English teacher Sophie Pan leads a class at the Xiehe Bilingual School in Shanghai. Photo: Steve Cray

China should choose its English teachers based on skill, not country of origin

Andrew Sewell says the recent decision by China’s government to bar Filipino English teachers because they are not ‘native’ demonstrates the need to replace the unhelpful ‘native speaker’ label and focus on effective communication

Topic |   China education

TOP PICKS

English teacher Sophie Pan leads a class at the Xiehe Bilingual School in Shanghai. Photo: Steve Cray
READ FULL ARTICLE