• Japan
    • Tokyo
120 hours
Training Type
General grants/scholarships
Health & Safety

Program Details

Teaching Practicum
Job Placement
Weekly Classroom Hours
Host Family
Age Min.


Price Details
What's included in the price?
--4 weeks of intensive TEFL training in Tokyo
--1 month of international medical and accident insurance
--Job, visa and housing assistance
What's Included
Jan 08, 2024
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About Program

Experience Japan in the best way possible by living in the bustling city of Tokyo while you get TEFL certified! Create relationships, learn a new culture and gain a teaching certification when you sign up with Greenheart International!

What's Included?
-Intensive 4-week in-person TEFL certification course in Tokyo, Japan
-120-hours of coursework
-Includes at least 8 hours of teaching practicum
-On-site teaching practicum at multiple levels (kindergarten – university)
-Taught by highly qualified instructors

After graduation, whether you choose to stay in Japan and teach or travel to another country, you’ll receive lifetime job placement worldwide!

This program is currently not being promoted on Go Overseas by its provider. Check with Greenheart for the most up-to-date information regarding the status of this program.

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Diversity & Inclusion

BIPOC Support

We appreciate that everyone has a unique worldview and value everyone regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, ability, military status, religion, sexual orientation or political view. We are committed to building relationships and ensuring everyone we encounter feels welcomed, respected, and accepted. Greenheart is committed to helping anyone find the best program fit and will go the extra mile to make sure our participants feel safe and supported wherever they end up.

LGBTQIA+ Support

Greenheart Travel welcomes travelers identifying as LGTBQ+, and is committed to helping you find the best program for you. We can provide information on the cultural norms of our destination countries and are prepared to advise you on the best programs based on your needs and interests.
While most of our programs could be a good fit, we also know that certain cultures and countries are more accepting of and prepared to host LGBTQ+ people than others. We are committed to working with LGBTQ+ people to determine which experiences may be the right fit for them. Please reach out if you want to discuss which of our programs might fit you best ahead of applying at travelabroad@greenheart.org or set up a phone call with us here.

Neurodivergent Support

Greenheart works with partners who have varying levels of what is considered "good mental health". While we cannot change their eligibility conditions, we will work with participants to the best of our abilities in order to get them the program placement they want. We encourage you to discuss your specific situation with us directly, before securing these documents.

Accessibility Support

Greenheart Travel welcomes students of varying ability to explore their study abroad options! While resources and support differ from country to country, Greenheart Travel staff work with individual students as needed to find program options that will set students up for success.



We believe in supporting our travelers to make a positive impact in their communities. The Greenheart Club provides Greenheart Grant funding to alumni projects all over the world.
As the leading eco-friendly exchange organization, we are passionate about helping travelers explore the globe while respecting the environment and cultural heritage of the destinations they explore.

Ethical Impact

Greenheart Travel is a branch of Greenheart International, a Chicago-based organization that connects people and planet to create global leaders through personal development, volunteer service, environmentalism, fair trade, and cultural exchange. We provide resources, grants, and experiences to those who want to immerse themselves in another culture and leave it better than when they arrived. Through volunteering, creating relationships and more.

Program Highlights

  • Shared house will be equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi, air conditioning and heating.
  • The school is less than a 10-minute walk from the Kanamachi train station,
  • Receive assistance in setting up a place to stay prior to your arrival.
  • The school owns a house with private rooms in east Tokyo that teachers stay in each month

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