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.
UPCOMING FAMILY PROGRAMS
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 $1,200.
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TOMODACHI Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program
Connect with fellow students and future leaders from the United States and Japan this summer with the TOMODACHI Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program for students in U.S. schools (Summer Program: for High School Students in U.S). Ten selected US high school students live with a host family and attend a high school in the Tokyo metropolitan area for approximately three weeks. Junior Fellows are selected based on their future leadership potential and demonstrated qualities necessary to a successful exchange experience.
TOMODACHIジャパン・ソサエティ・ジュニア・フェロー・リーダーシップ・プログラム (春プログラム：日本の高校生対象) 将来のリーダーとなる日本全国から選ばれた１０名の高校生がニューヨーク近郊のホストファミリー宅に滞在し、学校体験、インデペンデント・プロジェクト、研修旅行を通して受入国の理解を深め、日米のネットワークを広げます。
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Social Networking Project
Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc., Chris A. Wachenheim, the Wendy Obernauer Foundation, James Read Levy, Jon T. Hutcheson, and 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 Nissan 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.
Annual Family Festivities are sponsored in part by Kumon.