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    Elijah Abdullah, teacher at Dipont Education
    Friday 23 Oct 2020

    Elijah Abdullah, originally from Florida in the United States, joined Dipont Education this summer. He is working as a history teacher in our international curriculum center in Shenzhen Foreign Languages School, which offers Advanced Placement and A-level programs. He’s been a classroom teacher for more than a decade and has spent

    Thursday 24 Sep 2020

    Matt Sibbit is head of department in our A-level center at Zhangjiagang IVY Experimental School. He has lived in Zhangjiagang for more than five years in total. Here, he tells us about his experiences of life in a small Chinese city. Despite a population of more than a million, Zhangjiagang

    The front cover of a presentation on working in China
    Tuesday 2 Jun 2020

    If you couldn’t join us for our recent webinar on the professional support new teachers will receive when they work for Dipont, you can watch it again here or on our YouTube channel. Peter was joined by Caroline Lincoln, deputy director for academic quality management, who talked about the wide-ranging and ongoing

    A computer and mobile phone
    Wednesday 29 Apr 2020

    We held an online info session for those interested in the teaching opportunities available with Dipont Education. The session can be watched again below or on our YouTube channel.

    John Birchall
    Tuesday 12 Nov 2019

    His career in international education has taken him from his native Scotland to China, stopping off at St Helena, Spain, Indonesia and Oman en route. And after a decade at the helm of Dipont Education’s education development, John Birchall is happy to see where life’s journey takes him next.

    Peter Derby-Crook
    Wednesday 6 Nov 2019

    Highly regarded international educator Peter Derby-Crook MBE has joined Dipont Education as its new director of education. He will take over the role from John Birchall who will be stepping sideways to focus on a number of key projects for Dipont in the next year.

    A head and shoulder image of Rosalina Menton, an employee at Dipont Education
    Thursday 6 Jun 2019

    Rosalina Menton has taught English language and literature in our international center at Hangzhou Foreign Language School since 2016. In 2017, she won the Dipont Education ‘teacher of the year award’, an annual award. Here she writes about her experiences of teaching in China. “Having come from a successful media

    Tuesday 21 May 2019

    Brenda Mercer teaches in the Dipont Education international center at Dalian No. 24 High School. She has lived in Dalian, in the northeast of China, with her husband from the United Kingdom since 2018. Here, she talks about what it’s like to live in Dalian. I was completely clueless about

    The city wall in Xi'an, China
    Wednesday 20 Mar 2019

    Bhrigu Deka is the center principal of the Dipont Education international center at Xi’an Gaoxin No.1 High School. He has lived in China since 2004 but settled in Xi’an with his wife and young son in 2015. Here, he talks about what it’s like to live in Xi’an, one of

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