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Preparing For Japanese Elementary School Seminar (Mar 2, 2017) – Are you ready?

Are your preparing for Japanese Elementary School (shogako) entry this April 2017? If yes, please join other global parents who have a child or children entering Japanese shogako to gain insights and advice. We will have a panel discussions with three foreign mothers whose children are attending or attended Japanese elementary school.  The Preparing For Japanese Elementary School Seminar will take place on Thurs, March 2nd, 2017 from 19:00 – 21:00. Childcare is available for children over six months for a fee (details below). Under six months can attend in the panel room with parent. Please RSVP Preparing Japanese Elementary Seminar on March 2, 2017.  If you have a child  is entering Japanese nursery or daycare, click here for information and registration on the Feb 28th seminar.

Preparing For Japanese Elementary School Seminar (Mar 2nd, 2017) – Are you ready?

Goal of the the seminar: To provide advice to globally minded families on preparing their children to attend Japanese elementary school from April 2017. People should leave the seminar with less worries, more awareness, and solid solutions.

Discussion topics will include: 

  • What and how to prepare before the program begins
  • What to expect the first weeks and months
  • How to communicate with the school or program ongoing
  • Cultural highlights and challenges
  • Japanese language support
  • Second language support and future school planning

Not a goal: To help people decide on whether to attend a Japanese program or not. This will be addressed in a future seminar.

Preparing For Japanese Elementary School Seminar (Mar 2nd, 2017)

Cost of Event: 1,000 JPY per adult attendee. Childcare for children over six months will be provided for 1,000 yen per child for 18:30 – 21:00 (2.5 hours). We ask parents to bring toys or books for child(ren)’s entertainment. We request that diaper changes be done by parent.

Event Date and Time: Thursday, March 2nd 19:00 – 21:00 (doors and childcare open from 18:30)

Event Address: Arisu Ike-Ike Plaza (3rd fl), 4-6-7 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Panel Members: Kacie Leviton, Suzi Yamaguchi, Betsy Rogers  (Moderator Lauren Kawasaki)

Register Here!

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Preparing For Japanese Elementary School Seminar (Mar 2nd, 2017) – Are you ready?

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