Minato School Day

Participants will have the opportunity to visit a local Japanese school (hosyuko = weekend school) supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education where about 400 Japanese children living in the greater San Diego area learn through the Japanese national curriculum.

The visit includes introduction to the Japanese education system, observation of an inquiry lesson by an experienced Japanese teacher, lesson study discussions on the observed lesson and discussions on the underlying philosophy of Japanese education with the teachers.

Application Window: TBA
Travel Date: TBA
Deposit $30

Total Estimated Expense:


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Course Information

Application Information

  • Email the Global Center 
  • Applicants must submit their name, email address and a $30 non-refundable cost fee by the date listed above.