Event Announcement: Symposium “Talks on Japanese-language Education Policy” by Study Group of Japanese-language education in a multicultural society

With the aim of making positive contributions to realize a multicultural society especially from the field of Japanese-language education, a study group of Japanese-language education in a multicultural society was established in 2006 as one of thematic study groups of The Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. This study group will be holding The 14th Symposium ‘Talks on Japanese-language policy – Would this movement lead us to happiness’ on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at The University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo.
‘Enactment of The basic law for promoting Japanese language education and its consequence”
Uichi KAMIYOSHI (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Musashino University)
‘Things expected in Japanese-language teacher training in college -Responding to the policy trend-‘
Satoko HAYASHI (Professor, College of Liberal Arts, Tsuda University)
‘Support measures aiming to enrich the education of foreign children’
Yukiko KONDA (Foreign children’s education support project officer, International Education Division, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

-Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017, 13:30-16:30
-Venue: The University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, 1st Building Room 205 (Nearest station: Hiroo Station, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
-Attendance Fee: 1,000 JPY [Max. 150 persons]

Please access the web page here for more information and application.