Why is the English teaching sector in Japan becoming more competitive?
I've thought of 3 possible reasons: 1. More people want to move to Japan = more people wanting the jobs. 2. The economy is making schools take on less teachers and firing teachers they already have, making the new jobless all competing to get the already limited new English teaching jobs. 3. Large private English schools (Eikaiwa) are shutting down, leaving all their English teaching staff jobless and competing for the limited new jobs available. If anyone here knows if it's one of these, some of these, or none of these reasons then I'd appreciate your input. :D
Asked By: Liam B - 7/2/2010
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Answered By: threedaypriest - 7/2/2010
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All of the above, with a strong indicator to number 3... More
Answered By: Tokyo E - 7/2/2010
Becoming? It has been competitive for at least the past two decades... More
Answered By: Belie - 7/2/2010
Have to say I'm with Belie on this one.
Answered By: C - 7/2/2010
Number three, mostly.
Answered By: luddite - 7/2/2010
All very good possible reasons. I believe that there are more and more people wanting to live and work in Japan, and with the increase in English at Elementary & JHS there is a greater chance now of working for an ALT company. A lot of the English Conversation schools are struggling and closing down and I wouldn't... More
Answered By: John Davidson - 7/2/2010
because they are so many people earning peanuts down there
Answered By: Samson - 7/3/2010
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