September 2014

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Tokyo Association of International Preschools

TAIP provides networking, marketing, and professional development opportunities for teachers, staff, and administrators. See for membership information. Current regular membership includes: ABC International School Aoba-Japan International School ASIJ ELC Ayla International School The British School in Tokyo Canadian International […]

Dance programs

Aloha! The Hulabootie Keiki program is spreading aloha in Tokyo! This program focuses on movement, music, and performance. Hula enriches keiki (children’s) growth, builds confidence, and creates a community for families who celebrate Hawaii. Please ask your international school about hula! Hulabootie […]

Teaching positions

Qualified Early Childhood Teacher wanted to teach children aged 18 months–3 years old. Work in a new classroom and be part of a fantastic team. Great benefits … this is your lucky chance to be a part of an amazing […]

Edogawa international kindergarten for sale

A kindergarten and English school in Edogawa ward is available for purchase; the owners are returning to their home country for personal reasons. The school has been running for ten years, and was established as a low-cost alternative to other […]

Aoyama kids celebrate the Tanabata festival


Aoyama International Daycare and Learning Center (AIDLC) celebrated Tanabata (the Star Festival) on July 7. The children enjoyed listening to storytelling about the origins of Tanabata, where legend says that Orihime (a weaver, represented by the star Vega) and Hikoboshi (a […]

JIES preschoolers on the stage for graduation


On Thursday, 19 June, Jingumae International Exchange School (JIES) students presented “Attitudes To Learn By,” a celebration of their learning in this year’s final unit of inquiry, the theme of organizing oneself. In addition to riveting performances by the after-school […]

Seeking freelance writers for Japan School News

Seeking freelance writers for Japan School News, which is steadily growing. JSN is a free monthly print and online community publication sharing stories about and of interest to the international school community (students, teachers, and parents). Stories are short, and […]

Gregg International students graduation celebrations


Gregg International School’s recent celebrations marking the K5 children leaving to join first grade were very special. The students worked hard on their speeches and songs, and were thrilled to receive lovely gifts before their graduation party. Proud parents watched […]

The aloha spirit at Kailua International School


“Aloha” is considered to be one of the most important words in the Hawaiian language. This word is to be felt in the heart and should be verbalized with sincerity. “Aloha” means hello and goodbye, love and respect, mercy and […]

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