Education & Family
Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs. Our interactive website, About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource, and social networking site for students, Going Global, provide educational tools and connect classrooms throughout the world.
EDUCATORS' STUDY TOUR TO JAPAN
The Educators' Study Tour to Japan offers educators nationwide the opportunity to travel to Japan for three weeks to experience the nation firsthand and bring their experiences back to the classroom. The program is open to middle- and high-school classroom teachers, librarians and school administrators (principals, assistant principals, and department chairs only), and includes an intensive pre-departure orientation and a study tour to Japan in June-July for the cost of $1,000.
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Japan Society Junior Fellows ProgramImmerse yourself in Japanese culture and connect with future leaders from the U.S. and Japan this summer with Japan Society's Junior Fellows Program for students in U.S. schools. Five selected high-school students will be placed with a host family and host high school in the Tokyo metropolitan area for approximately two weeks. The fellows will be selected based on their demonstration of qualities necessary to a successful exchange experience and future leadership potential.
Japan Society’s Junior Fellows Program for Students in Japanese Schools (日本から米国へのジュニア･フェロー･プログラム) will visit the New York metropolitan area in spring.
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Social Networking Project
Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints
Pre-K-12th grade school groups can schedule interactive, object-centered, one-hour Gallery lessons Tuesday-Friday at 11am and at other times by appointment. The fee is $45. Title-One schools are free with proof of Title-One status. For additional information and or to book an appointment, please call (212) 715-1224. Please give two weeks' advance notice.
Tues.–Fri., March 12–June 9
11 am–12 pm and by appointment
Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc., Chris A. Wachenheim, Joshua N. Solomon, Jon T. Hutcheson, Joshua S. Levine and Nozomi Terao.
The Going Global project is made possible by generous grants from The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, the United States-Japan Foundation, and Toshiba International Foundation.
About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource is generously funded, in part, by a three-year grant from the International Research and Studies (IRS) Program in the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education (P017A100018).
Student and Family Programs are supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.