What is AITECE?
Teddy Collins and students on an outing in Harbin
Its goal is to contribute to the modernisation of China, especially through the exchange of personnel, and to promote international understanding and friendship.
AITECE is based in Hong Kong and has national offices in Europe, North America, Australia and South-East Asia.
was founded in 1988, it has sponsored over 388 foreign
teachers and experts. They have worked in over 90 educational institutions in China, in 13 provinces, 2 municipalities, and 1 autonomous region. AITECE is also interested in sponsoring
experts with other skills needed in China and is in the process of developing
the necessary contacts.
AITECE offers teachers and experts the
AITECE provides educational institutes
in developing areas of China with:
Contact with both parties is
maintained through annual visits, post, e-mail and telephone.
AITECE is registered as a non-profit organisation
in Hong Kong and with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs in
Beijing. It offers its services free to both the teacher/expert and the
educational institute. Since the teacher/expert's contract is with their
institute, AITECE, while wishing to be of service to both teacher/expert and
institute has no contractual obligations toward either party.
National Offices and Partner Organisations:
Australia -- Michael Dredge, Teachers Coordinator,
Phone: 61 419 212 564.
Britain -- Eamonn O'Brien, CEC, London.
Phone: 44 (20) 8202 2555
Canada – Roger Brennan, Aitece Coordinator, 2685 Kingston Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1M 1M4, Canada.
Phone: 1 (416) 261 7135
Ireland -- Hugh MacMahon, Aitece Coordinator
Phone: 353 1 847 6647
U.S.A. -- John E. Burger, Aitece Coordinator, P.O. Box 65, Bristol, RI 02809, U.S.A.
Phone: 1 (401) 253-6909 Ext. 106
Philippines -- Michael McGuire, Aitece Coordinator; Marivic Hidalgo, Secretary, P.O. Box 4454. 1099 Manila, Philippines.
Phone: 63 (2) 722 5732