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 2021


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

Seminars of the same category will be held for two consecutive weeks. The first week will focus on methods, plus observing a Little America class in action. The second will focus on how to use specific materials for that specific level.

The 2021TEMI Online Seminar Schedule is as follows:
(Each seminar will be from 9AM-12AM.)

Preschool
Jan 31 /Feb 7

Jan 31    TEMI Online Preschool Seminar: Methods
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Feb 7     TEMI Online Preschool Seminar : Materials
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Elementary School
March 7 /March 14

March 7    TEMI Online Elementary School Seminar: Methods
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March 14  TEMI Online Elementary School Seminar : Materials
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Junior High & High School
June 20/June 27
June 20   TEMI Online Jr. High & High School Seminar: Methods
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June 27   TEMI Online Jr. High & High School Seminar: Materials
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Adult
Sept 26 /Oct 3

Sept 26   TEMI Online Adult Seminar: Methods
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Oct 3      TEMI Online Adult Seminar: Materials
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COST: Each TEMI half-day Seminar is 5,000 yen (4,500 yen for TEMI Members)
Registration for two seminars of the same category is 9,500 yen (8,500 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).

****Special TEMI Personalized Seminars available upon request*****

Customized seminars according to teacher needs/requests are also available.

*Individualized TEMI Customized In-house Seminar (Any workday of the year)
    One, two, three-day seminar or full week seminar
    Fee: 20,000 yen a day (TEMI members: 18,000yen)
    Time: 11AM-7PM.
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*TEMI Summer In-house Seminar (Aug. 23-27)
    One, two, three-day seminar or full week seminar
    Fee: 20,000yen per day (TEMI members: 18,000yen)
    Time: 11AM-7PM
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2021 Schedule for other valuable TEMI events:
January 20 TEMI Teacher of the Year Announcement
May 23 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
July 25 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
August 23-27 TEMI Summer In-house for Busy Teachers
November 8 Deadline for TEMI Gratitude Journal Submission
November 14 TEMI Online Conference for TEMI Members Only
December 6 Deadline for TEMI Teacher of the Year Submission
December 17 TEMI Gratitude Journal sent to TEMI teachers nationwide