Education


Overview

Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs. Our interactive website, About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource, provides educational tools and connects classrooms throughout the world.


Workshops for Educators

Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program



Application for 2018 Summer program will be available in late November.

Connect with fellow students and future leaders from the United States and Japan this summer with the Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program (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.

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。

K-12 School Group Tours & Workshop

Gallery Tours

Art brings all subjects alive in your class. Visit the Japan Society Gallery with your K-12 students to develop critical thinking and visual literacy while sparking curiosity about the world around them.

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About Japan: A Teacher's Resource

About Japan: A Teacher's Resource

About Japan: A Teacher's Resource

A dynamic website bringing together experts about Japan and K-12 educators to provide teaching ideas, essays and multimedia resources.
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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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For inquiries on Education programs, please contact us at jseducation@japansociety.org or 212-715-1275.
Student and Family Programs are supported by the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.



The Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership program is supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, the United States-Japan Foundation, ITO EN (North America) INC., All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd., the Jiro Murase Memorial Fund, the Sojitz Foundation, and Ms. Tomoko Hamada-Dougan.



Education and Family Programs are made possible by Chris A. Wachenheim and The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc.

Additional support is provided by James Read Levy and Hiroko Onoyama.


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