By being an au pair in China you could travel to a country with 5000 years of history and civilization and be delighted by a totally different culture from yours. Living with a Chinese family and caring for their children, mastering the fascinating Chinese language while learning about the rich and profound traditional Chinese culture, exploring the diversity and uniqueness of China…this and much more will turn into the best cultural exchange experience you could wish for. You will experience an exciting new world, make new friends from China and abroad, be part of a family...and perhaps feel a little bit lost as well!
History of Au Pair Program
The title “Au Pair” came from the French, meaning "on a par" or "equal to", indicating that the relationship is one of equals. An Au Pair in China will be able to experience China to the fullest by living with a Chinese Host Family (or a foreign family that lives in China), providing educational assistance such as language tutoring, childcare, and carrying out some light household duties. During this experience, Au Pairs will have the chance to explore the unique Chinese culture by attending Mandarin classes, Chinese cultural courses, Au Pair Club activities, and more.
Au Pair Program in China
At the beginning of early 21st century, with the development of China and the increasing communications between China and the world, Chinese Au pairs began their Au pair journey abroad. Since 2008, the Chinese families started to know the Au pair projects and those projects gradually launched over the whole country. Nowadays, it becomes a new current for lots of Chinese families who want to communicate more with other cultures, they invent foreign Au pairs to their home, so that they can take care and teach their children.