OverviewEducation 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.
Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program
Application information for Summer 2017 is now available!
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。
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Workshop for Educators
This 24-hour, 5-session professional development course explores and analyzes Japanese classics in theatre, literature,...
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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Generous support for the Educators’ Study Tour, Professional Workshops for Teachers, and the Junior Fellows Leadership Program is also provided by the United States-Japan Foundation.
Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program is supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, Mr. Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., the United States-Japan Foundation, ITO EN (North America) INC., Jiro Murase Memorial Fund, and Ms. Tomoko Hamada-Dougan.
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).
Family Programs are generously supported by the Nissan Foundation, Delta Air Lines, Kumon Centers of Manhattan, and the Wendy Obernauer Foundation.
Student and Family Programs are supported by the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Education programs are made possible in part by Chris A. Wachenheim, the Wendy Obernauer Foundation, and The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc.
Additional support is provided by James and Beatrice Del Favero, and James Read Levy.
Top photo © Tony Sahara.