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Welcome to your home, new JETs! Now that you're settled in, AJET is here to help you with the next steps. Check out an awesome article by our own Verity Lane of Hokkaido on "how to ALT"! Be sure to read the After Tokyo section to learn what to do in your first month and beyond, too.
Credit for image and original article goes to Tofugu.
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Have you had a chance yet to learn about your National AJET representatives? Learn who your Block Representative is, and read about how they are serving our community on the AJET National Council by visiting the AJET website.
They are always here to listen, so keep in touch and feel free to contact them if there's anything you need help with!
National AJET is proud to present a welcome video for new JETs, made in collaboration with AJET organizations across Japan.
Subscribe for more exciting YouTube updates from National AJET as our channel kicks into gear. Upcoming videos include one for JETTeach, a series on ALT teaching, and an installment of the JETLife series, which deals with the common idiosyncrasies of life as a JET.
AJET National Council Goals for 2014-2015
- Increase financial transparency and sustainability
- Increase offers and discounts for JETs
- Build new and better resources for JETs
- Revamp website for improved accessibility
- Broadcast through an active and inclusive YouTube channel
- Recreate Tatami Timeshare for travelling JETs
- Strengthen relationships with JETAA and JET alumni
What has AJET been up to?
- Distributed free copies of Planet Eigo & Foxy Phonics to the prefectures, and made them freely available online
- Granted TEFL discounts to 29 JETs
- Produced a welcome video for new JETs
- National AJET Executive Team attended both Group A and Group B Tokyo Orientations
- Completed prospectus and secured a special offer with GoRemit
- Established contact with JETAA chapters around the world
- Met with CLAIR and its accountant to go over AJET finances; updates to come
- Massive overhaul of ajet.net is in the works!