This page contains answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about CNH learning.
Q1: HOW LONG WILL THE PROGRAMME LAST?
The programmes are customized to meet the needs of individual schools and corporations. A CNH programme can be anywhere from 1 day to 6 weeks long.
Q2: WHAT IS THE CLIMATE LIKE IN CHINA?
CNH welcomes clients throughout the year. However, some activities may be subject to weather conditions so it’s important to be aware of this when coming to China. December to February is dry and cool (The average temperature is 17ºC but could drop to below 10ºC when a cool front approaches) March to May is warm and humid (can turn a bit cold at night) June to September is hot and humid (day time temperature often exceeds 32ºC) October to November is warm (between 25-30ºC)
Q3: WHAT SHOULD I PREPARE FOR A TRIP TO CHINA ?
To prepare for a visit to the Guangdong province you should bring a sun hat and sun-smart clothing such as a breathable shirts and long thin pants. A swim suit, light jacket, shorts, and t-shirts are also appropriate in the spring and summer months (around April-November). In the cooler months (between December and March) you will need to bring warmer clothing and a coat as it may be very cold at some sites we visit. Closed toed shoes for activities are important but scandals can be worn for leisure activities. Other important items include: a rain jacket, insect repellent, sunscreen and personal medications. We have laundry facilities to wash and dry clothes.
Q4: HOW MUCH DO WE NEED TO PAY FOR THE PROGRAMME ?
We have a competitive rate, cost of your programme will depend on what activities you choose and the length of your stay.
Q5: HOW MUCH POCKET MONEY SHOULD I BRING ?
Depending on the length of stay, you should come with roughly300-500RMB per week to spend on gifts and souvenirs. All meals, transport and accommodation are provided.
Q6: HOW CAN I BE CERTAIN OF THE SECURITY AND HEALTH OF MY CHILD OR MYSELF DURING THE TRIP?
Risk assessments are carried out at all sites and for all activities. Safety briefings are given prior to each activity. Emergency and critical incident procedures are in place. At Utahloy International School there is 24-hour security within our gated campus and 24 x 7 nurse-on-call service. Local hospitals are available at each site in case of an emergency.
Q7: HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ACCOMMODATED IN A ROOM ?
Accommodation is in the Dragon House boarding facility at UISZ campus with rooms of 3-4 students with en-suite showers and toilet. Accommodation at Hong Kong is in Pak Lap Wan where students stay in tents of 2-3 participants. Alternatively, dormitory style accommodation is available in our 3-dormitories Hostels, which can accommodate 10 students and 1 teacher. Accommodation in Heishan Village is in homestays with 3-4 students per room and shared, same-sex facilities.
Q8: WHERE ARE YOUR EXPERIENTIAL SITES ?
Please view our page dedicated to information regarding our site locations.