The place to ask China-related questions!
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chengdu Xi'an Hangzhou Qingdao Dalian Suzhou Nanjing More Cities>>

Categories

Close
Welcome to eChinacities Answers! Please or register if you wish to join conversations or ask questions relating to life in China. For help, click here.

By continuing you agree to eChinacities's Privacy Policy .

Sign up with Google Sign up with Facebook
Sign up with Email Already have an account? .
2
1
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
3

Q: Apart from WeChat, which specific platforms can you find online students in Hong Kong?

As an English tutor that used to teach online to Chinese students (from the UK), where would you advise finding private English students in Hong Kong, please? Not the mainland. Preferably not in WeChat.

There used to be many online apps that we could use but then payment became a problem when China cracked down on foreign workers. 

Any advice/names of groups/apps/platforms would be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you!

 

2 weeks 5 days ago in  Teaching & Learning - Other cities

 
Highest Voted
Posts: 5221

Emperor

4
4
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

I feel like these platforms will be like VPNs, people will be reluctant to share them online because of worries they'll be shut down.

 

That being said though, after years of wanting nothing to do with it I recently started using Facebook again because there are groups there advertising jobs, talking about covid visa developments etc and I've seen groups dedicated to online teaching - I'm pretty sure I've seen people talking about platforms etc and I know I've seen lots of people advertising for online teachers.

 

If I were you I'd go on Facebook, check out some of these adverts and find out what they use - you might need to pretend you're interested in working with them but I doubt their platform is any big trade secret they're refusing to disclose.

 

The same with Reddit. 

MsEnglish:

Thanks but I’m in lots of FB groups already. :-)

2 weeks 4 days ago
Report Abuse

Stiggs:

If you're in the FB groups dedicated to online teaching you're probably looking in the right place, or at least one of the better places to find what you're looking for.

2 weeks 1 day ago
Report Abuse
Report Abuse
2 weeks 4 days ago
 
Answers (4)
Comments (12)
Posts: 5221

Emperor

4
4
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

I feel like these platforms will be like VPNs, people will be reluctant to share them online because of worries they'll be shut down.

 

That being said though, after years of wanting nothing to do with it I recently started using Facebook again because there are groups there advertising jobs, talking about covid visa developments etc and I've seen groups dedicated to online teaching - I'm pretty sure I've seen people talking about platforms etc and I know I've seen lots of people advertising for online teachers.

 

If I were you I'd go on Facebook, check out some of these adverts and find out what they use - you might need to pretend you're interested in working with them but I doubt their platform is any big trade secret they're refusing to disclose.

 

The same with Reddit. 

MsEnglish:

Thanks but I’m in lots of FB groups already. :-)

2 weeks 4 days ago
Report Abuse

Stiggs:

If you're in the FB groups dedicated to online teaching you're probably looking in the right place, or at least one of the better places to find what you're looking for.

2 weeks 1 day ago
Report Abuse
Report Abuse
2 weeks 4 days ago
 
Posts: 19389

Emperor

1
2
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
1

MsEnglish:

Yes. ;-)

2 weeks 4 days ago
Report Abuse

MsEnglish:

Thank you, for the information! It's very kind of you. I have searched on web portals with appropriate terms but I was interested in people's recommendations, Thank you again!

2 weeks 4 days ago
Report Abuse

icnif77:

I don't remember any poster here would be in HK ... in the last 10-years or so.

 

You should know, HK was not really part of the mainland some few years ago, so I don't think any info out of HK will be forthcoming.

 

I was (lived for a month or so) in HK several times and I would never, ever accept the job offer there 'cause of people's congestion. Imagine, every single elevator in the city has a queue ...

I think, there are some 4 people per m2 in HK ...

You should look for the info on HK at Dave ESL Cafe, if it still exists.

2 weeks 3 days ago
Report Abuse

MsEnglish:

I'm not in HK now. I was talking about students that are in HK.  

I used to teach students in the mainland and HK online. 

Thanks again for your advice. 

2 weeks 3 days ago
Report Abuse

icnif77:

Yes, and there were no posters here, who work in HK as an English teachers ...

2 weeks 2 days ago
Report Abuse
Report Abuse
2 weeks 4 days ago
 
0
1
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
1

Oops, two people have marked my question down already. Sorry if I offended anyone! 

Blondie_:

the thumbs down is meaningless.

unless you have said something grossly and obviously personally offensive towards a specific posters.

2 weeks 3 days ago
Report Abuse

Stiggs:

Yeah, ignore the downvotes.

2 weeks 3 days ago
Report Abuse

MsEnglish:

I didn't even have time to comment or answer anyone one.  

2 weeks 3 days ago
Report Abuse

icnif77:

Downvotes are from Chinese bots ... 'cause HK students should remain stipud and everyone should teach only mainland students.  

2 weeks 2 days ago
Report Abuse
Report Abuse
2 weeks 4 days ago
 
1
1
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Online classes with non-Chinese teachers who are not physically in China don't happen anymore. Good luck, but you're wasting your time.  

Stiggs:

I agree with you for the most part and the big online companies that used to do this are probably gone but I just saw yet another advert looking for online teachers to teach Chinese students.

 

It was apparantly a new startup online school, there's clearly a market there and I guess people are figuring out how to fly under the radar to take advantage of it.

1 week 22 hours ago
Report Abuse
Report Abuse
1 week 6 days ago
 
Know the answer ?
Please or register to post answer.

Report Abuse

Security Code: * Enter the text diplayed in the box below
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <img> <br> <p> <u>
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Textual smileys will be replaced with graphical ones.

More information about formatting options

Forward Question