2018 Orientation


2018 Fall Orientation

After arriving in China, teachers are required to complete a training course at ISAC campus located at Zhejiang University Huajiachi campus. The goals of the orientation are

  • To understand Chinese life, culture and language in depth
  • To share useful teaching methods, resources and classroom management ideas
  • To examine the English curriculum and textbooks of Chinese schools and find the most effective ways to teach
  • To improve teaching skills through lesson planning and presentation



The 2018 Fall Term Orientation is from Aug. 22, 2018 to Aug. 24st, 2018.

Aug. 22 9:00am -11:00am Registration
12:30pm Group Lunch
1:30-4:30pm Chinese Culture Session
Aug. 23 9:30-11:30am Life in China Session
1:30-4:30pm Teaching in China Session 1
Aug. 24 9:30-12:00am Teaching in China Session 2
12:30pm Group Lunch
2:00pm Hangzhou City Tour


Orientation Keynotes


Room 221, West Wing Building, Zhejiang University Huajiachi Campus, Hangzhou, China


Duration 3 days at the end of Jan or August (twice a year)
Training Hours 12 class hours
Eligibility Teachers who will start to teach English for the Spring or Fall semester
Requirements All EEPIC teachers are required to complete trainings deemed necessary by EEPIC or their Bureau of Education. The training will be held at the Zhejiang University (Huajiachi campus)
Accommodation Accommodation and Meals are provided at campus for free to EEPIC staff and teachers
Other Fee Although Orientation is free for all EEPIC teachers, there will be a 300 RMB(about 45 USD) day tour fee, which needs to be paid at the registrar
Travel Expense Reimbursable up to 500 RMB (keep your receipt for reimbursement purposes)