[March 20th 2021] Press Release – A Message Regarding Recent Events

[March 20th 2021] Press Release – A Message Regarding Recent Events

To all AJET members: OVERVIEW On March 17th, 2021, the National AJET council met and unanimously voted to remove Vice Chair Robbie Lepp from office. Although he was invited to . . .

Attention High School ALTs! KAC Applications 2021-22 now open!

Attention High School ALTs! KAC Applications 2021-22 now open!

Attention High School ALTs! Kizuna Across Cultures (KAC) is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Global Classmates program! Global Classmates is a grant-covered (yes, free!) 6-month virtual cultural and language . . .

2020 Opinion Exchange!

2020 Opinion Exchange!

On Monday, December 14th, seven members of the 2020-2021 AJET National Council held an online meeting with representatives from MIC, MOFA, MEXT, and CLAIR to discuss and exchange opinions on . . .

The Other Hundred Healers Photography Project

The Other Hundred Healers Photography Project

Submit a photo story to honour our healers during this pandemic! The Other Hundred Healers is a global non-profit photojournalism project that celebrates the men, women and children who are healing their communities during this global . . .

AJET 2020 Mask Sew-A-Thon: Final Report

AJET 2020 Mask Sew-A-Thon: Final Report

The AJET 2020 Mask Sew-A-Thon was a community mask creation and donation project to support Japanese communities in prefectures across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. From April 22, 2020 . . .

ATTENTION ALL JETS!

12 March     
As all of you must be aware of by now, the earthquake that occurred on March 11 off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture has caused extensive damage to Northern Japan. . . . [ Read more ]

TSUNAMI WARNINGS

11 March     
Aftershocks are still coming, STAY AWAY FROM THE SEA. Keep away from things that will tumble down (walls, vending machines, telephone poles, etc.), stay under a table or solid object . . . [ Read more ]

AJET Haiku and Photo Competition 2011

9 March     
Every year, AJET encourages poets and photographers from the JET community to exercise their creative talents with out annual AJET Haiku and Photo Competitions. Haiku Competition – Opens immediately. Closes . . . [ Read more ]

Results of the National AJET 2011-2012 Council Elections

4 March     
Please welcome the new National AJET 2011-2012 Council… Chair – Matthew Cook Vice Chair – Rory Conaty Treasurer – Mark Noizumi Block 1 – Robert Maxwell Block 2 – Genba . . . [ Read more ]

English Translation of the MEXT Guidelines

24 February     
Below is the AJET translation of the 2013 policy guidelines provided by MEXT. They have been translated by AJET translator Clayton Fredrick. The controversial provision from MEXT’s 2013 Senior High . . . [ Read more ]

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