Our guest speaker for January 15th was former JET, Mr. Rob Fritz, an assistant professor at the University of Nagasaki and member of JALT (Japan Association for Language Teachers). Mr. Fritz discussed the ALT experience, the challenges of working within the Japanese education system and how to improve relations with Japanese Teachers of English (JTEs). You can listen to or download the professional development call using the link below.
We also have a related discussion group on Facebook for those interested in joining the professional development calls. In this space, you can discuss the calls with other members and ask questions to the organisers!