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Japan Chosen as Best place to study abroad in Asia 2020
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Japan Ranked Best Study Abroad Destination in Asia

Yeah, we know, studying in Japan is awesome.

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A Day in the Life of a Frustrated Eikaiwa Teacher

I'm (not) fine, thank you. And you?

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How Will Japan’s New “Equal Pay” Law Affect ALTs?

This April, many Assistant Language Teachers will have a very different contract. Here are the pros and cons.

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Types of ALT That Teach English in Japan

Which one are you?

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How to Get an English Teaching Job in Japan

Getting a job in Japan doesn't have to be a complicated process.

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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?

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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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How Much Does an English Teacher Make in Japan in 2019?

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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How to Take Sick Leave If You’re an ALT

In Japan, sick leave is not a statutory right but that doesn't mean you can't take it.

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Japan Ranked No. 2 Study Abroad Destination in Asia

It's official, studying in Japan is awesome.

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Types of People You’ll See in Every Japanese School Staffroom

What is with that student that always barges in during the meeting?

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What Is It Like to Teach English in Japan?

This video about every ALTs first lesson at a Japanese school is so relatable it hurts.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone