Category Archives: JET

Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara

Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara by Japan Times (Tokyo, Japan) Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara Japan sees progress on sexual harassment, but stories suggest it still has a long way to go By STEVE SILVER When “Tracy,” an American then … Continue reading

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Grounding the JETs

Grounding the JETs Japan Times (Japan) By Lisa Gay TOKYO — Since it was founded in 1987, the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme has brought over 50,000 young foreigners to live and work in this country. The vast majority of … Continue reading

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Many Have Raved about the JET Program

Many Have Raved about the JET Program It is increasingly looking like the JET Program will be a thing of the present and future, with announcements by the Japanese government. (Pictured above: a Japanese castle) The program is an official … Continue reading

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The Japanese Student vs The English Teacher

The Japanese Student vs The English Teacher by Karen (Gunma, Japan) The Japanese Student vs The English Teacher I teach English as a second language in Japan to over 200 students a week (mostly boys) and I have to say … Continue reading

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Alternatives to teaching at an English School in Japan

Indeed many have read about the JET Program. They found their niche in a very interesting organization that posts native English speakers throughout Japan. Outside of the JET Program: you can work as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) for your … Continue reading

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More Positions within the JET Program

More Postions within the JET Program Others become coordinators for international relations or CIRs. They work in various communities all over Japan and organize international exchange activities. Still others are employed as Sports Exchange Advisors or SEAs. They promote international … Continue reading

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Grounding the JETs

By Lisa Gay TOKYO — Since it was founded in 1987, the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme has brought over 50,000 young foreigners to live and work in this country. The vast majority of JET participants teach English in public … Continue reading

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Me too! In the JET Program

Me too in the JET Program Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara by Japan Times (Tokyo, Japan) Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara Japan sees progress on sexual harassment, but stories suggest it still has a long way to go By STEVE … Continue reading

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