Japan’s primary/secondary education systems are recognised around the globe, for helping children gain excellent academic skills, develop discipline and good living habits. To share its unique perspective and disseminate Japanese-style education overseas, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) is promoting the EDU-Port initiative.

Targeted at students from classes 5 to 10 , this project aims to promote Japanese language and culture among students in India, training them to acquire an additional skill set which is very rare and in demand. As the exclusive implementing partner for the EDU-Port project, EduWork provides a platform where public and private sectors collaborate to achieve these objectives.

EDU-Port is supported by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and many other organisations including NGOs and private businesses.

Committed to the EDU-Port Initiative

Advised and supported by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) of India, EduWork has undertaken the EDU-Port project in India. with the intent to achieve the following:

Promote Japanese language to students within and outside the Universities, Colleges and Schools.

Promote skill-oriented diploma programs for PU students seeking a career in Japan.

Promote higher education and work opportunities for Indian students in Japan.

Promote job fairs for students within and outside the campus where companies from Japan and Japanese companies in India will participate in Campus Hiring.

Work as a nodal centre in supporting EduWork to conduct PJC (Practical Japanese communication) – language proficiency test for students in Karnataka.

Promote events related to Japanese culture and traditions so that awareness for the same is created among the target students.

From Lessons to Learning

Enrolled students attend Japanese language classes every week during the school hours. Over the span of 45 - 50 hours, students get to be a part of numerous interactive sessions that will expose them to basic Japanese mannerisms, cultural etiquettes and various Japanese school activities proven to inculcate home economic skills which would help him/her grow as a strong and independent person.

Our course curriculum will cover:

Introduction to the language.

Features of Japanese (manners and etiquettes).

Pronunciation of Japanese language.

Introduction to the scripts.

Daily Greetings and Expressions.

Sentence patterns (affirmative, negative, interrogative).

Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs.

Verbs and its different types and the different conjugations.

Japanese culture and etiquettes.

Audio-Visual Session Interactive Sessions Topic Specific Seminars Workshops – 1 workshop per month introducing Japanese Traditional aspects
Learning the Japanese scripts through videos. Exchange of ideas among students on a given topic. Japanese teachers deliver speeches. Introduces students to topics like Origami, Calligraphy, Ikebana, Japanese food etc.
Listening to pronunciation of Japanese sounds. This is to enhance life skills – Social Behavior, Ethical team player etc. Inviting exchange students or people who have lived/studied/worked in Japan.
Assignments include speech on a topic e.g. festival, sports, etc.
Quiz Programs - Recommended 2 per Month.
Audio-Visual Session
Learning the Japanese scripts through videos.
Listening to pronunciation of Japanese sounds.
Interactive Sessions
Exchange of ideas among students on a given topic.
This is to enhance life skills – Social Behavior, Ethical team player etc.
Assignments include speech on a topic e.g. festival, sports, etc.
Quiz Programs - Recommended 2 per Month.
Topic Specific Seminars
Japanese teachers deliver speeches.
Inviting exchange students or people who have lived/studied/worked in Japan.
Workshops – 1 workshop per month introducing Japanese Traditional aspects
Introduces students to topics like Origami, Calligraphy, Ikebana, Japanese food etc.

Japanese Education shows the way

Japan has one of the world’s best-educated population, and its education system is considered the nation’s pride. There is a lot we can learn from their unique traditional approach that has helped its students outperform all their counterparts worldwide. As a part of the EduWork Career Centers, the School Program is looking towards bridging and merging Indian and Japanese cultures and etiquettes which would develop and instill the following in a child from an early age:

Taking care of one’s personal needs.

Managing one’s personal hygiene.

Building self-confidence and self-esteem.

Developing healthy interpersonal relationships with friends and classmates.

Being humble, honest, punctual, responsible towards one’s work, caring for others.

To be independent and responsible since an early age.