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This video is to help graduating education students who are in the process of applying to teaching positions. Many school boards in Canada and abroad post their job opportunities on applytoeducation.com and require you to complete a profile on the site. This video will help you out with that process.

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Upcoming Events

October 22nd - Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme (JET)

What: Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Information Session: From Application to Departure and Beyond!
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

On-campus Kioskin the Education Lobby: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Information Session in the Brown Student Services Building, Room 5001: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Who: Potential applicants from all disciplines are welcome.

The Government of Japan is looking for highly qualified young graduates and professionals. Come meet JET Programme Alumni and the JET Programme Coordinator to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

Teach, Learn, Live... in Japan!

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is a Japanese government-sponsored exchange programme promoting international understanding.

Each year, the JET Programme offers thousands of young graduates and professionals the opportunity to work full-time as either Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) in public schools, or Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) in local government offices. From thriving urban centres to isolated islands, JETs are working at the heart of local communities throughout Japan. If you have always been curious about Japan, are passionate about education and culture, and are ready for work experience abroad, then the JET Programme is for you!

We will be at McGill University on Wednesday, October 22. The Montreal JET Desk coordinator will have a kiosk set up in the Education Lobby to meet students and share information about the JET Programme, from 9:00 to 11:00. Furthermore, an information session will be held in the early afternoon in room 5001 of the Brown Building.

Mr. Mathieu Ménard, JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching) Programme Coordinator, will be in the lobby of the Education Building (3700 McTavish) from 9-11 before the presentation being given on the 22nd of October in the Brown Building. Students who cannot make the presentation, can come talk one-on-one with Mr. Ménard in the Education Building lobby from 9am-11am. Please RSVP on myfuture.

Visit us at JET Program to learn more or see the Consulate General of Japan's Facebook page. Upload the Jet programme Poster here.

November 6th - Engage Education

In the spirit of international week, Engage Education is hosting an information session followed by a CV writing clinic for international teaching. Engage Education is a recruitment organization that successfully recruits teachers and places them in various schools and educational institutions throughout Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.  Engage has hired 7 teachers from McGill for the 2014-2015 school year! Are you interested in learning more about how Engage may be a good fit for you? Come meet a representative from Engage and lean about how you can be successful in your applications, including how to write a CV for international teaching positions.  RSVP to Jill Aucoin at career [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Information Table
1-5 p.m. in the Education Lobby
Presentation and CV writing clinic
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Coach House, Room 200

November 14th - QPAT Introduction to Unions

Who we are, what we do for teachers, and what you need to know before you start your career

Teacher unions have been very active for many years advocating for their members through collective bargaining, making representation on behalf of teachers and protecting their rights. All teachers who work in the public sector are part of a union. Come to this session to find out more about what your future union does for you and how you fit into it. Obtaining contracts, getting help in your schools through mentorship programs and key rights and benefits are some of the topics that will be presented. This is your opportunity to meet the only people in the education system who work exclusively for you as teachers. RSVP to Jill Aucoin at career [dot] education [at] mcgill [dot] ca

This session is presented by the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers, the federation that represents all the teachers in the English school boards of Quebec.

What: Information Session
When: November 14th, 12pm-1:30pm
Where: Coach House, room 200