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    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

    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.

    Tuesday 7 Apr 2020

    Oliver Knapman, recruitment manager for Dipont’s Shanghai Huaer Collegiate School Kunshan, talks about his career and his role in recruiting staff to our exciting new school development. Dipont: Can you tell us a bit about your professional background and role with Dipont? Oliver: I have been in teacher recruitment in

    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 man signing a fake teaching contract
    Wednesday 28 Aug 2019

    It’s a sad reality that there are people out there who will try to scam teachers by offering them fake teaching contracts. These fake contracts are often in the name of reputable companies like Dipont Education or one of our schools. So how can you spot and avoid these scams?

    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

    A passport on an article about visa for teaching in China
    Friday 26 Apr 2019

    You’ve accepted a teaching position in China, so now it’s time to navigate the process of obtaining a visa for teaching in China. Though it can seem daunting, we are here to help and our experienced teams will solve any problems along the way. After placement (if you’re still job-hunting,

    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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