Teacher story

How to find Chinese students via WeChat marketing – Brian’s top tips!

Let’s welcome Brian, from America, to share his insights and successes from our recent free WeChat marketing bootcamp! Brian started teaching ESL online with VIPkid five years ago, then started switching to independent teaching in 2020. Now, he has 22 private students. Want to join our future free monthly bootcamps? Sign up here for email …

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Teacher success story: Liam

Liam is originally from the UK but now lives in southern China. He is an experienced teacher who previously taught with PalFish before going independent in 2020. Liam is now earning a stable full time income just from teaching his own private students, using the Abridge Academy curriculum. In today’s teacher success story, let’s invite …

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Mentor of the Month: Lois

Congratulations Lois, our May 2021 mentor of the month! Lois is currently studying for an MA in Education Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University and plans to become a secondary history teacher. She also has an MA in History from the University of Glasgow.  Since joining us in January 2021, Lois has already taught over 50 …

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Mentor of the Month: Holly

Congratulations to our December mentor of the month: Holly! Holly, studying Japanese at the University of Cambridge, joined us in March this year having previously au paired in China with the homestay tutor program and taught debating at summer camp programs in Japan.  She has already taught seven students with the Star Mentor program as …

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Mentor of the Month: Jadwiga

Congratulations Jadwiga, October’s mentor of the month! Jadwiga, studying Chinese at Lancaster University, joined us in March 2020 and has already taught over 100 classes with the Star Mentor program. Jadwiga’s ability to connect with younger children, understand linguistic differences and engage kids with fun educational games has made her one of our most popular …

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Mentor of the Month: Megan

Let’s give a big welcome to our latest Mentor of the Month! Megan, from Bristol but studying Education at Durham University, joined our online tutoring program in March 2020. With her enthusiastic personality and passion for teaching, she has quickly become one of our most popular tutors – teaching over 10 students in the past …

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Mentor of the Month: Athina

Mentor of the Month August 2020 Let’s give a big welcome to our latest Mentor of the Month! Athina, studying Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham, joined our online tutoring program in April 2020. She has quickly become one of our top tutors, particularly specialising in teaching fun science themed classes!  As well as teaching …

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Mentor of the Month: Meg

Mentor of the Month September 2020 Let’s give a huge congratulations to our next Mentor of the Month! Meg first joined us on the summer camp program in Beijing in 2019, before joining our online tutoring program this year.  She has taught over 40 students and almost 1000 class sessions to date, while also taking …

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