Culture & Education


The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

Irish JET Reports

There are currently around 100 Irish graduates taking part in the JET Programme all around Japan. They live and work in every region of the country, from the northernmost tip of Hokkaido to the warm islands of Okinawa. Here, some former JETs write about their individual experiences on the programme.

"Home Away From Home" - Niall Moore (ALT, Akita Prefecture, 2017-2019)

"Happiness in Fukui" - Emer Geraghty (ALT, Fukui Prefecture, 2015-2019)

"Seeing the Many Facets of Japan" - Aaron Elbel (ALT, Fukui Prefecture, 2016-2019)

"Expect the Unexpected" - Niall Lane (ALT, Ishikawa Prefecture, 2016-2018)

Irish Satogaeri Programme Report