The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Independent Research Program for Teachers of Japanese-Language Application Instructions
Fiscal Year 2012-2013
The Independent Research Program at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa (JFJLI, Urawa), or Kansai (JFJLI, Kansai) is a residential program (from five days to one month) during which Japanese-language teachers may utilize the resources at the JFJLI in order to solve specific challenges or issues relevant to teaching the Japanese language (e.g. the development of Japanese teaching materials, teaching methods, curricula). Both native and non-native speakers of Japanese are eligible to apply for this program.
Five-day to one-month period ending before March 31, 2013, subject to availability.
* Applications should be submitted to the Japan Foundation, Toronto no later than one month before the program starts.
Program Venue and Lodging
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa (or NC, located at Kita Urawa, Urawa-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture) or The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai (or KC, located at Tajiri-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka Prefecture)
The library in NC primarily maintains a collection of Japan-language pedagogy materials. KC primarily maintains a collection of Japanese cultural and social references for Japanese-language learners.
Description of the Program
Inquiries: Noriko Saito, Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org