Teachers’ Professional Development

The Japan Foundation, Toronto offers a variety of programs for teachers throughout the year.

Teacher’s Workshops

Professional development programs for Japanese-language teachers in Canada.

JFT Introductory Course on Teaching Japanese

The JFT Introductory Course on Teaching Japanese is designed for people who have sufficient Japanese language proficiency but little to no experience teaching Japanese.
*New session starting in January 2018

Summer Training Program for Japanese-Language Teachers

A yearly intensive training program to help in the professional development of Japanese-language teachers in Canada.

Continuing Learning Japanese

Networking events for Japanese-language teachers in the Toronto area, co-organized with the Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education (CAJLE).

Inquiries

For inquiries, please contact Noriko Saito at nsaito@jftor.org.


There are also several programs for teachers offered by the Japan Foundation in Japan. These include:

  • Advanced Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language
  • Long Term Training Program for Foreign Teachers of the Japanese-Language
  • Short Term Training Program for Foreign Teachers of the Japanese-Language

For more information on those programs please click here.