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Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Thinking about applying for Japanese Kindergarten? If so, now is the time to attend kindergarten open schools and apply! It is now application and interview season for private yochien (Japanese Kindergarten) for April 2017 entry.  Please note that most kindergartens release their application forms and relevant school information the first half of October, …

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Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Japanese Kindergarten Application and Interview Process

Thinking about applying for Japanese Kindergarten? If so, now is the time to apply! It is now application and interview season for private yochien (Japanese Kindergarten) for April 2016 entry.  Please note that most kindergartens release their application forms and relevant school information the first half of October, and start accepting application forms …

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Surviving Japanese Kindergarten (Yochien)

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I thought preparing for Japanese kindergarten (yochien) was overwhelming. In hindsight, it`s a breeze compared to the responsibilities given to Yochien mothers once school begins – especially as a foreigner. This is my experience, as well as some tips, for surviving the first two months as a yochien mom. If …

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