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Mental Health Support Resources

The JET Mental Health Counselling Assistance Programme provides a partial subsidy (50%, up to 20,000 yen per year) for counselling costs incurred through consultation with mental health professionals in Japan not covered by health insurance. Additionally, the JET Online Counselling Service offers professional counselling for free through Web Mail and Skype. Please ask your contracting organisation for further information.

Contact Information Over the Winter Holidays

It is strongly recommended that JET participants inform their contracting organisations of their contact details if they are travelling over the winter holidays in case of an emergency. In particular, those travelling outside of Japan are advised to also inform their contracting organisations of their travel plans or itinerary.

2017 After JET Conference and JET Programme Career Fairs

Information regarding the 2017 After JET Conference and Career Fairs has been sent to all participants via e-mail. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, 20 January, 2017. If you did not receive an e-mail about how to apply, please consult with your supervisor.

Grant for TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Certification

If you have received approval for a TEFL Grant from CLAIR, the deadline for your required documents to arrive at CLAIR is Friday, 27 January, 2017. In order to send your required documents so that they arrive by the deadline, it is recommended you finish your TEFL course at least a week in advance of the deadline. For more information about the TEFL Grant schedule, please refer to the Grant Overview, accessible from the link below.

2016 Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Grant

CLAIR currently offers a grant for JET Programme participants to cover the test fee for N3 of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). To check your grant eligibility for the test which was held on Sunday, 4 December, 2016, please read over the Grant Overview and Eligibility Flowchart, accessible from the link below. Grant applications for this test will be accepted after the test results are released in early February.

Japanese Language Courses (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced)

Are you making progress in your Japanese Language Courses? You will not be able to access your account after the six-month period has ended, so please remember to complete your course and to download your Certificate of Completion as well as the PDF textbooks.

Translation & Interpretation Course

Please make your best effort to turn in assignments by the deadline in order to complete the course. If you have any questions, please contact the helpline via e-mail or fax.

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Registration of Contact Information for JETs

Please access the Contact Information Survey for JET Programme Participants website to register your information if you have been notified by your contracting organisation supervisor.

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