Japanese-language education support overseas is one of the central activities of the Japan Foundation. It plays a key role in promoting Japanese-language education in Canada through its various activities.
For people who want to learn more about the Japanese language and culture.
Workshops, network development, etc. for Japanese-language teachers in Canada.
Programs administered by the Japan Foundation Head Office in Japan for Japanese-language teachers as well as specialists in Japan-related cultural and academic fields.
Available to Canadian educational institutions to support the dissemination of Japanese-language and the development of Japanese-language education.
Held annually in Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver.
Useful links for teachers and learners of Japanese as well as information about Japanese-language education overseas.
Noriko Saito, Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Carter, Program Officer email@example.com
Message from People Studying Japanese of the World ― It’s fun to study Japanese!
The Japan Foundation has put together a selection of messages from people studying Japanese, including Canada’s own KEVIN REYNOLDS!
To read his and other interviews, please check out the links here! Messages in [ENGLISH] and in [JAPANESE]
This special program for Fiscal Year 2020 is intended to provide urgent support for various kinds of new activities in response to COVID-19, such as preparation and training for online lessons/events/teaching materials, implemented by overseas organizations involved in Japanese-language education in Canada.
To obtain an accurate picture of the current state of Japanese-language teaching around the world, the Japan Foundation conducts a survey of overseas organizations offering Japanese-language courses every 3 years. The most recent survey was conducted in 2018, and the results are now available on the Japan Foundation website. Continue reading →
Application deadline: Wednesday, August 12th (Japan Time) Continue reading →
If you would like to brush up your Japanese this summer, please join this free online language brush up course for Japanese language teachers. This workshop covers one chapter of Marugoto Intermediate 1 (B1) for 4 days (August 4, 6, 11, & 13!)
The JFT Online ‘Sawakai’ for Japanese Teachers is a place where teachers can share with others how their online classes are going. All topics are welcome, including if you have any ideas you would like to try out, anything you feel a little stuck on, etc.
The topic for the 7th ‘Sawakai’ on Tuesday, June 16 will be “How did everyone’s classes go this week?”