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The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program: All You Need to Know and How to Apply - TEFL Blog


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 Laura Payne Destinations TEFL Information The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program: All You Need to Know and How to Apply The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program is not the only means to teach English in Japan, but it is one of the most popular programs out there both for aspiring teachers and those who wish to pursue other fields. I first joined this program a little over a year ago. In the short time since then, I've gained incredibly valuable experiences through my work as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT). Table of Contents The History of JET Duties of an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) How to Apply for the JET Program Remuneration and Living Rewards of JET Common Challenges for ALTs The JET Community Listen to this blog post What are you waiting...  [Read more]

What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan? The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) is a government backed scheme that has been operating for over 30 years. Every year around 5,000 foreign nationals are placed into schools right across Japan with the intention of raising the language skills of young people. Unlike many similar programs in other countries, the JET Program also has a strong focus on cultural exchange between participants and the local population. Competition for places on the program is generally very tough as successful applicants receive a competitive salary and a range of extra benefits. What are the requirements for the JET Program? The program is open to college graduates up to the age of 40, although its status as primarily a youth culture exchange...  [Read more]

What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the JET Program for teaching English in Japan? The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET) is a prestigious initiative, established by the Japanese government more than 30 years ago, aimed at enhancing English language proficiency among Japanese students. Annually, the program recruits approximately 5,000 international participants, placing them in schools across Japan. Beyond its educational goals, JET uniquely prioritizes fostering cultural ties between participants and the Japanese community. Given the competitive salary and array of additional benefits, securing a spot in the JET Program is highly sought-after, making the application process quite competitive. Table of Contents What are the requirements for the JET Program? What teaching positions are available through...  [Read more]

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Maddy Payne Madeline is an Australian ESL teacher on the JET Programme in Japan. She has been teaching in Japan for 18 months in a private school in Tokyo and loves sharing Australian culture with her students. As a new ITTT TESOL graduate, she plans to continue using her ESL teaching skills to teach in Europe in the coming years. Read my articles An Australian Amongst American Textbooks in Japan: ✅ Teaching in a Country that Values American English | ITTT | TEFL Blog Maddy Payne Destinations TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Many Japanese schools hold American English in high regard, so what is it like being an Australian-English teacher in Japan? 5 Benefits of Sharing a 17sq-meter Apartment in Tokyo on the JET Program | ITTT | TEFL Blog Maddy Payne Destinations TEFL...  [Read more]

Tefl Review From Students Georgia And Maddy - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Review from Students Georgia and Maddy   In this TEFL review video, sisters Georgia and Maddy share their experience of taking a TEFL course with ITTT. The two sisters are originally from Australia but are currently teaching English in Japan under the JET program. Everything they learned during the course helps them navigate their classroom in Japan. They highly recommend ITTT and the courses to anyone also wanting to go abroad to teach English. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

Two Aussie Sisters Teaching English In Japan 0 Alumni Tefl Chat With Maddy Georgia - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Two Aussie Sisters Teaching English in Japan 2021: Alumni TEFL Chat with Maddy & Georgia   In this video, ITTT alumni Georgia and Maddy, two Aussie sisters share tips and tricks of traveling and teaching in Japan under the JET Program in 2021. Ask them YOUR questions about teaching abroad in Japan! #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachinginJapan Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ltqEPL Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

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Teach TEFL in Japan Date posted:2006-06-23 | Writer: Westgate Corporation | Email: [email protected] Teach in Japan - More Than 100 EFL Instructors Needed For University Program's Fall 2006 Term and Academy Program's Year 2006!! ==WESTGATE CORPORATION EMPLOYS APPROXIMATELY 380 ENGLISH INSTRUCTORS PER YEAR!== ==We are pleased to announce that our survey in the past 3 years shows more than 70% of our instructors wish to renew the contract with us, and we actually have many returning instructors!== WESTGATE is looking for highly motivated EFL/ESL instructors to teach conversational English to Japanese university students at universities for approx. 3 to 4 months (UNIVERSITY PROGRAM), to Japanese elementary school children at elementary/primary schools for approx. 3 months...  [Read more]

Systematic Problems for Learners of English in Japan - TEFL Blog


Thu, 03 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Systematic Problems for Learners of English in Japan Next year, Japan will host the thirty-second Olympiad in the capital city of Tokyo. To correspond with the timing of the 2020 Olympics, Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (hereafter MEXT) has laid out a plan for the reform of English education to meet the future needs of Japanese students in a globalized world. However, this plan presents several challenges for current and future learners of English in the Japanese educational system. Table of Contents Education System Modernization Demand in English-Speaking Professional Teachers JET Program Peculiarities International Examination for Japanese English Learners Do you want to teach...  [Read more]

What is the FET Program for teaching English in Taiwan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the FET Program for teaching English in Taiwan? The FET Program, an acronym for Foreign English Teachers In Taiwan, is a government-supported initiative that aims to place international English teachers in local public schools across Taiwan. It shares a similar purpose with notable global ESL recruitment programs such as EPIK in South Korea, JET in Japan, and TAPIF in France. Those who secure a position via the FET program can anticipate a competitive wage and a range of additional benefits, including paid round-trip airfare. Also read: Where do schools provide free airfare for English teachers abroad? What are the requirements for the FET program? The prerequisites for applying to the FET Program include being a native English speaker originating from an English-speaking country...  [Read more]

Top 6 Government-run TEFL Teacher Programs - TEFL Blog


Fri, 03 Nov 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Top 6 Government-run TEFL Teacher Programs Looking to embark on an adventure abroad while making a positive impact as an English teacher? Government-run TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) programs offer an incredible opportunity to do just that. These well-organized initiatives, often backed by various countries' governments, provide aspiring educators with a unique chance to teach English in foreign lands, all while gaining an unforgettable cross-cultural experience. Table of Contents 1. FEI/TAPIF — France: International/USA Applications and Eligibility 2. NET Scheme in Hong Kong How to Qualify for the HK NET Scheme Category One requires: 3. CETP Hungary Application Process 4. JET Japan Application...  [Read more]

Step-By-Step Guide to Legally Teaching English in Japan - TEFL Blog


Tue, 05 Jun 2018 Linda Dunsmore Destinations TEFL Information Step-By-Step Guide to Legally Teaching English in Japan Japan has been a popular destination for English teachers from all over the world for decades. Year after year, thousands of teachers come to Japan attracted by the country’s fascinating culture and the lucrative salaries, as well as the government-funded JET program that places qualified teachers into public schools across the country. Teaching English in Japan is an exciting adventure and offers you the opportunity to experience a unique culture like a local. However, it is important to be aware of the local job market and regulations before heading off on your adventure of teaching English in Japan. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Step 1:...  [Read more]

The Best Government Programs For Teaching English Abroad - TEFL Blog


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 Linda Dunsmore Destinations TEFL Information The Best Government Programs For Teaching English Abroad Teaching English abroad is now a popular career option for many people of all ages. While there is a strong demand for TEFL certified teachers in many different regions of the world, there are certain countries who have implemented government-funded programs to attract foreign English teachers. Through these programs, qualified English teachers are placed into schools around their countries where they are employed for a set period of time. Here is a list of the best government programs for teaching English abroad. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: EPIK for Teaching English in South Korea Requirements and More Information About the Program: How to Apply...  [Read more]

Top 4 Asian Countries for Teaching English Abroad - TEFL Blog


Mon, 12 Sep 2022 Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Top 4 Asian Countries for Teaching English Abroad Mainland China and Taiwan form a very large part of the Asian ESL market. There are obviously many similarities but also many differences. In this blog we will look at some of the major differences in job requirement in these two regions. Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic China Taiwan Japan South Korea Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Watch the video about this topic China It is said that there were around 100,000 foreign teachers working in China until recently, so that's a huge number. China is a vast country with huge demand for EFL teachers. There...  [Read more]

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TEFL & TESOL Jobs Assistance FAQ One very popular option when looking for a job teaching English abroad is to join a national recruitment scheme that places teachers into local schools. Several countries around the world have well-established programs that actively recruit teachers before they leave their home country. Another major benefit of this route into teaching is that your visas and work permits will be organized for you and accommodation and flights are often included. Check out our FAQs covering the various options below. What is the TAPIF Program for teaching English in France?    One of the most popular and convenient ways to secure a job teaching English abroad is to apply for a government recruitment program that places teachers into public schools. The...  [Read more]

TEFL Japan - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Tefl In Japan


TEFL in Japan Date posted:2007-03-19 | Writer: Westgate Corporation | Email: [email protected] !!URGENT!! 20 MORE ENGLISH INSTRUCTORS NEEDED FOR THE UPCOMING SPRING!! WESTGATE is looking for highly motivated EFL/ESL instructors to teach conversational English to Japanese university students at universities for approx. 3 to 5 months (UNIVERSITY PROGRAM), to Japanese elementary school children at elementary/primary schools for approx. 3 to 6 months (YOUNG LEARNERS PROGRAM), or to tutor Japanese university students and business people online (E-Learning Program). E-Learning Program tutors may teach company classes and/or the University Program. We are pleased to announce that our survey in the past 3 years shows more than 70% of our instructors wish to renew the contract with us,...  [Read more]

How much can I earn teaching English in Japan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How much can I earn teaching English in Japan? Foreign teachers have been living and working in large numbers across Japan for decades. However, a significantly increased cost of living in recent years has led to a reduction in the amount that teachers are typically able to save from their salary every month. Having said that, there are still plenty of great opportunities across the country that offer attractive salaries and other benefits, particularly in cities such as Tokyo, Osaka, and Yokohama. Although it is no longer the top destination for saving large amounts of money, Japan still has plenty to offer both new and experienced teachers. What are TEFL salaries in Japan? As with any destination, the salaries on offer vary considerably depending on experience, qualifications,...  [Read more]

When to apply for TEFL jobs? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


When to apply for TEFL jobs? For aspiring TEFL teachers, job opportunities abound throughout the year. Nevertheless, maximizing your options means being attuned to peak hiring seasons specific to your desired country. Generally, it is advisable to initiate your job search and application process a minimum of three months prior to your anticipated start date. This buffer allows ample time for tasks like submitting applications, attending interviews, and securing essential documentation like visas and work permits. Table of Contents What are hiring seasons for teaching English abroad? Peak hiring season in Europe Peak hiring season in Latin America Peak hiring season in Asia Peak hiring season in the Middle East What are hiring seasons for teaching English abroad? For those eager to teach...  [Read more]

When to apply for TEFL jobs? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


When to apply for TEFL jobs? When looking for English teaching jobs overseas you will find plenty of options at any time of the year. However, to give yourself the widest choice of opportunities it is important to be aware of any times of the year that are considered peak hiring seasons in the country that you are interested in. Wherever you dream of living and working it is best to start applying for jobs at least three months before your intended start date to give enough time to make all the necessary arrangements, such as sending in applications, interviewing, applying for entry visas and work permits, etc. What are hiring seasons for teaching English abroad? Hiring seasons are when a large number of teaching jobs become available at one particular time, due to the start of a new...  [Read more]

These are the Best Government Programs for Teaching English Abroad - TEFL Blog


Mon, 08 Mar 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas These are the Best Government Programs for Teaching English Abroad Hi my name is Linda from ITTT, international TEFL and TESOL Training and I'm back again today for another live session. If you can hear me and see me please let me know as I'm trying out a new mic today so if that is working well it would be good to know. So please leave a quick comment to say hi and where you're watching from. I have been living in South Korea for five and a half years, so for me right now it's 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. Let me know where you are tuning in from and what time it is where you are. Table of Contents Watch the live session here So back to today's topic. The best government programs for teaching English abroad. So what does...  [Read more]

Teaching in Japan: Problems of Local Learners - TEFL Blog


Thu, 05 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Teaching in Japan: Problems of Local Learners In this essay I will be discussing the problems for young Japanese learners of English, and what problems Japanese learners often encounter as well as explaining some of the reasons why teachers can run into problems while teaching in Japan. I will be referring to the book “The Smart Guide to Teaching English in Japan’ by Charlie Moritz and Martin Bragalone, as well as drawing from my knowledge and experiences of studying and volunteering in Japan. Japan can be a challenging but rewarding country to work in, despite stereotypes of Japanese people being polite and studious so it is important to consider that reality can be different when teaching in Japan. Table of...  [Read more]

The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained from: 450


The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained What TEFL course is most useful? Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information The first step to a career in teaching English abroad is a TEFL or TESOL certificate. However, with so many courses to choose from you will probably ask yourself: What TEFL course is most useful? Find out which course best suits your needs in this article! 4 Reasons Why You Don't Need a Program to Teach English Abroad Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Are you interested in starting a career in teaching English abroad? There are countless programs sending teachers abroad for a teaching experience, oftentimes for very high fees. Here are 4 reasons why you don't need a program to teach English abroad! 4 Top Tips for Getting Your TEFL Certificate on the Road Linda Dunsmore ...  [Read more]

These Are The Best Government Programs For Teaching English Abroad - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


These are the Best Government Programs for Teaching English Abroad   Hi my name is Linda from ITTT, international TEFL and TESOL Training and I'm back again today for another live session. If you can hear me and see me please let me know as I'm trying out a new mic today so if that is working well it would be good to know. So please leave a quick comment to say hi and where you're watching from. I have been living in South Korea for five and a half years, so for me right now it's 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. Let me know where you are tuning in from and what time it is where you are. Okay cool, hi South Africa, welcome and thanks so much for joining. I guess you can see me and you can hear me so that's really great. Let's just wait for a few more people to join and then we can get...  [Read more]

Which TEFL company pays the most? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Which TEFL company pays the most? When evaluating which TEFL companies offer the most lucrative salaries, it is important to consider more than just the base pay. Top-paying TEFL organizations often provide competitive salaries that are complemented by additional benefits such as housing allowances, health insurance, and flight reimbursement, which can significantly affect overall earnings. To truly assess which TEFL company pays the most, prospective teachers should weigh the total compensation package against the cost of living in the respective teaching location. This comprehensive approach ensures a realistic understanding of potential savings and financial gains. Table of Contents How much does the average English teacher make? Is there a geographic region with the best TEFL...  [Read more]

Which TEFL company pays the most? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Which TEFL company pays the most? Pursuing a career in TEFL can open doors to transformative experiences, personal development, cultural immersion, and community engagement. Nonetheless, a competitive salary is also part of the package, and many of our graduates secure substantial earnings. Do note, the highest salary isn't the only financial aspect to consider while assessing the earnings of TEFL teachers. You must also account for the local cost of living, added benefits, and potential savings. How much does the average English teacher make? The pay scale for teaching English overseas varies considerably, but you can expect a decent income. Your salary will be influenced by your role, qualifications, and the country where you teach. In countries known for higher wages, teachers can earn...  [Read more]

5 Reasons Why You Should Teach English in Rural Japan - TEFL Blog


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 Laura Payne Destinations 5 Reasons Why You Should Teach English in Rural Japan Japan is full of vibrant, world-famous cities that many people dream of living and working in. However, when I first decided to become an English teacher in Japan, I never held such a dream. I am an introvert who prefers quiet spaces, and being close to nature is especially important for me. This is why when my goal of teaching English in Japan came true, I was ecstatic that I could find a place to work in the inaka (countryside). Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Smaller towns have cheaper rent 2. Fewer people, fewer crowds 3. The market for English is everywhere 4. Your presence can have a big impact 5. You may discover a hidden gem When are you heading to Japan? Related...  [Read more]

Where can I join a TEFL placement program in Asia? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where can I join a TEFL placement program in Asia? Although teaching jobs can be arranged in Asia once you arrive in your destination of choice, in many countries it is common for jobs to be arranged in advance from within your own country. One area where this is certainly true is if you join a government run placement program. The following are the most popular programs of their kind in Asia. Table of Contents What is the EPIK program for teaching English in South Korea? What are the requirements for the EPIK Program? What does the EPIK Program involve? Where will I be placed on the EPIK Program? What are the benefits of the EPIK Program? What is the TaLK Program for teaching English in South Korea? What are the requirements for the TaLK Program? What does the TaLK Program...  [Read more]

The 10 Best Cities in Japan for Teaching English - TEFL Blog


Thu, 03 Sep 2020 Linda Dunsmore Budget and Salary Destinations The 10 Best Cities in Japan for Teaching English Japan has been a popular destination for teaching English abroad for many years. This is mainly due to the country's vibrant culture, the great food and friendly locals. Japan has a lot to offer and it can be overwhelming to find the ideal city to move to. This post looks at the 10 best cities in Japan for teaching English abroad. All cities are listed in no particular order. Table of Contents 1. Tokyo 2. Yokohama 3. Kyoto 4. Osaka 5. Nagoya 6. Hiroshima 7. Fukuoka 8. Kobe 9. Sapporo 10. Takayama Are you ready for your teaching adventure in Japan? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Also check out our other related Japan...  [Read more]

How hard is the TEFL exam? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How hard is the TEFL exam? Many prospective English teachers wonder about the difficulty of a TEFL exam. At ITTT, our focus is on delivering top-tier teacher training complemented by thorough pre- and post-course support. This comprehensive approach ensures that our students are well-prepared for any tests their course requires. As evidence of our program's efficacy, we boast a pass rate of over 90% - among the highest in the TEFL industry. Thus, while our TEFL courses require dedication and effort, with the right preparation and commitment, a pass is highly achievable. Table of Contents Is a TEFL certification course difficult? How difficult is the TEFL exam? Is a TEFL certification course difficult? Comparable to a university-level program, a rigorous TEFL course demands dedication and...  [Read more]

4 Reasons Why You Don't Need a Program to Teach English Abroad - TEFL Blog


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information 4 Reasons Why You Don't Need a Program to Teach English Abroad Teaching English abroad is one of the most sought-after career paths for many people these days. Who wouldn’t love to travel and move to a new country, while making good money and changing the lives of countless people wanting to improve their English? There are many ways to make it abroad and start your dream job and one of them is by going through a teaching program. However, these programs often involve high fees in exchange for services that we believe can easily be done yourself! Here are 4 reasons why you don't need a program to teach English abroad. Table of Contents Huge Worldwide Demand for TEFL Certified Teachers Work with Renowned TEFL Recruiters to Find...  [Read more]

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Older Posts 4 Reasons Why You Don't Need a Program to Teach English Abroad Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information Are you interested in starting a career in teaching English abroad? There are countless programs sending teachers abroad for a teaching experience, oftentimes for very high fees. Here are 4 reasons why you don't need a program to teach English abroad! The Most Common Problems Students in South Korea Face When Learning English Linda Dunsmore Destinations Alumni Experiences Are you interested in teaching English in South Korea? Our TEFL alumni Beatrix shares three differences in Korean schools that every teacher needs to be aware of before heading to South Korea to teach English. Teaching English in France - The Salary and Budget Guide Linda Dunsmore Budget and...  [Read more]

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