Year-End and New Year Holidays

更新日:2021/12/29 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (16th report)

更新日:2021/10/12 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (16th report)

                                     October 8, 2021

The emergency declaration was lifted at the end of September. As the number of newly infected people continues to decrease, TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese will take the following measures for the fall semester starting on October 11.

In principle, the classes will be held in the classroom three days a week and online two days a week, and some classes will be held in the classroom five days a week.

However, if there is a case of new coronavirus infection in a class, that class will be switched to online for the entire week. If there is an outbreak of infection in more than one class at the same time, all classes will go online.

We will continue to provide daily temperature checks, physical condition checks, classroom ventilation and disinfection, and vaccination support.

 

                                                                                                   TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese

                                                                                                           Principal, Sayuri Ichikawa

Report on Covid-19 (15th report)

更新日:2021/08/25 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (15th report)

                                                                  August 24, 2021

 

The summer vacation for the International Student has ended on August 23, but due to the continued declaration of National emergency, the TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese is taking the following measures.

 

(1) The classes

We continue to offer all the classes online all day.

 

(2)COVID-19 Antigen testing

All the staff and teachers who work from home in shifts and teachers dispatched to companies for Japanese lessons are subject to antigen testing twice a month.

 

3) Vaccination support

We continue to check the latest information from each local government regarding vaccinations for students and provide support for making reservations.

 

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese

Principal, Sayuri Ichikawa

Notice of Summer Holiday 2021

更新日:2021/08/11 - news-en一覧

The following period will be our School Summer Holiday 2021.

 

【Weekday Course】 :  7th August 2021(Sat)~22nd August (Sun)

【Saturday Course】 : 14th August 2021(Sat) 

【Main School 1F Office】:12th August 2021(Thu)~15th August(Sun)

 

We will respond to inquiries during Summer Holiday sequentially from 16th August(Mon).

Thank you for your cooperation.

11th August 2021

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese

Report on Covid-19 (14th report)

更新日:2021/04/28 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (14th report)

April 27, 2021

 

 The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has declared a state of emergency for the third time from April 25 to May 11. In addition, 12 cities in the northwestern part of Chiba Prefecture, where many of our students live, have taken “pre-emergency measures”. In response to this, TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese is taking the following measures.

 

(1) International student classes

We have already switched to 50% online classes from April 20 (Tuesday). For the time being, we will work to prevent the spread of the infection under this system.

 

(2) Measures to be taken during the Golden Week holidays

The school will be closed from April 29th to May 5th due to the Golden Week holidays, but we will continue to provide thorough instructions on how to spend the time during the vacation to take care of infection control measures, and we will have a system in place to contact the school immediately if anything happens during the holidays.

 

3) Office

Our staff will be working from home in shifts until the end of May. The office will be open from 8:30am to 5:30pm as usual.  We would appreciate it if you could contact us by e-mail.

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese
Principal, Sayuri Ichikawa

Report on Covid-19 (13th report)

更新日:2021/01/07 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (13th report)

January 7, 2021

 

We wish a Happy New Year and are looking forward to working with you again this year.

In light of the emergency declaration by Prime Minister Suga on January 7, TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese has decided to take the following measures.

 

①Classes

・International student classes:

Classes will be held in classrooms three days a week and online classes two days a week.

Duration: From January 12 until the emergency declaration is lifted

・Saturday class

Classes will be held in the classroom, but students can also participate online if they wish.

・Japanese Language Teaching Practice Course will not be held until the state of emergency is lifted.

② Office Support

The office staff will work from home in shifts. If you would like to visit us, please send us an email beforehand.

The office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. as usual.

③About students in need

The TIJ Student Fund will support students who are in need, such as those who have reduced their part-time jobs due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, by providing a consultation service and, if necessary, the TIJ Student Fund will support.

 

TIJ Tokyo Japanese Language Institute
Principal Sayuri Ichikawa

~Announcement for Winter Holiday~

更新日:2020/12/14 - news-cn, news-en, news-tw一覧

☆Saturday Course 2021 Winter Semester☆

更新日:2020/12/08 - news-cn, news-en, news-tw一覧

Information about “Saturday Course 2021 Winter Semester”

Report on Covid-19 (12th report)

更新日:2020/11/09 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (12th report)

November 1, 2020

 

The situation on covid-19 is changing day by day and information is being updated on a daily basis. We would like to report the current situation of students and new students.

 

(1)  Current students

From June to September, the Ministry of Education provided a total of 4.9 million yen (100,000 yen per student for 49 students) to the current students. In addition, Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) provided 400,000 yen (20,000 yen per student for 20 students) to the current students for the ” subsidized project for the measures of new coronavirus.

Thanks to the support from the government and administration, our students are able to move forward without giving up their studies.

 

(2)  New students

From October 1, international students, where the infection situation is stable, will be allowed to enter Japan in order by submitting a “Residence Track”.

The Residence Track is a pledge made by the institute to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare regarding quarantine measures such as staying at home for 14 days, not using public transportation, and a 14-day health follow-up period.

As of October 28, the TIJ has accepted a new student from Taiwan. The students of Vietnam and China are starting to be issued visas. We are preparing for starting the new classes of the coming students.

 

We have also revised some of our guidelines with reference to the “Hygiene Management Manual for New Coronavirus Infections in Schools – A New Way of Life for Schools” (Version 4) issued by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. The new guidelines are as follows.

We will continue to review them as needed. We will continue to revise it as necessary, and will report on this information on our website.

 

 

 

The guideline for Covid-19 measures Ver. 2 (from November 1, 2020)

 

For Students

  1. If you are a close contact

You will be contacted by a health center and be subjected to PCR testing.

You will not attend school from the date of the call until the PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a roommate becomes a close contact.

You won’t go to school until your roommate’s PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a person at your part-time job (or at a cram school) gets infected

(1) If you are a close contact

You will be contacted by a health center or your part-time employer and will be subjected to PCR testing. You will not attend school from the date of the call until the PCR test results are negative.

(2) If you are not a close contact

Talk to the school.

The school will call your workplace to check the situation and if necessary, you can have a PCR test on your own expense, or you can stay home for one to 3 days and participate in the online classes.

  1. If someone in your class gets infected

The entire class does not attend school and the class is taught online (Check the number of contacts, the route of infection, the status of classroom activities, etc. for one to three days and decide on the period after consulting with the health center)

*In any case, you should talk to the school.

 

For teachers and staff

  1. If you are a close contact

You won’t go to work until the PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a roommate becomes an intimate contact

You won’t go to work until your roommate’s PCR test result is negative.

  1. If one of the administrative staff becomes a close contact

 You will not come to work until the PCR test result is negative. Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will take care of their health well and basically come to work.

Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will be tested for PCR if necessary.

 

  1. If one of the teachers becomes a close contact

You will not come to work until the PCR test result is negative, and the class assigned to the person infected will be conducted online.

Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will take care of their health well and basically come to work.

Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will be tested for PCR if necessary.   

  1. If one of the administrative staff infected covid-19

 Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will take a PCR test as needed and will work from home until the results come out.

  1. If one of the instructors  infected covid-19

   Other staff (admin staff and teachers) will be tested for PCR testing as needed and will work from home until the results come out.

   The class will be taught online by another teacher (Check the number of contacts, the route of infection, the status of classroom activities, etc. for one to three days and the period will be determined after consulting with the health center and others.)  

 

We will continue to share information among teachers and staff, keep a close eye on students’ health conditions and provide further support to students as much as possible.

In addition, we will continue to respond flexibly according to the situation of the government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

We sincerely hope that a peaceful life will be returned soon.

 

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese
 Principal Sayuri Ichikawa

Report on the new Coronavirus (11th Report)

更新日:2020/10/01 - news-en一覧

Report on the new Coronavirus (11th Report)

 

We, TIJ Japanese Language Institute, have prepared a guideline on how to respond when a student or teacher/staff member of the institute become a close contact or an infected person.

 

                                        

 

Guideline on Covid-19 response

Sep 29, 2020

For students,

  1. If you are a close contact,

You will be contacted by a health center or a store, etc. and will be asked to take PCR testing.

You will not attend school from the date of that call until the PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a roommate becomes close contact,

You will not go to school until you find your roommate’s PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a person at your part-time job (or at a cram school) becomes infected with the corona,

(1) If you are a close contact,

You will be contacted by a health center or your employer and will be asked to take PCR testing

You will not attend school from the date of that call until the PCR test results are negative.

(2) If you are not a close contact person

Talk to the school.

The school will call your part-time job to check the situation and if necessary, you can have a

PCR test done at your own expense, or you can stay home for 2 weeks.

  1. If someone in your class becomes an infected person,

The class does not come to school and will be conducted online (about 2 weeks).

*In any case, you should first consult with the school.

For teachers and staff,

  1. If you are a close contact,

You won’t go to work until the PCR test results are negative.

  1. When a family or a roommate becomes a close contact,

You won’t go to work until your family or roommate’s PCR test results come back negative.

  1. If one of the staff members becomes a close contact,

The person will not come to work until the PCR test results are negative.

Other staffs will take care of themselves and, as a general rule, come to work.

  1. If one of the staff members becomes an infected person,

  Other staffs will not come to the office and all classes will be taught online (about 2 weeks).

 

Current status of Tokyo: Under second wave

National policy: preventing the spread of infection and balancing economic and social activities (midnight businesses are permitted and Go to Travel Campaign is conducted)

Reference Guidelines: Guidelines for Elementary and Junior High Schools, Guidelines for Japanese Language Schools

Close contact is defined as a person who came into contact with an infected person at a distance of less than one meter for more than 15 minutes without taking any preventive measures against infection.

 

                                        

 

We will continue to share information thoroughly within the office, understand students’ physical condition, and support students as much as possible. In addition, we will continue to respond to them calmly and flexibly while monitoring the countermeasures and policies of the Japanese government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

We pray from the bottom of our heart that peaceful days will return to everyone as soon as possible.

 

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese
Sayuri Ichikawa

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