to increased complaints by parents that teachers lack proper credentials, with some said to be on tourist visas.

by Jesse Pottinger, 08 August 2019

5 Foreign Teachers Caught Without Proper Work Visa in Foshan

Each foreign teacher was fined RMB5,000 and had their Chinese visas made null and void.

by Gary Bailer, 05 August 2019

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