Japanese-English bilingualism opens doors, and Hinoki Foundation is there to help.
Event Support and Consultation
Hinoki Foundation assists with presentations, cultural festivals, field trips, game activities, tutoring, and other events that encourage practice of the target languages.
Japanese Program Assistance
Hinoki Foundation offers advice on starting, maintaining, or improving Japanese programs, within private, traditional-public, and charter schools. We can assist with grant applications, human-resource placement, and program advertising, utilizing our media platforms and relationship networks. Major grants are available to schools starting new Japanese programs. Ask us!
Parent, Teacher, and Researcher Resources
Our team includes teacher-trainers, educational researchers, language specialists, and experts in Japanese and American culture - all ready to share their expertise.
Click here for a report on the status of Japanese education in Michigan (2019).
Click here for a report on online & global resources for Japanese education (2019).
Click here for the abstract of a presentation on the Hinoki PILOT program for developing online educators of Japanese (2021). (Online Japanese Language Teaching as a Catalyst for Student Teachers to Grow as Lifelong Learners)
Support for Visiting Scholars, Educators, Volunteer Interns
Hinoki Foundation provides logistical support for Japanese teachers, scholars, volunteer interns, and other visitors who are researching or assisting local Japanese programs.
Click here to contact a Hinoki Foundation outreach representative.
Click here for a Hinoki Foundation Brochure.
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