• Live. Teach. Experience. China.

    April 17, 2017The Experience

    Forge Your Own Path

  • Technology in China

    March 21, 2012The Experience

    CellphonesChina Horizons and CellphonesVolunteer participants will be given cellphones upon arrival in China. You will not be asked to sign a cellphone contract. You will receive a pay-as-you-go phone and a SIM card. Once the initial charge is depleted …

  • FAQ’s

    January 18, 2012The Experience

    CATEGORIESGeneralLiving in ChinaCosts, Fees, & MoneyCommunicationApplication Process & EligibilityEating and Food CultureTeachingVisas & PassportsSafety & HealthTraveling Within ChinaPreparations & PackingSalaryAirfare & Getting …

  • Salary

    Teachers are typically paid at the end or beginning of each month. For fall and winter contracts, the salary is between 775 and 1200 USD per month, which in Chinese standards is a fortune. Your salary will be paid in Chinese currency, which can be depo …

  • Room and Board (Paid Program)

    Living ConditionsSince we work with both public and private schools, your school could be a boarding school where the children live and eat on the school campus; a school where students travel home on weekends; or a public school where the students com …

  • Room & Board (Volunteer)

    March 28, 2011The Experience, Volunteer

    Living ConditionsSince we work with both public and private schools, your school could be a boarding school where the children live and eat on the school campus; a school where students travel home on weekends; or a public school where the students com …

  • Introduction Video

    March 28, 2011The Experience

      

  • Packing Suggestions

    January 27, 2011The Experience

    It can be daunting to plan and prepare for 1-2 semesters in China. Here are our suggestions and places to start.Pack light!Teachers always regret packing too much. Visit the airline website for specific baggage allowances for your flight. If you do not …

  • Medical Care

    November 11, 2010The Experience

    Major medical insurance coverage is not provided by China Horizons or the host school. Any international health or evacuation insurance is at the participant’s discretion. Some options for this can be found at the following sites. China Horizons does n …

  • Teaching

    October 25, 2010The Experience

    Every school – and class within each school – varies in the English language ability of its students. Some students will be more advanced and capable of carrying on detailed conversations, while others may not be able to pronounce their own English nam …

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