Nihongo Roadshow VIC – June 2016: Quiz Day (Sale)

Please note: This event is not run by the JLTAV, but by the The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

The event is posted four times, due to the four different locations and times, but the information that follows is identical across the four event pages.

What is the Nihongo Roadshow?

The Nihongo Roadshow is a series of events including Japanese Quiz Days, Film Nights, and Professional Development Sessions(PD) to promote the study of Japanse through fun and energetic activities.

The purpose and expected outcomes

For principals

To understand the benefits of continuing Japanese language programs in schools and what support is available from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

For students who are learning Japanese (Quiz Day and Film Night)

To provide a positive and fun learning experience, sparking interest in Japan and providing stimulation and motivation in Japanese studies, with the goal of encouraging students to continue Japanese as an elective. Students will have the chance to use the Japanese language, and to interact with peers from other schools through cross-school mixed teams.

For parents and all students (Japanese Film Night)

To encourage parents to recognise the merits of their children learning Japanese, and to support them in their Japanese studies. A brief talk targeted at parents will be held before parents and students watch the film together. No prior bookings required, all welcome!

For teachers (Quiz Day, Film Night, PD Day)

To provide opportunities for teachers to strengthen networks with fellow teachers, take part in professional development and share ideas for their classroom.

Participation fee

There is no fee to participate in any of the Nihongo Roadshow sessions.

Students number

  • Each session is up to 100 students.
  • Each school may book up to 15 students.

Date and venue

SALE: Tuesday 14th June 2016

  • Quiz Day St Thomas Primary School (Guthridge Pde, Sale)
  • PD/Film Night St Anne’s Campus, Gippsland Grammar School (52 Raymond St, Sale)
    • 10:00 – 12:00 Cultural Quiz Day for Primary Students
    • 13:00 – 15:00 Cultural Quiz Day for Secondary Students
    • 16:00 – 17:30 PD for Japanese Teachers
    • 17:30 – 20:00 Japanese Advocacy and Film Night for Parents and Students

MELBOURNE: Thursday 16th June 2016 

  • Quiz Day Essendon Baptist Community Church (138 Backley St, Essendon)
  • PD/Film Night St Columba’s College (St Columba’s College, 2 Leslie Rd, Essendon)
    • 9:00 – 11:00 Cultural Quiz Day for Primary Students
    • 13:00 – 15:00 Cultural Quiz Day for Secondary Students
    • 16:00 – 17:30 PD for Japanese Teachers
    • 17:30 – 20:00 Japanese Advocacy and Film Night for Parents and Students

PD Session for Japanese Teachers

  • Focus: Current Trends in Japan

Film Night

  • Title: Summer Wars
  • Classification: PG
  • Language: Japanese speaking with English subtitle

Application deadline

Please submit the completed application form by Wednesday 1 June, 2016.

 

 

100 student spots will be allocated for each session, First in, first served!

For enquiries, please contact Maki Russell-Smith, Program Coordinator, The Japan Foundation, Sydney with the above email button.