Education Program sparks interest in Japan through a suite of family, school and educators programs. Our interactive website, About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource, provides educational tools and connects classrooms throughout the world.

Fall Courses for Kids & Teens

Bilingual Kamishibai Mini-Library

Bilingual Kamishibai Mini-Library

We invite you to experience Japanese classical stories in our animated Bilingial Kamishibai Mini-Library.

Resources for educators interested in kamishibai are available on our About Japan site.

Boro Textiles: Kid’s Video Tour and Activity

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Free Online Courses for Educators

Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program

Connect with fellow students and future leaders from the United States and Japan this summer with the Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership Program (Summer Program: for High School Students in U.S). Ten selected US high school students live with a host family and attend a high school in the Tokyo metropolitan area for approximately three weeks. Junior Fellows are selected based on their future leadership potential and demonstrated qualities necessary to a successful exchange experience.

ジャパン・ソサエティ・ジュニア・フェロー・リーダーシップ・プログラム (春プログラム:日本の高校生対象)

About Japan: A Teacher's Resource

About Japan: A Teacher's Resource

A dynamic website bringing together experts about Japan and K-12 educators to provide teaching ideas, essays and multimedia resources.
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K-12 School Tours and Workshops

School Tours and Workshops

Art brings all subjects alive in your class. Visit the Japan Society Gallery with your K-12 students to develop critical thinking and visual literacy while sparking curiosity about the world around them.
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Further Questions

For inquiries on Education programs, please contact us at or 212-715-1275.

Education and Family Programs are made possible by an anonymous donor and The Norinchukin Foundation.

The Japan Society Junior Fellows Leadership program is supported by generous grants from an anonymous family foundation, ITO EN (North America) INC., Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), the Wendy Obernauer Foundation, THE TOKYO CLUB, Sony Corporation of America, and the Sojitz Foundation.

Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

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