Professional Development Opportunities
Japanese Language Consultants
The Japan Foundation, Sydney works with our Sakura Network partners to provide professional development and learning opportunities to teachers of Japanese around Australia. You can find our language consultants at state/territory and regional Japanese language teacher conferences and workshops.
Our Japanese Language Consultants conduct professional development sessions for teachers of Japanese in the following areas:
- Upgrading teacher proficiency
- Teaching ideas
- Classroom activities based on the Australian Curriculum
- Japan Foundation web resources for Japanese classes
- Cultural activities
- Recent Japanese Trends
Australian Japanese Language Teachers’ Associations
The Japan Foundation, Sydney recommends teachers join their local Japanese language teachers’ association for professional development and networking opportunities.
ACT: ACT Japanese Teachers Network
NSW: Japanese Teachers’ Association of NSW Inc.
NT: Language Teachers’ Association of the Northern Territory
QLD: Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland Japanese Network
SA: Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of South Australia
TAS: Japanese Teachers Network Tasmania
VIC: The Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria, Inc.
WA: Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Western Australia