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Tailored Professional Development Programs for Teachers

Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese Language on a Specific Theme

Applications for JFY2017-18 are now closed. The next round (JFY2018-2019) will be open around October.

This grant provides teachers of Japanese, who have at least three years of teaching experience, with the opportunity to deepen knowledge on theories and methodologies related to the theme and improve educational capacity, with the aim of resolving issues in educational settings. This program covers both primary and secondary education.

Training Periods:

(1) Course Design: 30 May to 6 July 2017 (tentative)
(2) Development of teaching materials: 13 November to 20 December 2017 (tentative)

Project-Based Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese Language

Applications for JFY2017-18 are now closed. The next round (JFY2018-2019) will be open around October.

This grant provides teachers of Japanese, who are engaged in projects to resolve problems or challenges they face such as the teaching materials or curriculum development, with the opportunity to improve their specialist knowledge and techniques in order to complete their projects.

Training Periods:

  • Two to ten weeks during the period from 1 June 2017 to 28 February 28 2018 (tentative)

FAQ

I am a native speaker, am I eligible for this grant?

Yes. This is the only grant that native speakers are eligible for.

What types of projects would be accepted for the Advanced Training Program?

Example programs that would be accepted are syllabus and curriculum programs as well as the development of teaching materials.

I received a grant from The Japan Foundation last year. When am I eligible to apply again?

One year must elapse before being eligible to receive a further grant from The Japan Foundation.

Can team members be from different organisations or reside in different countries?

Yes. Members do not all have to belong to the same institution in the same country. However, it does exclude members residing in Japan.

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