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2019 KKC Teacher Fellowship

31 Dec 2018 3:25 PM | Anonymous

Applications for the 2019 Keizai Koho Center Teacher Fellowship are now open!

Are you a social studies teacher interested in broadening your knowledge of international education? Take advantage of this unique opportunity to visit Japan! More information on the fellowship is available here. You can follow the fellowship on Facebook here.

Keizai Koho Center (KKC), in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS), will offer “KKC Study Tour to Japan 2019” for U.S. and Canadian social studies teachers.
Dates in Japan:
June 24 (Mon) – July 2 (Tue), 2019 (Tentative)
Primarily in Tokyo,the itinerary will be developed to provide vivid and enjoyable experiences with participants, which include:
Visits to Japanese schools to interact with students and teachers,
Meetings with scholars and experts on Japanese society and its education system,
Visits to major Japanese companies and meetings with senior company executives,
Home stay with a Japanese family, and
Cultural and fun events.
Costs covered by KKC:
KKC provides round trip air transportation from participants’ home city to Japan, as well as accommodations, ground transportation and meals associated with the ten day program.
Eligibility:
To be eligible, applicants must:
Have skills and experience in developing curriculum and a strong interest in Japan,
Have never lived in Japan nor visited Japan on a similar study tour,
Be middle or high school classroom teachers of Economics, Social Studies, Geography or History (grades 6-12).
Requirements:
To participate in the Study Tour, applicants are required to agree to:
Make a presentation and contribute to discussions at a symposium organized as part of the program.
Submit a lesson plan on Japan for their own classroom to KKC by Oct. 31, 2019.
Submit a final report to KKC by January 10, 2020, which describes how experiences and findings on the tour are used in the classroom and other occasions. Relevant copies of any school newspaper/magazine articles are appreciated.
Consent that the lesson plans and the final reports become the property of KKC to be posted to its website for use by other school teachers.
Understand that the demands of the itinerary are such that only individuals physically able to travel without special assistance should consider the participation, special diets cannot be provided and a smoke-free environment cannot be assured.
Understand there will be no provisions for spouses to accompany fellows due to the nature of the program and logistical requirements.
Internet connection cannot be assured by KKC.


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