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Hebei is a province in China.
Teaching English is a popular way to be able to live and earn money in Hebei. Jobs are available teaching a range of ages from kindergarten to elementary, middle and high school students as well as universities and private language centers. Schools usually require native speakers with a degree in any discipline and ”TEFL”certificate. There are plenty of job boards online as well as recruiting agents. "Gold Star TEFL Recruitment" is one of the better ones out there, with over 10 years of experience; they offer a free and trustworthy service for teachers.
Most of the Hebei's major cities are safe. Violent crimes often occur in the outer region of cities. Besides, In December 2012, a sensational event, Fengning school attack, which happened in Fengning county of Chengde, caused 13 students injured, and 5 of them are seriously wounded.
The eastern Hebei is on one of the most dangerous seismic zone in China. Many big earthquakes happened in history. The Xingtai Earthquakes, happened in 1966, caused 8,600 people died and 38,000 injured. One of the biggest earthquakes in 20s century, the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976, caused 242,000 people died and 164,000 people injured.