2019-2020 Team Teaching Handbook


The 2019-2020 Team Teaching Handbook is complete! Thank you all so much for your creative contributions. You can access all of the lessons and accompanying worksheets here.

Also, special thanks to Amy Davis and Devon Redlin, who designed the cover page and dividing pages for this years TTHB. Beautiful work!

Teaching Skills Development Seminar (TSDS) 2019


This year’s TSDS featured a new format and workshops on language anxiety from our 5th year ALTs. Workshops included workshops on various topics such as phonics, public speaking, gamification, cultural awareness, yosakoi, and much more. Thank you for hard work and creativity in making TSDS a great experience for your fellow English teachers!

Special thanks to Mathieu Glacet for a beautiful cover photo of a snowy Matsukawa.

Snowy Matsukawa

2019 Orientation Complete!

Group photo on Tateyama

As we come to the end of this year’s orientation, I’d like to thank all of the Toyama orientation leaders for their hard work. Everything went well and we finish orientation with a trip to Tateyama (with NO hurricanes interfering)! To all of our new JET participants: welcome to your new home! Please go out, explore, get familiar, and enjoy your time here!

Thank you to Ian Chmarkovski, for designing this year’s orientation booklet cover!

2018-2019 Team Teaching Handbook


The 2018-2019 Team Teaching Handbook is now complete! Thank you all so much for your creative contributions. You can access all of the lessons and accompanying worksheets here.

Also, special thanks to Sarah Dirig, who designed the cover page and dividing pages for this years TTHB. Beautiful work, Sarah!

2018 Toyama Orientation


Thank you to all the Toyama Orientation assistants for making this year’s orientation an amazing success! To the new ALTs: although the weather prevented us from climbing Tateyama this year, I hope you will take every opportunity to continue exploring and discovering new things about your new home. Welcome to Toyama!

Also, a special thanks to Willow Glufka for designing an awesome cover!



Team Teaching Handbook 2017-2018


This year’s Team Teaching Handbook is now complete! Thank you for all of your hard work in putting together these lessons. You may now access the 2017-2018 lessons online in the TTHB section of this website. Feel free to download and tailor them to your classes as you please.


Special thanks to Diane Huynh for the lovely designs for the cover and dividing pages.




(日本語ページ: https://toyamazing.wordpress.com/jetworldfestival/ )

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Facebook Event Page
About Volunteers Registration
About Photo Contest


Sun, February 18th 2018  12:00 – 16:00


Sun Forte building

(next to Toyama Kansui Park)
6-7 Minatoirifunecho, Toyama City

* 10min walk from Toyama Station North Exit
* The parking space is limited. Please come by public transportation.




This is an event for multicultural understanding focusing on the CIRs and ALTs from the JET Programme who work in Toyama Prefecture. Come and have a good time!
Stage Attractions, Country Booths, International Café, Kids Corner, Cultural Experience Corner, Mini Language Classes, Traditional Clothing, Primorsky Krai (Russia) Promotional Video Viewing


AJET (JET Programme participants association)
JET World Festival 2018 Executive Committee


Toyama Prefecture, Toyama Prefecture Board of Education, Toyama International Center, Toyama City Board of Education, Kitanippon Shimbun, Toyama Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun Hokuriku Branch, Mainichi Shimbun Toyama Branch, Chunichi Shimbun Toyama Office, Kitanihon Broadcasting, Toyama Television, Tulip Television, Toyama Cable Television Association, Toyama FM.


JET World Festival 2018 Executive Committee
(Toyama Prefectural Government – International Affairs Division)
📞  076-444-3158  (person in charge: Marcelo)
@  toyama.jet.festival@gmail.com


We are now accepting entries for the JET World Festival 2018 Photo Contest.
Winning entries will be awarded prizes!
Details: https://toyamazing.wordpress.com/jetworldfestival/photocontest_en/


Toyama Team Teaching Handbook 2016-2017


Thank you for your creativity and contributions to this year’s Team Teaching Handbook. You may now find all of the 2016- 2017 TTHB lessons in the TTHB section of this website.

Special thanks to Osasha Fertal for designing the cover page, and Miranda Reeder for designing the dividing pages.

2016-2017 Team Teaching Handbook

Cover art by Osasha Fertal

Dividing pages by Miranda Reeder

Teaching Skills Development Seminar 2016


This year’s workshops included psychology and motivation, Vietnamese, Karuta, writing exams, shamisen, yukata, and much more. Thank you for hard work in making this year’s TSDS one of the best yet!

Special thanks to Darian Sundberg for a stunning cover photo of Gokayama.

Photo by Darian Sundberg

CLAIR Video Contest Winner!


After many months of waiting the results of the JET Programme Video Contest have finally been announced, and our own Rochelle Mighty is a winner! Congratulations to Rochelle for her outstanding entry, entitled “This is Japan.”

She received the Most Voted Video Award, so thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for her amazing video.  This is an achievement that truly represents the best of Toyama, and it is something that we can all be proud of.


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