The following videos…
are part of our online orientation and teacher training package. They are meant to be viewed before your arrival to China. Please watch them all (feel free to take breaks!), as they contain important information about our company, your teaching role, and living as a foreigner in China (safety, laws, culture, challenges, etc).
When finished, please complete the short form at the bottom of this page to let us know you received all of the necessary information.
O1 – Orientation Overview
O2 – Welcome to SDE
O3 – Foreign Teachers Management System
O4 – Coming to China
O5 – Laws & Political Sensitivity Part 1
O5 – Laws & Political Sensitivity Part 2
O5 – Laws & Political Sensitivity Part 3
O5 – Laws & Political Sensitivity Part 4
O6 – Health & Safety in China Part 1
O6 – Health & Safety in China Part 2
O6 – Health & Safety in China Part 3
O7 – Cultural Challenges Part 1
O7 – Cultural Challenges Part 2
O7 – Cultural Challenges Part 3
O8 – Foreign Teachers Code of Conduct
O9 – Education in Shenzhen Part 1
O9 – Education in Shenzhen Part 2
O10 – SDE Lesson Planning
O11 – Lesson Observation Criteria
Below are 5 lesson demonstration videos by SDE teachers for each of the 5 different age levels. No need to watch them all. Please just browse the relevant videos to you to get a better feel for what the Chinese classroom environment is like before continuing on to the final video: O13 – First Days in China.