Japan Foundation

Grants for Nationwide/Statewide/Regional-level Events and Projects

Dear Sensei-gata in the U.S.,   The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles is pleased to announce that our Fiscal Year 2018-19’s grant programs are NOW AVAILABLE on our website!   **************************************************** Grants for Nationwide/Statewide/Regional-level Events and Projects **************************************************** Japanese Language Learners Event Grant Deadlines:  March 1 and September 1, 2018 (Contact/Inquiry: Mike Penny )   Japanese-Language… Read more »

J-LEAP 2017 APPLICATION AVAILABLE HERE. DEADLINE: January 10, 2017.

WATJ,    A message from the Japan Foundation:  “I have been very lucky, since August of this year, to have the assistance of a full-time, native-speaking Japanese Assistant Teacher in my classroom. The miraculous thing is that this wonderful Assistant Teacher is here at no cost to our school! Since coming to Silver Creek my… Read more »

2017 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award

  The United States-Japan Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award competition. Know an amazing educator who has dedicated his or her life to educating young Americans about Japan? Nominate this teacher today!! See details below or click here.   2017 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award The Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher… Read more »

JF Training Program

WATJ: I’m forwarding this from the Japan Foundation, in case you didn’t receive it directly:  Dear Sensei-gata in the U.S., Konnichiwa! We are pleased to inform you that the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA) is now accepting applications for the following training programs in Japan. Please share this information if you know anyone who might… Read more »

Listen Together: The Songs of Japan

Senseigata, In June, the Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute, Kansai launched the Listen Together: The Songs of Japan<http://nihon-no-uta.jp/index.html> website to plenty of positive feedback. Now you can teach your students songs of varying levels of difficulty, with videos! In July, they astounded us with the Japanese e-Learning platform “Minato<https://minato-jf.jp/>.” This website features a range of… Read more »

We are looking for professionals who use Japanese at work.

Senseigata, Do you have any former students who are currently using Japanese in the workplace? 現在、職場で日本語を使っている元の生徒はいますか? JFLA is planning to make a series of videos promoting the Japanese language. We are looking for professionals who use Japanese at work. We would like to send a camera crew to their workplace to interview them, and hopefully… Read more »

JF Japanese e-Learning Minato

WATJ, Another exciting recourse for our students from the Japan Foundation. I checked it out – WOW! Senseigata, (日本語は以下) The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai has developed Japanese language e-learning materials specifically for Japanese learners worldwide. Today is the release of JF Japanese e-Learning Minato, an online Japanese language learning platform designed to enable anyone in… Read more »

Japan Foundation Grant announcement

  Dear Sensei-gata in the U.S.,   Konnichiwa! The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA) would like to remind you that the application deadline for our Japanese Language Learners Event Grant is fast approaching. Applications must be submitted no later than SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 (Thursday). More information: http://www.jflalc.org/grants-jle-contest.html   Additionally, the deadline for our Japanese Teaching Material Purchase Grant program is coming… Read more »

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is hiring!

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is hiring! Full-time Lecturer in Japanese-Language Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 This job posting is for a full-time lecturer in Japanese-Language position for a period of one (1) year, with the possibility of renewal to a maximum four (4) years. For full details and application instructions please visit: http://jftor.org/job-postings/   Inquiries: Barbara… Read more »

JOB POSTING: The Japan Foundation, Toronto

JOB POSTING: The Japan Foundation, Toronto Full-time Lecturer in Japanese-Language Application Deadline: Monday, May 30, 2016 This job posting is for a full-time lecturer in Japanese-Language position for a period of one (1) year, with the possibility of renewal for another one (1) year period. For full details and application instructions please visit: http://jftor.org/job-postings/     Sincerely,… Read more »