Young Professor

ABOUT GEC Teachers 

Passionate & Dedicated Instructors

In China, GEC is especially famous for its outstanding team of teachers. Currently, we are working with more than 300 professors, approximately 150 young scholars and researchers, and almost 500 PhDs/PhD candidates who live, study, and teach from all around the world. 

At GEC, our teachers are the mainstay. They encompass a close-knit group of highly-skilled, passionate, and professional researchers and educators.

Combine their skills with professional service provided by GEC, our students are guaranteed a memorable and productive researching and learning experience! 

Our Teaching Team

All GEC programs will be taught by a team working closely together. Different types of programs will be taught by different teaching teams. For Online Research Seminar and Onsite Research Bootcamp, a typical team comprises: (1) a professor, (2) a mentor, (3) (a) TA(s), and (4) a Program Coordinator. For Academic Writing Course, a typical team comprises: (1) an academic writing instructor, and (2) a Program Coordinator. As for Independent Project Qualification (IPQ), a typical team comprises: (1) a supervisor, (2) a subject expert, and (3) a Program Coordinator. More details of each teaching role can be found below.

Online Research Seminar
&
Onsite Research Bootcamp

  • Professor (leading instructor): is responsible for developing the course syllabus and providing the main content instruction through lectures or other presentations

  • Mentor: usually a junior researcher/PhD/PhD candidate/advanced graduate student recruited by the Professor or by GEC, who runs the discussion sessions and oversees student research

  • Teaching Assistant (TA): usually a Chinese-speaking graduate student or senior undergraduate student recruited by GEC who attends class sessions, monitors class attendance and participation, and holds a 60-min online office hour each week where they can help students with language and/or content-based problems

  • Program Coordinator: deals with any administrative or technical issues

Online Academic Writing Course

  • Academic Writing Instructor: usually a junior researcher/PhD/PhD candidate who has published several journal papers, creates and develops assignments and lectures, coaching, reviewing student work, lecturing; provides extensive verbal and written feedback on student work and assists students in revising their work

  • Program Coordinator:deals with any administrative or technical issues

Independent Project Qualification (IPQ)

  • Supervisor: usually a PhD candidate/advanced graduate student, trained and certified by Oxford AQA, is responsible for initialling ideas from students and taking them through the initial planning stage of their project, commenting on the suitability of the initial ideas, advising them on ways in which they can improve and focus their initial ideas to ensure they can submit a suitable proposal, and offering advice to help the student progress without directing the course the project takes

  • Subject Expert: typically a teacher or lecturer in the relevant subject area, university researcher, and established expert

  • Program Coordinator: deals with any administrative or technical issues