NANKYU JALT is proud to host the following event in Nagasaki City
Video Exchange Project Between a Japanese-Canadian living in an Agriculture-centered Former Japanese Internment Camp and Freshmen Japanese University Students
In addition, the students learn about internment camp life, First Nation culture and values, and a local roadside signage project. The goals of the project are four-fold: raising awareness and motivation for students; fostering linkage between cultures (Canadian, Japanese, First Nations, Nikkei); cross-cultural content-based learning; empowerment and preservation for Nikkei community through cultural bridges. The platform and other features will be discussed. Come attend this event and learn results to date.
Presenter: Andrew Meyerhoff
Andrew Meyerhoff is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia. He has a lived in Japan for 29 years. He has completed TESOL training from Langara College and UBC, along with practicum from the Vancouver School Board, in addition to holding an MEd from Acadia University in Curriculum Studies. He has been an Associate Professor at Saga University for 12 years. Starting September, he will help develop a literacy project for a First Nation’s community, open his own language school, and arrange Agriculture ESL farmstays for students from Japan. These farmstays will be ideal for Japanese students who want to earn money and gain practical experience in Canada. Money will offset ESL tuition fees, and farmstays will be arranged by the school.
Date and Time: Saturday, 14 July 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Dejima Koryu Kaikan, 2-11 Dejimamachi, Nagasaki
Fee for JALT members: Free
Fee for one-day members: ¥1,000
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