Education is highly valued in China and the competition for the best schools is fierce. But aside from the questions surrounding China’s education system, family life abroad can come with even more challenges, such as getting married in China and moving with your beloved pet.
There are many expats who come to China and find love. Faced with the question of how to get married in China, they are often at a loss, though. There is the question of which paperwork is required, which authority is responsible, and how does it affect the visa status. To those who bring their family along when they move to China, the country offers a variety of childcare options. Many expats hire a nanny (ayi), for example, to take care of their little ones and help with the household. From the age of two, expat children also often attend a kindergarten or pre-school where they already receive an early education. Furthermore, you should make sure that you agree with the teaching methods, before enrolling your child at a pre-school. While childcare is widely available in China, the competition is high and so are the fees.