A reminder to all teachers that entries for the annual short film contest for students close on 1 September 2020. Please find details on the Japan Foundation website.
Online professional learning
The Japan Foundation will be running online professional learning sessions for Japanese teachers on 29-30 September. Three different sessions (A, B and C) will be held on both days for your convenience. There is no cost to participate in these sessions. Registrations are essential and there is a maximum of 50 participants per session. Registrations open on 7 September at 9pm AEST and close on 22 September at 10am AEST or once session capacity has been reached.
Session A: Let’s apply video learning resources from “Erin’s Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese.” in class
Presenter: Minako Kadoi, JPF Sydney Language Consultant
Session B: Activities for the Australian Curriculum: promoting intercultural understanding with Japanese patterns
Target: Primary/junior secondary
Presenter: Himiko Negishi-Wood, JPF Sydney Language Consultant
Session C: How to have effective writing lessons
Target: Senior secondary
Presenter: Shunsuke Hirakawa, JPF Sydney Language Consultant
Dates and times are detailed below.
29 September 2020 (Tuesday)
Session A: 10am-11:10am AEST (70min)
Session B: 11:30am-12:40pm AEST (70min)
Session C: 1:30am-2:40pm AEST (70min)
30 September 2020 (Wednesday)
Session B: 10am-11:10am AEST (70min)
Session C: 11:30am-12:40pm AEST (70min)
Session A: 1:30am-2:40pm AEST (70min)
Further details and registration are available on the Japan Foundation website.