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image modern school culture山东省现代学校文化研究所







Or International Volunteers Foreign Teachers of Harmony English Teaching Experimental Research Center

They are actively searching for many new teachers on this site and others to replace all the teachers they didn't pay last semester. They look for native English speakers, promise them to change their visas into Z visas when they enter China. Then they come up with excuses to put it off until your original visa is about to expire.

Then they tell you its your responsibility to get your visa renewed, and they charge you a ridiculous amount of money for it. They were charging teachers 3,000rmb for a one month L visa extension, (which they told every one of us it would be a 6 month F visa). They tell you they will pay you back but they don't. This is going on with every single teacher I know that has worked with this company (7 that I know of at this time).

They are actively recruiting from this site from the email of and Since posting about them online I have heard nothing good about them and have met many people who have had worse experiences than me with this company.

They are a book company based in Jinan. The contracts are signed by a Henry Zong. Cindy Zheng, Tom Pei, Thomas Long, and Dale Sheng are known recruiters for this company.

Their website is They never told me the website, so I doubt they will show anyone else. They like to keep things secret from the teachers. When I discovered who owned the company their was panic whenever I mentioned his name, Xu FuYuan (许福源). They even accused other people who work for them for telling me who owned the company. They had over 30 foreign teachers working for them last semester and are looking for replacements now.

Other emails too look out for are:


+2 # Modern School Culture InstituteAnonymous Advocate 2010-03-11 05:24
Hello, I have just been informed that another email address that this shady company is using is

I hear they are now trying to use different email addresses to contact their "victims" and then add them to their MSN under

So now, the only way to research this shady company is to Google their email.
They are constantly changing their email addresses so BEWARE. Also, Harmonious/Shan dong Provisional/Int ernational Volunteers does not always give out their company name. They can use FALSE (different) names. Please BEWARE if you are offered a job any where in Shandong Province with offices in Jinan ESPECIALLY if they try to persuade you to come on an L or F Visa (and they do this very last minute already into the school semester). This company DOES NOT have the license to hire foreignors so do NOT believe ANY company that tries to get you to come to China on anything else BUT a Z Visa.
-1 # Mike 2010-05-15 23:31
This activity is illegal. I recommend you bring this to the attention of the local police department.
+1 # 山东现代学 校文化研究 所Doris 2010-05-21 12:56
I know this company. It's Chinese name is 山东现代学 校文化研究 所。Its owner 许福源 is a liar. Our school participated their so called 国际志愿者 和谐英语实 验基地。The foreign teacher had to leave the school because his visa was to expire. Then the company refuse to replace another foreign teacher for us. But we have alread paid and they refused to give the money back.

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