Voices from the participants of the Japanese-Language training programs in Japan


The Japan Foundation conducts the Japanese-Language training programs in Japan for both teachers and learners of Japanese-Language to improve their skills of Japanese-Language (education) and deepen their knowledge of Japan.

We would introduce these programs and voices from participants of our programs.
Please click on participant’s name to read his/her report.

 

Part Ⅰ.From teachers of Japanese Language
 

1. Training Programs for Leading Teachers of the Japanese-Language

(1) Graduate Program on Japanese Language and Culture (Master’s Course)

This program is designed to provide teachers of the Japanese language working abroad and government officials who have experience in teaching the Japanese language abroad and are expected to be leaders of the academic world of Japanese language education in their own countries, with an opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in Japanese language education.

This graduate program is offered by the following two institutions:

1) The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa (JFJLI, Urawa)

2) The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

Participant’s Voice:

Ms. Divya Kulshresth 
Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth (FY2013-2014) 

 

(2) Advanced Training Program for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

This program is designed for overseas educational organizations whose teacher(s);

*require more advanced expertise and skills as teachers of the Japanese language, and

*have specific challenges they wish to address, or

*have issues they want to resolve in the teaching of the Japanese language (e.g., the development of teaching materials, teaching methods, curriculums, etc.).

Applications as a team are accepted to accomplish certain projects. However, only three persons from each team can participate in the program.

Both native and non-native speakers of Japanese may apply to this program.

 

2.  Training Programs for Teachers of the Japanese-Language

(1) Long-Term Training Program for Foreign Teachers of the Japanese-Language

This program is designed to provide foreign teachers of the Japanese language who are early in their career with an opportunity to improve their Japanese language skills and teaching methodology and to deepen their knowledge of Japan. 6 months-long training course in the Japanese language and basic teaching methods will be conducted.

Participant’s Voice:

Mr. Vikash Kumar 
Mody University of Technology and Science, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan  (FY2012-2013)

Mr. Deepak Sukhnani  
Sakura Japanese Consultancy Services, Jaipur, Rajasthan  (FY2013-2014)

 

(2) Short-Term Training Program for Foreign Teachers of the Japanese-Language

This program is designed to provide foreign teachers of the Japanese language, who have at least two years of experience in teaching the Japanese language, with an opportunity to improve their Japanese language skills and teaching methodology and to deepen their knowledge of Japan.

Participant’s Voice:

Ms. Ruchie Bhalla 
St. Mary School, Delhi (FY2013-2014)

Ms. Susmita Banerjee
DPS Marti Kunj, Gurgaon, Haryana (FY2013-2014)

Mr. Busareddy Vijaya Kumar
SRM University, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram Dist., Tamil Nadu (FY2014-2015)

Ms. Uttara Sarkar
The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture School of Languages, Kolkata (FY2013-2014).

 

3.Program for Specialists in Cultural and Academic Fields

This two/six month program provides specialists (researchers, postgraduate students, librarians, museum curators, etc.) who need a good command of Japanese-language for conducting their field related work and research with an intensive residential training course of Japanese-language.

Participant’s Voice(Postgraduate(Master course’s student)

Mr. Gour Mukherjee
Visva Bharati Univiersity, Shantiniketan, WestBengal(FY2014-2015)

Training programs for teachers of Japanese-Language and specialists in cultural and academic fields are opened to applications from overseas. Every year programs for next fiscal year will be announced in October. If you are interested in these programs, please check the program guideline on our website.

The program guideline for this fiscal year 2015-2016. http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/index.html

 

Part Ⅱ.For Japanese Language Learners

1.  Japanese-Language Program for University Students

This program is intended for students who are from countries/regions where large numbers of people study Japanese. Students with an outstanding record in Japanese studies are invited to Japan for a two-week period, enabling them to deepen their understanding of the language, culture, and society. They also have the opportunity to interact with Japanese students of the same generation.

Participant’s Voice:(FY2013-2014)

Mr. Kumar Mani Ratnam 
Centre for Japanese, Korean & North Eastern SLL&CS Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Ms. Machnurkar Prachi Jayant 
Department of Foreign Languages , University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra

Ms. Dipali Maruti Hange 
Tilak Maharashra University, Pune, Maharashtra

 

2. Japanese-Language Training Programs in Japan (High School Students)

This program is intended for students who are from countries/regions where large numbers of people study Japanese. Students with an outstanding record in Japanese studies are invited to Japan for a two-week period, enabling them to deepen their understanding of the language, culture, and society. They also have the opportunity to interact with Japanese students of the same generation.

Participant’s Voice:(FY2014-2015)

Ms. Debangana Bhattacharya
Visva-Bharati (Patha-Bhavana), Shantiniketan West Bengal

Ms. Kanchan Joshi
Amity International School, Sector-6, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Ms. Ananya Agarwal 
Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram, Delhi

Ms. Mahashweta Chakravorti 
Bluebells School International, Delhi

 

3.  Study-Tour Award Program for Outstanding Students of Japanese

This program is intended for students who are from countries/regions where large numbers of people study Japanese. Students with an outstanding record in Japanese studies are invited to Japan for a two-week period. Through lectures and training trips, participants are given an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the language, culture, and society.