Assistant Language Teacher

Assistant Language Teacher

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Assistant Language Teacher, often abbreviated to ALT, is a term that was created by the Japanese Ministry of Education at the time of the creation of the JET Programme. The terms AET, ELT and NESA are also in use. The term is used by the Ministry of Education, local Boards of Education and schools in Japan primarily to refer to English language speakers who assist with teaching of English in elementary, junior high and high schools. However, some ALTs help teach languages other than English. ALTs are required to be college graduates, but they are usually not certified teachers like their Japanese colleagues. Very few ALTs have taken advantage of policy changes made in 2001 that allow highly-qualified ALTs to obtain Japanese teaching licenses.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134997501
  • 9786134997508