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What’s better: Eikaiwa vs JET? (The Good & Bad of English Teaching in Japan) | Ichimon Japan 65

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On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: What’s the difference: Eikaiwa vs JET? (The Good & Bad of Teaching English in Japan)

Topics Discussed

  • About teaching English in Japan
  • About working in┬áeikaiwa (English conversation school) in Japan
  • About working on the JET Programme
  • About working as an ALT
  • About the application process for getting an eikaiwa job
  • About the application process for getting into the JET Programme
  • A typical work day for English teachers in Japan
  • The problems with working in eikaiwa in Japan
  • The problems working as an ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) in Japan
  • English education in Japan
  • Eikaiwa contracts & work hours
  • About NOVA going out of business
    About GEOS going out of business
  • About the collapse of NOVA and the aftermath
  • About life post eikaiwa/JET in Japan
  • And much more!

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