Life After JET: Going Your Own Way

Life After JET: Going Your Own Way

by Eden Law, written for JETwit Striking out on your own, especially in pursuing a long-held dream, is always going to be a terrifying and highly stressful experience. Julius Pang . . .

Japanese Fashion in Film: 1960s and 70s – The New Wave

Japanese Fashion in Film: 1960s and 70s – The New Wave

By Verity Townsend (Hyogo) We hope you enjoyed our exploration of 60s and 70s Japanese cinema in the April issue. Here are our hand-picked recommendations of films that are stand-out . . .

Japanese Pop-Culture コーナー #3

Japanese Pop-Culture コーナー #3

by Jaclyn Thompson (Miyazaki) In February, I travelled to Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. I had been to Thailand once before as a college student, but after having lived . . .

2015–2016 AJET Elections Results

2015–2016 AJET Elections Results

AJET is proud to introduce the 2015–2016 AJET National Council. Executive Council Chair Total votes: 495 Current JETs: 4476 Turnout (%): 11.06 Vice Chair Total votes: 486 Current JETs: 4476 . . .

AJET PRO Tip 1: Professional Organizations

AJET PRO Tip 1: Professional Organizations

“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” –Steve Martin Being a JET participant is an ideal time to improve personally and professionally. But, where to begin? There are a lot . . .

JET Programme Osaka Career Fair: register by April 30th!

21 April     
JET participants completing their tenure on the JET Programme in 2015, and JET alumni are invited to attend the JET Programme Career Fair in Osaka, to be held 29 May, . . . [ Read more ]

Recipients of the 2014-2015 National AJET Awards

17 April       Community
After much deliberation, the AJET National Council has chosen the following recipients for this year’s AJET Awards: National AJET Internationalisation Award: Ms. Kay-Ann Barrett (Gunma) National AJET Excellence in Team-Teaching . . . [ Read more ]

Tokyo Yamathon!

15 April       Volunteering and Charity
Want a whirlwind workout tour of Tokyo, while contributing to charity? The Tokyo Yamathon is a fundraising competition where teams of three or four walk or run through Tokyo, visiting . . . [ Read more ]

MORIUMIUS volunteer opportunity in Tohoku!

13 April       Volunteering and Charity
Want to volunteer in Tohoku this summer? The sustainable learning center “MORIUMIUS” is seeking summer JET volunteers to work together with MORIUMIUS staff to launch a summer camp for children! . . . [ Read more ]

AJET National Council changes

9 April     
From April 1st, Sandy Cheng has stepped down as Chair for personal reasons. She will continue supporting AJET through an advisory role. Thank you, Sandy, for your service to AJET . . . [ Read more ]

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