Weblio Philippines’ president on cultural differences, working experience, and his definition of home

Sho Takeda has been in the Philippines for three years. He grew up in Yamagata, graduated from Tohoku University with a degree in Educational Psychology, and studied abroad for a few years. He has been the President of Weblio Philippines, Inc. since 2014. Weblio Philippines’ Human Resource staff, Louella Vizcarra sat down with him to Read more about Weblio Philippines’ president on cultural differences, working experience, and his definition of home[…]

My Love From the Stars: Tanabata Festival

July 7, 2017 – Weblio Eikaiwa held a star-studded Facebook live group event for both its students and tutors. The event was hosted by Weblio’s very own office-based tutors — namely, Sheena, Kat, Faye, Danielle, and Jescil. The event kicked off in high spirits at 18:00 PST. TANABATA: A LOVE STORY Tanabata, in Japan, is Read more about My Love From the Stars: Tanabata Festival[…]

5 Japan Fun Facts You Didn’t Know ~or Might Know~

Is Japan one of the countries you want to visit someday? Here are the 5 things you should know before going to Japan! 1. Cherry Blossom Cherry blossom trees are in bloom in different places in Japan. You may visit Ueno Park in Tokyo, Maruyama Park in Kyoto, Mt. Yoshino in Nara, and even Japan Read more about 5 Japan Fun Facts You Didn’t Know ~or Might Know~[…]

Students celebrate White Day with Weblio Eikaiwa

    March 14, 2017–Weblio students celebrated White Day by participating in the live group lesson hosted by Weblio Eikaiwa. All wearing white, office-based tutors namely Jane, Kat, Dindi, Noly, and Lyca opened the online english conversation at 6PM PST. Japan’s answer to Valentine’s Day Japanese students shared how they customarily spend White Day with men Read more about Students celebrate White Day with Weblio Eikaiwa[…]

Weblio Philippines conducts first career talk

February 23, 2017 – With the theme: “Teaching in the Digital Age”, Weblio Philippines kicked off its pilot career event at St. Bernadette College of Alabang. HR and Business Development staff Karen Santos delivered a speech that mainly focused on the rise of online jobs and its advantages, specifically ESL teaching. After the talk, students Read more about Weblio Philippines conducts first career talk[…]

Weblio reimagines virtual classroom

March 1, 2017—Weblio, Inc. unveiled its own web-based learning platform—WebRTC. Packed with a wide range of highly integrated functions, the system is designed to deliver an easier, updated, and individualized virtual learning experience. Usability and interface: WebRTC features all fundamental virtual classroom functionalities in a straightforward, one-window interface that does not require switching between multiple Read more about Weblio reimagines virtual classroom[…]

Challenges of Online Tutoring and How to Cope with Them

When you think of online tutoring, you may imagine people working from home or anywhere they want. Online tutoring definitely has its advantages, but there are a lot of uncontrollable circumstances that come along with it as well. Now, let me help you deal with the realities of online tutoring. 1. Teaching environment Online tutoring Read more about Challenges of Online Tutoring and How to Cope with Them[…]