Activity report

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JAOS Seminar “Thinking About Studying-Abroad Projects That Will Survive the Post-Coronavirus Age.”

November 27, 2020

Zoom

Mr. Toyoda spoke to us about future studying-abroad projects that are intended for JAOS members in the JAOS study group, “Thinking About Studying-Abroad Projects That Will Survive the Post-Coronavirus Age.” He represents a company in global training projects and has previous experience managing a company in studying-abroad projects. He told us stories based upon the actual circumstances of participants while throwing in examples of things like online education and blended learning.

JAOS-produced videos on study abroad courses released on the websites for Tobitate! and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Five videos on study abroad courses produced by JAOS as part of its work for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology have been released on the Toibtate! and Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology websites. The videos are designed for high school students who want to go on to study in overseas universities (2 videos), high school teachers (1 video), and university students who are thinking about studying abroad at graduate school (2 videos). The videos are also available on the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s official YouTube channel.

 

■In the useful guide page for high school students on going on to study in universities abroad

https://k.d.combzmail.jp/t/w875/j0cq9us09xogpzbkeria5

 

■In the useful guide page for university students on going on to study in graduate schools abroad

https://k.d.combzmail.jp/t/w875/j0cqaus09xogpzbkervye

 

■High school teachers

https://k.d.combzmail.jp/t/w875/j0cqbus09xogpzbkermBS

Holding an online seminar for high school teachers as part of a project from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

JAOS has been entrusted with a task from MEXT to hold an online seminar for high school teachers nationwide. The seminar’s title is “Basic knowledge on Study in universities abroad” and the instructor will be a JAOS member and study abroad counselor. The seminar will be held 16 times, from October to December. Applications to participate will be taken at school boards around the country and through the Tobitate! (Leap for Tomorrow) Study Abroad Initiative website.
See the page at the Tobitate! Study Abroad website.  https://tobitate.mext.go.jp/news/detail.html?id=234

Seminar outlining legalities related to the impact of Covid-19

July 30, 2020

Zoom

A seminar was held for JAOS members who are operators in the study abroad industry to explain how, from a legal perspective, to interpret and deal with issues such as refunds related to postponements, cancellations, and mid-course returns to Japan caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The presenter was Mr. Keiichiro Ota, an attorney at law who is our auditor at JAOS. The seminar attracted 40 participants and was very informative, with participants also asking many concrete questions arising from their direct experience of such cases.

23rd JAOS/FGER Meeting Held

February 26, 2020

TKP conferene center Yotsuya

The 23rd JAOS/FGER (Foreign Government Educational Representative) Meeting was held. The first part, from FGER, is about new trends in studying abroad and yearly activities. The second part is JAOS’s statistical research report. The third part is: (1) an exchange of ideas based upon trends in studying abroad/JAOS statistics from JAOS members; and (2) a lively information exchange attributable to participating organizations. 23 organizations participated from JAOS, and 13 organizations (Education USA, Australian Embassy Tokyo, Victorian Government Trade and Investment, Tokyo Office, Queensland Government Japan office, Government of Western Australia Tokyo Office, British Council, New Zealand Embassy, Campus France Japon, Embassy of Canada to Japan, Representing the Government of British Columbia in Japan, Philippines Department of Tourism, Taiwan Education Center Japan, Italian Cultural Institute Tokyo) participated from FGER.