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KobeJET is an online resource for English teaching and living in Japan. The goal is to facilitate the sharing information pertinent to…

What is a KICP ?

KICP stands for Kobe International Caravan Program . Kobe ALTs and CIR (s) usually use the acronym KICP to refer to both individual events and the program itself. This is a program through which various Junior High or Senior High schools around Kobe City…

Purchasing a commuter pass as an employee of Kobe City necessitates a bit of a process. Here's how it's done.


1. If...

a. ...you are a new JET , contact us at the Guidance Division to receive your correct travel route. Just send an email to either of the CIRs, and they…

The Agenda:

A. Sick Leave (9 points)

B. Short Contract/ Leavers (3 points)

C. Future Changes (2 points)

D. Misc./ Other (4 points) 

Please note that this document is…

Hello everyone,  Many ALT (s) choose to move apartments during their time on JET . I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone of the process and paperwork for moving out of Kobe city-arranged housing. Up until now, we've been sending the following information on an individual…

Instructions: Switching a foreign driver’s license to a Japanese driver’s license

A driver’s license issued by a foreign administrative office can be switched to a Japanese license (hereinafter referred to as “Gaimen Kirikae”) by applying to the Driver’s License Center. To apply for…

Here is the powerpoint containing all the info given at the Health Info Session in summer of 2017. Includes women's health information as well.


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These are modules we're waiting for release versions of to install and use on the site:

Drawing Field - https://www.drupal.org/project/drawingfield

Automatic Nodetitles - https://www.drupal.org/project/auto_nodetitle

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Add a New Background

1. Hover mouse over the "+ Add" tab. Click on "Background". 

2. Add a background name. 

3. Click on "ファイルを選択" to upload a file . (File requirements: One file only. 256 MB limit. Allowed types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg) 

4. Under the Page section,…

The Masquerade module has been added, and allows the ability for users with appropriate permissions to sign in as another user. This is useful to see exactly what that user, with their attached roles, permissions, and other settings, sees.

To masquerade as another user, go to the…

KobeJET.com announcements January 27, 2017

Call out for lesson plans!

As we approach the end of the year, you know those awesome lessons you made that the kids loved and really helped them practice their English - while learning about different cultures and being FUN…

For JET Participant Use

2019 JET Programme Reappointment Procedures

ALTs & CIRs from English-Speaking Countries

SEAs ・ ALTs & CIRs from countries with a small number of…

  • Can KobeJET be used as a local registry, replacing the current system of Excel sheets?
    • Pros
      • Easier and faster to add and update information
      • Easier to access information in a centralized location for GD, ALTs, and school personnel
      • Improved,…
  • Find activities, games, and worksheets to use in your English classes. Share your ideas and help your fellow teachers make their classes awesome!

    There are many options to exchange money in and out of Japan. Better rates can usually be found upon arriving in a destination country when traveling. Airport rates can also usually be worse than exchanges one your pass through immigration, but this can depend upon the country and situation.…

    The sun is shining bright, classrooms are heating up, you're melting in your cool biz, and your students have been in their summer uniforms for a while now. You can feel the semester starting to wind down, and it's about time for a vacation. But how do you take summer leave ?


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