Nihon Poi!! Coping With Winter

  Note from the webtoon illustrator* Nihon-poi is a term in Japanese that basically translates to Japanese-ish, or something characteristically Japanese. Japonesque if you would. Every day that I spend living and working in Japan, I learn something new about it – culturally, socially, fundamentally… and especially working with kids, there are hilarious, adorable, eye-browRead More

Nihon Poi!: Thanks, Kids.

*Note from the webtoon illustrator* Nihon-poi is a term in Japanese that basically translates to Japanese-ish, or something characteristically Japanese. Japonesque if you would. Every day that I spend living and working in Japan, I learn something new about it – culturally, socially, fundamentally… and especially working with kids, there are hilarious, adorable, eye-brow raising,Read More

From Novice to Professional-A JET Alum’s Journey

This year the JET programme celebrates its 30th anniversary.  As such a long standing institution, there have been many talented and promising individuals who have passed through the programme.  These former ALUM have some great insights and ideas that may be quite helpful to both current and former JETs- Mr. Aaron C. Sponseller is oneRead More

Where are they now? JET ALUM- Emily Treasure

As we continue to look at what our JET alum is up to. Today we feature Emily Treasure. Take a look as Emily shares here memories of the JET programme and how she was able to prepare for her next steps, while still on the programme.

Where are they now? JET Alum- Marissa Trierweiler

As many of our JETs prepare for their final weeks on the JET programme, the question of what to do next often pops up. To provide inspiration on what to do next, we are pleased to once again bring you the “Where are they now?” series. To get us started, we have an interview with JET alum- Marissa Trierweiler about her exciting and intriguing activities, post-JET.

The Adventures of Ryo Takeshita Bet: The End of Year Party

For the previous 2 instalments of Ryo’s adventures, please click on the links: 1. The Adventures of Ryo Takeshita: London, England 2. The Adventures of Ryo Takeshita: How I Met Your Mother Written by Tom Legge, Illustrated by Marissa Trierweiler, Edited by Liz Millership It was Christmas time at Upper High Barnet Secondary School and everyone, except me,Read More