As Teach For China has grown it has attracted increasing recognition in the media, and we are eager to work with the media to raise awareness about China’s education inequity crisis and about our work to end it. If you are a member of the press and you would like to interview our Fellows or staff or write a story about Teach For China, please contact our media relations team at email@example.com
The following stories about Teach For China have appeared in a variety of news outlets:
Teach For China was featured as a Signature Partner at the Inaugural Conference of the 100,000 Strong Foundation, which works to strengthen bilateral ties between China and the US. The conference featured an opening address by Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong and honored 10 American Teach For China Fellows who were selected as ambassadors to the 100,000 Strong program.
Teach For China celebrated our 5th Anniversary Benefit Gala in on November 15th at the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. Thank you to all of our participating supporters, through whose generosity we were able to raise more than $1.3 million USD to support our Fellows and students in low-income Chinese communities
Teach For China CEO Andrea Pasinetti left Princeton to pursue a dream of helping every child in China receive a quality education. Unlike famous college dropouts Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, Pasinetti is not interested in building a fortune with his own business. Learn about his experience and what drives him towards achieving Teach For China's mission.
Read about Teach For China alumni Yang Xiao (Fellow ’10, Tsinghua University) and Li Site (Fellow ’10, Peking University)'s experiences teaching in rural Yunnan. Learn how their two years as Fellows changed their outlook on education and their own lives.
Teach For China CEO Andrea Pasinetti was interviewed in the prime-time show “Global Business Connection” by acclaimed Chinese news anchor Rui Chenggang (Chinese).
Education Week features Teach For China's Vice President of Regional Affairs and Training and Support Jessica Shyu as she blogs about the lessons she's learned in China and the wisdom she has gained as an educator in the US and China.
Teach For China alumni Kristen Faiferlick (Fellow '10, Middlebury College) and Hao Linshuo (Fellow '10, University of Rochester) describe their experiences as Fellows on CRI (China Radio International) English.
Winners of the Chicago International Film Festival (April 23, 2013)
Teach For China is proud to announce that the documentary "Enhancing Education in Rural China," a feature about Teach For China Fellows and their work filmed and produced by Pheonix Television, was recently awarded a silver plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival for "Investigative Reporting/News Documentary." To view the documentary, click here.
Teach For China CEO Andrea Pasinetti recently shared Teach For China's story on CCTV's Up Close program.
People.cn | Teach For China: Pioneering Education Equality (July 16, 2012)
Feature story on Teach For China on the People's Daily website, one of China's largest online news platforms, including interviews with Zhang Qiang (Fellow '10, Tsinghua University), Fan Chaoqun (Fellow '11, Huadong Normal University), Cai Qiongqiong (Fellow '11, China Youth Politics University), Yu Liying (Fellow '11, Zhejiang University) and Teach For China Government Relations Manager Gong Chaoyi.
Beijing Evening News | Helping Rural Children Escape Poverty (July 7, 2012)
Feature story on Teach For China CEO Andrea Pasinetti, Executive Director of Guangdong Region Wang Jingjian (Fellow ’09, Sun Yat-sen University), as well as Fellows Hao Linshuo (Fellow ’10, University of Rochester), He Liu (Fellow ’10, Beijing Normal University), and Zhang Qiang (Fellow ’10, Tsinghua University) (Chinese).
Feature story on Li Site (Fellow ’10, Peking University) (Chinese).
Phoenix Television Current Events | Education Initiative (June 23, 2012)
This television feature chronicles Phoenix Television reporter Ada Lau’s visit to a Teach For China’s placement school and interviews with Chinese and American Fellows. Phoenix Television is among the most-watched Chinese-language television networks with an audience of over 300 million worldwide, and is the highest-rated network among highly-educated Chinese audiences (Chinese with some English interviews).
Several two-minute interviews of Teach For China Fellows, staff, and local partners also aired on Phoenix Television:
- Interview with Fan Chaoqun (Fellow ’11, Huadong Normal University)
- Interview with Lv Fangping (Fellow ’11, Nankai University)
- Interview with CEO Andrea Pasinetti
- Interview with Dasi Middle School principal Shi
- Interview with Haley Tobin (Fellow ’11, Stanford University)
Feature on Teach For China Co-Founder and CEO Andrea Pasinetti (Chinese).
Story on volunteer teaching in Yunnan, including a feature on Mei Ying (Fellow ’10, Shantou University) (Chinese).
China News Online | Teach For China: Closing the Education Gap (April 27, 2012)
Feature story on Teach For China, featuring Fellows Mei Ying (Fellow ’10, Shantou University) and Yang Xiao (Fellow ’10, Tsinghua University) (Chinese).
A feature on Teach For China ran as part of a special edition of China Newsweek Magazine focused on education inequality, including interviews with Fan Chaoqun (Fellow ’11, Huadong Normal University) and Xiao Xuan (Fellow ’10, Fudan University) (Chinese).
China Newsweek Magazine | Improving Rural Education (February 20, 2012)
Feature Story on Li Site (Fellow ’10, Peking University) (Chinese).
China Newsweek Magazine | Most Influential People 2011 (December 26, 2011)
Teach For China Co-Founder and CEO Andrea Pasinetti was recognized in a special year-end edition of the magazine as the most influential foreigner working in China in 2011 (Chinese).
Teach For China is featured among several successful education nonprofits working in China.
Feature on Hao Linshuo (Fellow ’10, Rochester University) (Chinese).
People’s Daily | Bringing Nonprofit Work back from Overseas (November 24, 2011)
Feature on Teach For All China Country Relations Managing Director Laura Bai (Chinese).
Caixin Media | Thoughts from the Editor-in-Chief (November 8, 2011)
A Concise introduction to Teach For China’s Program is available in this brochure.
Teach For China Introductory Video