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

This Day in History: Artist Chiang Yee Honored with Blue Plaque

Only the third blue plaque honoring a Chinese person.

by Paul French, 29 June 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

Shanghai-based English Training Center Struggles to Survive

The owner of a Shanghai-based English training center fled China amid licensing troubles, but surprisingly returned two weeks after.

by Rakini Bergundy, 04 December 2019

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

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