Our Mission

What is TEMI?

 TEMI is Teaching English Methods Institute, a community of teachers, administrators and organizations involved with teaching English in Japan from preschool to adults. It is an NPO teacher-support network and an idea pool that has officially served the English teaching community of Japan since 1996.

News Flash!

Upcoming Seminar Info for 2022


YOU are cordially invited
to attend our
TEMI Teacher-Training Online Seminars

Attending TEMI Seminar benefits include chances to:
*Get in-depth exposure to TEMI’s innovative methods
*Learn how to make the most of unique teaching materials
*Observe Little America students in action
*Exchange and share your ideas with fellow teachers
*Receive the Special TEMI Member 25% Discount for
Little America original items
(valid for one week following the seminar)

Due to the Corona virus, we have transitioned to ONLINE seminars so you can join us from the comfort of your home or school.

TEMI Seminars are designed to help teachers teaching a certain English level category, namely:
★Preschool
★Elementary School
★Jr. High and High School
★Adults

The 2022 TEMI Online Seminar Schedule is as follows:
(Each seminar will be from 9AM-12AM.)

Jan 30

TEMI Online Preschool Teaching Methods Seminar:
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March 6

TEMI Online Elementary School Teaching Methods Seminar:
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June 19
TEMI Online Jr. High & High School Seminar: Methods
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Sept 25

TEMI Online Adult Teaching Methods Seminar:
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COST: Each TEMI half-day Seminar is 5,000 yen (4,500 yen for TEMI Members)
ALL participants receive a TEMI Reference Booklet and a TEMI Teaching Certificate (Plus a TEMI lapel pin for first time attendees).

***** TEMI Online MASTER Teaching Seminar for Individuals or Schools *****

Now you can receive personalized advice from Sohei & Helene J. Uchida from the comfort of your own home or school.

TIME: Days: 1-2 half-days according to your needs (5 days maximum)
Time: Morning session 9AM-12PM or Afternoon session IPM-4PM
Reservations are accepted on a first come first served basis.

COST: per each 3 hour seminar
Individual/personalized/customized to your specific needs:¥15,000 for 3 hours
School group/customized to school’s needs: 2-3 people: ¥10,000 per person
4-6 people: ¥6,000 per person/7-10 people: ¥4,000 yen per person 11+ ¥3,000 per person (TEMI Booklet & TEMI Certificate included)

2022 Schedule for other valuable TEMI events:
January 19 TEMI Teacher of the Year Announcement
May 22 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
July 24 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
November 8 Deadline for TEMI Gratitude Journal Submission
November 13 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
December 5 Deadline for TEMI Teacher of the Year Submission
December 16 TEMI Gratitude Journal sent to TEMI teachers nationwide