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Japanese Language Education Seminar in Wellington, NZ

Professional Development Opportunity for Japanese Language Teachers

Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity!

The Japan Foundation, Sydney (JPF Sydney), Future Learning Solutions (FLS) and Victoria University of Wellington are jointly hosting a one day seminar for Japanese language teachers.

Primary and secondary school teachers as well as teachers in higher education are welcome to join!

This is not only an opportunity to build on your skills as a Japanese teacher, but also a chance for you to expand your professional network.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Further details:
2019 NZ Seminar Flyer

Session 1
Developing Key Competencies in Language Classes Using Thinking Tools

Session 2
Japanese Proverbs in the Classroom: A Platform for Intercultural Comparison and Reflection

Session 3
Classroom Activities – What’s New in Japan?

Session 4
Discussion and Sharing Session

Mami Saito
Senior Language Consultant
The Japan Foundation, Sydney

Mami Saito has been a Senior Language Consultant in the Japanese Language Department at the Japan Foundation, Sydney since June 2017 and has extensive experience teaching Japanese and conducting teacher training/ICT programs in Indonesia, Japan and Canada. Her teaching experience covers a wide range of levels from language schools to high schools and universities. In addition to her role as a Senior Language Consultant, she is also involved in Japanese language education support across Australia.


Dr Kyoko Mikami
National Language Adviser
Future Learning Solutions, Centre for Languages

Dr Kyoko Mikami is the National Language Adviser for Japanese. She arrived in New Zealand in January 2017 and is a member of the Future Learning Solutions, Centre for Languages team. Kyoko has close working relations with the Japanese Embassy and Consulate-General.

Kyoko has worked for many years not only as a language teacher, but also as a teacher trainer in Japan, Czech Republic and Indonesia. She has written several textbooks for students as well as a guidebook for language teachers, and shares her expertise and knowledge of Japanese language, culture and education with teachers in New Zealand.

Registrations have closed.


July 27, 2019 (Saturday)


Victoria University of Wellington, School of Languages and Cultures

Room: VZ606, Von Zedlits Bldg, Kelburn Parade, Kelburn, Wellington, NZ


Free; registrations essential


(02) 8239 0055

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