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World Storytelling Conference in Kobe Nov 30 - Dec 2

Osaka JALT is one of several co-sponsors for the World Storytelling Conference, which is taking place Nov 30 to Dec 2 at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies. It's shaping up to be an outstanding conference, so please mark your calendar and plan to join us there.
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Kansai ETJ Expo - Nov 18 at Seifu H.S. in Uehonmachi

The Kansai ETJ Expo is always a great event, with a full range of worthwhile presentations and publishers' displays in a very relaxed atmosphere. Mark your calendar and bookmark this link for a map and schedule updates:
And be sure to stop by the JALT table and say hello!


Call for presentations: JET Skills Development Conference Dec. 6-7 in Abiko

This annual event is sure to be rewarding and a lot of fun to present at as participants include approximately 70 young, enthusiastic ALTs - mostly junior high school and elementary school teachers that have been in Japan between 4 months and 3 years.

Topics: Anything and everything the presenters feel appropriate!
Where: Osaka Prefectural Education Centre, Abiko.
Available time slots:
- Thursday, December 6th: 11:00am - 12:15pm, 13:20pm - 14:35pm, 14:45pm - 16:05pm.
- Friday, December 7th: 9:30am - 10:40am, 10:50am - 12:00pm, 13:20pm - 14:35pm, 14:45pm - 16:05pm.
*A presenter can avail of two consecutive time slots if they feel their presentation needs it (for example, 9:30am - 12:00pm, with a break in the middle).

Cost of transport will be covered and there may also be a small remuneration, though the amount will be determined by the number of speakers.

Please contact the Osaka JET Skills Development Conference Coordinator Patrick Brophy at with submissions and all inquiries.

Summer Greetings


JALT2012 National Conference -- Oct. 12-15 at Hamamatsu, Shizuoka