PIGATE is a grass-roots pre-service and in-service teacher development group in Kumamoto. Meetings are held every second Saturday from 13:30 to 16:30. The current meeting place is given in the google map below. All are welcome to share! For more detailed information, check out their newsletters (in our publications section) and stop by to visit their blog at http://higopigate.blogspot.jp/


The PIGATE Newsletter, which contains proceedings from the monthly meetings and editorials written by PIGATE members and guests alike, can be found on the Publications page. 

PIGATE has been led by Takaki Nobuyuki for over two decades, and in that time he has shared the group's journey and success with others in the field. Below are some of his publications in this area, courtesy of the JALT publications database.