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

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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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~2020 Summer Holiday Announcement~

更新日:2020/08/03 - news-en一覧

~2020 Summer Holiday Announcement~

 

 

Our school’s 2020 Summer Holiday period is as follows

 

(1) Summer Holiday for International Students and Weekday Courses

 

7 August,2020(Fri) 23 August,2020(Sun)

 

School classes will begin on August 24th 2020(Mon).

 

( The Saturday courses are 8 August(Sat), 15 August(Sat) and 22 August(sat). There are classes.)

 

 

 

(2) Summer Holiday in our Office

 

   12 August,2020(Wed) ~ 14 August,2020(Fri)

 

 ※Inquiries received during summer holiday period will be dealt with sequentially after 17 August 2020(Mon).

 

 

   Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

 

 

 

 

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese

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Report on the new Coronavirus (10th Report)

更新日:2020/06/24 - news-en一覧

Report on the new Coronavirus (10th Report)

June 17, 2020

The request from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to close its doors due to the spread of a new type of coronavirus will be fully lifted on the 19th.
In response to this announcement, the TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese Language has decided to fully reopen classes on the 22nd . Accordingly, we have decided to implement the following measures

(1) Class structure from June 22
・Full day classes will resume on Monday, June 22.
・We will reduce the number of students in each classroom to avoid the “3 crowded” situation. We have staggered the end time. In addition, we will continue to pay attention to the following
・Reduce the number of students in the class and sit at intervals.
・Adequately ventilate the classrooms.
・Measure the temperature with a non contact thermometer and disinfect your hands when you enter the classroom
・Students and teachers must wear masks (teachers must also wear a face shield)
・Disinfect the classrooms after use.

(2) Support for international students Start of app lying for special cash payment/ Emergency Student Support Handout for Continuing Studies
A survey of students’ financial situation, which has been conducted since May, has been completed,and the result of the survey, by food, rent and communication costs, ha s been collected . We have conduct ed a questionnaire and me t with students individually to discuss their current financial situation, starting with the most urgent ones. We have made efforts to understand the situation as much as possible. We will continue to monitor student situations and utilize the TIJ Foundation (3) and other resources to ensure that students have peace of mind. We will support the students by providing lifestyle guidance and student support so that they can have a successful life in Japan

3) Establishment of “TIJ Student Fund Shitokukai
 Since its establishment, TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese has been trying to provide close support in terms of learning and spending life in japan for international students to be able to learn and play an active role as a member of international society in the future
 Due to the situation of the spread of the coronavirus , we have set up a fund, “TIJ Student Fund Shitokukai,” to provide support for the students.
Mainly, the fund will be used to help students such as lending or purchasing supplies to ensure the safety and security of students , when a pandemic or large scale natural disaster happens . As an emergency measure , the Life Guidance and Student Support Team will provide assistance to students who are currently in need
We would like to ask all of you to support the purpose of this fund and cooperate with us.
We also accept donations, and we appreciate your cooperation.
As donations are also being accept ed, we would appreciate your support in this regard.

We will continue to thoroughly share information among teacher s and staff at the same time and monitor students’ physical condition to make sure that they are in good health. TIJ will provide as much support as possible to students who are in poor physical conditions . In addition , with the full resumption of classes, TIJ will take the above measure s thoroughly, but it could be changed again depending on the situation . We will handle it flexibly
We sincerely hope that the peaceful days will return to you as soon as possible.

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese
Principal Sayuri Ichikawa

Report on Covid-19 (9th report)

更新日:2020/06/01 - news-en一覧

Report on Covid-19 (9th report)

May 25, 2020.

 

On May 25, prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the state of emergency declared against Covid-19 is over in Japan, TIJ Tokyo Japanese institute of Japanese has decided to take the following measures to resume classroom lessons while ensuring the safety of students, teachers and staffs.

 

(1) Class Schedule from June

・Date of resuming the classroom lessons: June 1, 2020(Monday)

・For the time being, each class will be conducted three days a week in the classroom and two days a week online.(The number of classroom lessons will be changed every two weeks based on circumstances according to the policies government and Tokyo metropolis).

・Reduce the number of students in the class and seat them at intervals.

・Adequate ventilation is provided.

・When entering a classroom, a non-contact thermometer is used to measure the temperature and disinfect the hands and fingers.

・Students must wear a mask. (Students who do not have masks will be given them.)

・Teachers will wear a mask and face shield.

・Disinfect the classroom after use.

 

2) Conducted a survey on the economic situation of international students.

A survey of the economic situation was conducted from May 25 to 26 in order to find out if there are any students who are living in poverty due to a decrease in part-time income in line with the new coronavirus measures. The school is committed to providing as much support as possible to those students who are in need.

 

We will continue to thoroughly share information among teachers and staff members, and at the same time, we will do our best to understand students’ physical condition and provide all possible support for students who are not feeling well, including arranging hospitals. With the resumption of classes, we will continue to be flexible in our response to the situation, while thoroughly implementing the measures mentioned above.

We will continue to announce any changes on our website.

 

We sincerely hope that peace and tranquility will return to everyone as soon as possible.

 

TIJ Tokyo Institute of Japanese
Principal Sayuri Ichikawa

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