Japan

ELT-Consultants was founded in 2010, any projects or events listed before that year were delivered by individual Directors or Associates (please refer to individual CV). Projects and events listed in descending year order, with newest first.

Event: Extensive Reading Foundation. Workshop: Learning to Read, Reading to Learn
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Donor: Wendy Arnold
Duration:  3rd September, 2011

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Event: JALT and JALT JUNIOR:

Presentation:Teaching English at Primary School (6-12 years) in Hong Kong; some lesson learnt

Workshop:Synergising with parents!

IATEFL Ambassador

Location: Kyoto, Japan
Donor: JALT/Wendy Arnold
Duration: 4th November, 2006
Partner: JALT/IATEFL YLT Sig

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Event: JACET (Japanese Association of College English Teachers) 45th Annual Convention:

Presentation:The Reading Pendulum

IATEFL Ambassador

Location: Osaka, Japan
Donor: JACET/Wendy Arnold
Duration: 8 – 10 September, 2006
Partner: JACET/IATEFL YLT Sig

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Project: Development of task-based courses for secondary learners. Conception, design, development and teaching of task-based courses for secondary learners, introducing young learners into the Teaching Centre for the first time.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Duration:  2001-2

Donor: British Council Tokyo

Status: Awarded

Partner: British Council Tokyo

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Project: Development of courses and supplementary resources for Junior High School team teaching project with Koto-ku Education Board. Ongoing in-service workshops for team teachers.

Location: Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Duration:  1999-2002

Donor: British Council Tokyo,

Status: Awarded

Partner: Koto-ku Education Board

 

Japan: Country facts

Population
  • 127.14 million
GDP per capita (2011 PPP$)
  • 35,006.002
Adult literacy rate (% 15 and older)
  • n.a.
Gross enrolment ratio: primary (% of children of primary school age)
  • 103
Gross enrolment ratio: secondary (% of children of secondary school age)
  • 102
Gross enrolment ratio: tertiary (% of population of tertiary school age)
  • 60
Primary school dropout rates (% of primary school cohort)
  • 0.07
Pupil-teacher ratio
  • 17
Expenditure on education (% of GDP)
  • 3.78

 

Source: United Nations Human Development Reports 2014