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English Teacher Salary in Japan
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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan?

JET? Dispatch? Eikaiwa? University? Knowing which organizations in the English teaching industry in Japan offer the best pay and benefits can help you make the right decision.

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A Step By Step ALT Escape Plan

In this post, we break down how to transition out of being an ALT and prepare for a future in Japan outside of teaching English.

By 7 min read

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4 Tips for Surviving Life in Rural Japan

What is life in Japan's countryside like? How can you deal with the unique challenges of country living if you’re a teacher? Here's what I've learned from my experience.

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Tips for New English Teachers and ALTs in Japan

Here's what to expect and how to approach your fellow teachers and your students, to be part of the school community in no time.

By 4 min read

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What to Expect as an ALT in Japan

Here are the basics on what you can expect when you come to work in Japan as an ALT.

By 4 min read

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Beating the Graduation Blues in 2021

Kids won’t get the graduation ceremony they deserve this year. What can we, as teachers, do to help them finish school on a high?

By 7 min read

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A Coronavirus Christmas: How Foreign Teachers are Coping Without Going Home for the Holidays

With international travel heavily restricted, how are some of Japan’s foreign teachers coping with the situation?

By 5 min read

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Types of ALT That Teach English in Japan

Which one are you?

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Tips for Teaching After Natural Disasters and Other Trauma

Traumatic events can have a lasting impact on your students. What can you do in the classroom to help?

By 6 min read

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What to Expect When You Take the JLPT N2

The struggle to comprehend nonsense conversations is real.

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Types of Students You’ll See at English Speech Contests in Japan

Hello, everyone! Do you like cats? I have a cat. I love my cat. And I love the Olympics.

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