My JET Application Experience – Part 1

July this year, I began a new adventure.  I took on a challenge to explore a potential new career in the educational sector.  It was a really scary experience for me, because I had been in my previous job for over 5 years.   I definitely learnt and traveled alot for my job; however, there was nothing missing for me unfortunately and I needed a change.  So, I applied for the JET Programme 2015.  As I am writing this post, I am sitting in my apartment in Saitama, Japan where I have been assigned to for me placement.  The process of […]

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Dream a little … Why not?

Following your dream are words that we hear many times in our lives.  However, these words are not that easily satisfied. For years, I had dreamt of working in Japan and that is exactly what I am doing right now.  I currently live in a beautiful town in Saitama and am working as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) under the  Japan Exchange and Teaching program 2015. I am not a teacher.  In fact, before coming here, I worked as a software engineer for an international organisation.   That was actually my first job since graduating from university.  Over the course of […]

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