What is the JET programme?

The JET programme is also known as the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme. It’s an initiative instituted by the Japanese government which offers university graduates to come to Japan as either Sports Education Advisors (SEAs) or Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs), and mostly these students are native English speakers.

The JET website states that in July 2018, there were over 5,000 participants in the scheme. There is a range of eligibility criteria describing what you need to join the JET programme available on their website Some of these include language skills, and some include your physical health and fitness