Date: Thurs. July 4 to Sat. July 6, 2019
Workshop 1: Thursday, July 4, 10:00 am-Noon
Japanese conversation class (designed for non-native speakers)
Workshop 2: Thursday, July 4, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Workshop 3: Friday, July 5, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Flipped Classrooms and ICT
Workshop 4: Saturday, July 6, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
*Doors will open at 30 minutes before the each workshop starts
Location: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, BC
Participants: Japanese language teachers
*Those interested in Japanese language education are also welcome to attend.
Lecturer: Mr. Yoshifumi Murakami, Japanese Language Education Advisor
Registration (mandatory): Please register at the address below.
*Please note that registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Accommodation support: Accommodation support is available for those who meet the following conditions. If you wish, please apply by June 13 at the same time as registering for the workshop. Accommodation support is also on a first-come, first- serve basis.
For more details or to register, please visit:
The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT) has launched the Aboriginal Languages Gathering (ALG) website, an online hub of resources and pedagogies for educators and communities striving to teach and revitalize Indigenous languages.
The ALG website provides practical resources including high-quality learning videos, pedagogies, links to indigenous language acquisition and teacher training programs as well as supporting research. More content will be added over time.
The ALG website (www.caslt-alg.org) includes eight professional learning videos of presenters and session topics originally presented at the 2017 Aboriginal Languages Gathering held in Edmonton, Alberta. CASLT is grateful to the government of Alberta for supporting the development of this website.
The website furthers CASLT’s strategic goal of providing support to second language teachers through programs, products, and services. The Aboriginal Languages Gathering website is CASLT’s commitment to supporting teachers of indigenous languages.
CASLT's hope is that the ALG website will evolve into a most comprehensive resource for educators of Indigenous languages. If you have a resource or an idea that can help improve this website do not hesitate to contact CASLT at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship for Canadian students who wish to study at a Japanese university.
The scholarship covers:
1. Full tuition
2. Monthly allowance
3. Round-trip flight between Japan and Canada
The Undergraduate Scholarship is aimed at high school graduates, born on or after April 2, 1995 (for the 2020 scholarship year). The term of the scholarship is 5 years, beginning in April 2020 (including one year of Japanese language training).
Application guides and forms are available on the Embassy of Japan's website: http://www.ca.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/education.html. Deadline for the 2020 scholarship year: June 7, 2019.
Applicants who successfully pass the written application screening are required to undertake an interview and examinations (as outlined in the application guidelines). Candidate interviews and examinations will be held in July on a date determined by the Consulate General of Japan. Interviews and examinations must be conducted in-person at the Consulate General of Japan’s offices.
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