The United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that furthers U.S.-Japan understanding through the network of 35,000+ alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program and the 19 JET alumni associations across the United States.

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JET35 Alumni Reunion – May 20-22 in Seattle, WA

Posted by Bahia Simons-Lane

Celebrating Community and Connections REGISTER HERE

 

We look forward to seeing you at the JET35 Alumni Reunion! All JET alumni and friends of JET are welcome!

            • WHEN: Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22, 2022
            • WHERE: Motif Hotel, Seattle, Washington and nearby spots
            • WHAT: A three-day gathering for all JET alumni and friends with exciting programming,
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Paige Cottingham-Streater Conferred Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Posted by Bahia Simons-Lane

USJETAA is delighted to announce Paige Cottingham-Streater, USJETAA Board Chair, is among the foreign recipients of the Government of Japan’s 2022 Spring Imperial Decorations. Ms. Cottingham-Streater will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon in recognition of her longstanding contributions to the promotion of people-to-people exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.

Read the official announcement on the Embassy of Japan in the United States website here.

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JETs on Japan Forum – Issue 9

Posted by Emmalee Manes
Virtual Exchange for All: Building on U.S.- Japan Relations to Further Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in International Higher Education

Michele Fujii

Shiga, 2010–2013

This paper illustrates the importance of emerging modalities of Virtual Exchange/ Collaborative Online International Learning (VE/COIL) in international higher education. It references VE/COIL programs conducted between the United States and Japan by Kansai University’s Institute for Innovative Global Education in 2020 and 2021, building on a qualitative study of student interviews and psychometric evaluation tools.

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