Chinese Geography 101

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Traveling to another country can be such a whirlwind of emotions, both positive and negative. I know that in my experience, I underwent a full range of sentiments when confronted with an opportunity to work in Asia: a combination of excitement and anxiousness paired with curiosity and incredulity. Moreover, I remember that in the exact […]

One System, Several Names: Breaking Down the Chinese Currency System

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For foreigners coming to China, the money system can be frustrating with all the various names describing the same thing. Cash (and WeChat Pay/Alipay) is key in China, and foreigners often can’t use debit/credit cards. Therefore, it’s increasingly important for travelers to become familiar with the currency system. Which terms stand for what, and how […]

Teacher Spotlight

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To help kick-off the summer months and build excitement for the upcoming academic year, GoGlobal Jobs is bringing to you a new blog series called Teacher Spotlights, showcasing our outstanding Ambright American High School (+AP) Program teachers and their stories while they live and work in China.   This month, Dr. Ken Smith shares with […]

Inside the Classroom: 9 Educational Differences Between China and the U.S.

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The United States and China are debatably two of the most influential nations in the world, but each unique country fosters their next generations of leaders in incredibly different ways. These 9 Educational Differences Between China and the U.S. demonstrate how tradition and culture begins in the classroom.   1. Class sizes China: In middle […]