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file Best Learning aka Beile is China TEFL job scam that screws foreign teachers

9 months 1 week ago #1783 by Vegas
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This Beile Training Center chain which uses the Best Learning brand for marketing is owned by a Chinese millionaire who forces all the foreign teachers to work illegally without a Z visa and fake diplomas and TEFL certificates. He does this to save money by hiring fake teachers. If anyone complains like my neighbor, they get threatened with arrest and deportation since they are "reminded" of their illegal migrant worker status!

Because he has these expat teachers over a barrel, he can and does force them to work 60 hours a week or even more and all the overtime hours are unpaid. Last year more than 35 of their fake teachers were arrested and deported. And although the owner said he hired a lawyer and bailed them out of jail, we found out that was a lie and all the teachers were deported with 5 year reentry bans and a criminal record.

When they recruit people they conveniently evade any questions about China labor laws or visa requirements and even when my GF told them she had no teaching experience or degree, she was told not to worry since they "will take care of all that" (by giving her a fake Diploma from Georgetown University and a phony TEFL certificate). And although she was born and raised in Poland, all the Chinese mothers are told she is from America! This entire company is a fraud.
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