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STEVEN McCUMASKEY
British

Teaching English in Schools on a volunteering project in China

         

On a personal level, this placement has proven to be one of the best things I have ever done. Being removed from the comfort zone of the UK and placed into a foreign, often alien culture has excelled my confidence and re-shaped my perception of life and my career goals.

The classroom experience has been excellent and although the workload was obviously less than that of a working teacher, the placement is a great introduction to life in the classroom.

I would definitely recommend this placement to others, whether you have aspirations to be a teacher or not. It is a real confidence builder and will improve your people skills, and you will certainly come away a different person. Adapting to a new culture so far away from home and suddenly finding yourself away from all your friends and family is sometimes stressful, but to come out on the other side is a fantastic feeling and something I feel very proud of.

If you’re thinking of a career as a teacher in any capacity, then this is a great placement, as it provides valuable classroom experience and gives an insight into the realities of teaching.

If you’re not intending to pursue a career in teaching, this is still a great placement and would be ideal for anyone looking for a change of scenery and some fresh, stimulating work in an endlessly exciting and crazy place.

Learning about cultural difference proved to be one of the most fascinating aspects of staying in China. If you’re thinking of doing this teaching placement, go for it. I did and I have no regrets whatsoever.

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