大阪府立高校NETと英語教育を守ろう! Save NETs and English Education in Osaka High Schools!

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Shirai Elle
Mar 26, 2020
国際化しないといけない時代に英語教師は使い捨て扱いされると何もいいことは生まれません。

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George Simpson
Feb 25, 2020
I'm also an English teacher in Japan, and this kind of thing happens too often, hurting teachers, students, and schools.

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Diamond Feit
Feb 21, 2020
I cannot understand why the Japanese government laments the lack of English ability in its citizens as it undermines active programs to educate people in English.

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Mark King
Feb 20, 2020
These teachers deserve job security. Good spoken English is a vital skill for students to learn in the modern world and the opportunity to work with a knowledgeable native speaker is invaluable.

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Ewan Dewar
Feb 14, 2020
Of course English Educations in Japanese Schools needs saving, it’s the easiest language in the world that English Speaking People like myself are lucky to know about it being used in some way with Non-English Parts of the World.

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Kelsey Nakata
2 years ago
If I had to work an additional job, I would not be able to afford all unpaid hours I’m asked to do: 4 hours of English club a week, the 20+ hours of after school Eiken practice interviews during the year. This is on top of running an English Cafe on my lunch break to maximize the amount of speaking time student can have with me. Having to reapply every year would be a slap in the face, signaling what I contribute isn’t very important. As much as JTEs would like to plan ahead for next year, it’s hard enough not knowing if you will be at the same school let alone not knowing if you will even have a job. I’m already putting in full time hours as an NET, it would be wonderful to have this recognized.

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Lyn Cohn
2 years ago
As a former JET ALT in Osaka-fu, I taught at 3 different senior high schools. I believe the students of Osaka would be better served if ALTs had to be qualified teachers in their home countries, preferably with some experience, rather than college graduates keen to experience Japan but lacking the knowledge to fully contribute to education.
I believe that the current NET system is alleviating some of this problem and should be continued as it is.

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Alan Castree
2 years ago
With fewer hours most of us will be forced to work additional jobs which means less time to put into our current classes. The NET program has been much more beneficial for English education in Osaka compared to private companies or even the JET program. Rather than just getting a fresh foreign teacher on sabbatical for a year or two, with NET you have experienced ESL/EFL teachers that want to teach and understand what the students need to accomplish. Please help improve the NET program rather than hinder it!