Japan in Your Classroom

The Japan in Your Classroom scheme has been running since 1991 and continues to be one of our core activities (formerly under the banner of Japan 21). Under the scheme, Japanese volunteers visit primary and secondary schools to introduce aspects of Japanese life and culture, and share Japan-related skills.

If your class is doing a project on Japan or you simply wish to add a multicultural dimension to your regular teaching, a visit from a JIYC volunteer will provide your pupils with a first-hand experience of Japanese culture. JIYC volunteers come equipped with a range of authentic Japanese artefacts, reflecting traditional and modern aspects of everyday life. Most importantly, they know Japan from the inside out.

The JIYC scheme is possible thanks to the work of Japanese volunteers, who form groups in the areas in which they live. The Japan Society arranges for group members to make visits together to local primary and secondary schools in order to give children an introduction to Japan.

If you have any queries about the JIYC scheme, please contact Hiroko Kimura. If you would like to book a visit for your school, please use the online application form.

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