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by Chickpea0000
Sat Feb 27, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Re: Should we pull out of China move?

teach321 wrote: > If you have dependents, be careful about China. We have a new staff member > who came in the fall and expected their family to be able to follow a few > months later. It is now almost March and there are no signs the family will > be able to get their visas anytime soon. I have rea...
by Chickpea0000
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Re: Should we pull out of China move?

Heliotrope wrote: > > This is exactly why I really dislike teachers that go back on their word - it affects > not only those schools but also the teachers that do. > I've also noticed that the teachers I've known who backed out of a signed contract or > broke contract to pursue a better-paying schoo...
by Chickpea0000
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Re: Should we pull out of China move?

When we accepted the jobs there were less cases globally, less variants, less lockdowns, China was issuing visas and there was no talk of being separated from young kids during quarantine. Getting into Qatar in August seems more realistic than getting into China. I don't want to be in limbo for the ...
by Chickpea0000
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Re: Should we pull out of China move?

We have a second interview this weekend for a school in Qatar. The salary is 25% less than China but the school is truly international unlike China. This would be better for our kids.

If offered the posts, l think we will accept and pull out of China.
by Chickpea0000
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Re: Should we pull out of China move?

My gut says it isn't going to happen. I will wait until April to make a final decision but we have resigned ourselves to staying in the UK permanently.
by Chickpea0000
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Should we pull out of China move?
Replies: 28
Views: 5451

Should we pull out of China move?

My wife and l have been teaching in uk for 13 years, we have two primary school kids.
We have accepted jobs in Shanghai for August. Obviously worried it won’t now happen.

Should we
a. Stay in our current jobs in uk
b. Continue with China
c. Apply for other international jobs
by Chickpea0000
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: COVID, 21/22 Job Season & You?
Replies: 24
Views: 7270

Re: COVID, 21/22 Job Season & You?

Helen Back wrote:
> I have yet to arrive at my 2020 post. I am not alone.

Can I ask what country?