This blog is for PIGATE, a grass-roots pre-service and in-service teacher development group in Kumamoto, JP. Our meetings are every 2nd Saturday, usually from 1:00-4:30. For more information, please check the Calendar of Events and Meeting Locations pages, or contact: pab (at) pu-kumamoto.ac.jp.
Ms. Hiromi Takayama, a native of Oita, is working on a Ph.D at the University of Iowa. She's calling for participation in a research project. She'd like both ALTs and JTEs to complete an online survey about teacher efficacy and identity.
To find out more about Hiromi and her research project, please see her LinkedIn, English Teachers in Japan (ETJ) group discussion post: