Once a month, we will choose one JET-organised community involvement project to spotlight on our website and AJET Connect online magazine. Each article includes the who, what, when, where and most importantly HOW, as well as what kind of impact it had on the JETs involved and their community. These are all projects that JETs can do. Use them as a springboard for your own ideas!
When Jasmine Umeno is not busy with her duties as an ALT for elementary and middle schools in Beppu, Oita, she engages with her local community through traditional Japanese dance. . . .
Born in Taiwan, Sandy grew up in Brisbane, Australia. She always had a great interest in Japan and began the JET Programme in 2011. Sandy was an AJET Block 6 . . .
What started as a brief adventure abroad in 2002 became a decade of community outreach for Steve Johnson. After arriving, he became a staple of Oda City, getting involved with . . .
Originally from Romania, Oana Marasescu arrived in Canada as a teenager, and developed a passion for language, learning, and teaching. During her two years as an elementary school JET in . . .
Originally hailing from Norwich in England, Matt Durrant has just completed his first novel—Yoshida: Death of a Salaryman. While he was studying Japanese, Matt spent a year at Tokyo University . . .