Association of HomeSchoolers in Christ
English Version. Since Chea Japan has started since 2000 May, Japanese Christians has began to consider to start homeschooling to build up in Christ and to make them as a disciple of Jesus.
Homeschooling in Japan
Site no longer updated, but still has relevant information.
Japan Home School Support Association
HoSA plans to publish its own magazines and bulletins, introduce
Japanese versions of home-schooling manuals from the United States,
host seminars and symposiums, and facilitate the sharing of textbooks.
[Site in Japanese.]
Helps Japanese homeschooling families to equip their children
with English skills, so that they can afford good methods for
Christian education and be connected to the worldwide Christian
Partner of Alger
Learning Center in Washington to provide a distance learning
program for homeschool students in Japan. Site in Japanese.
(Note: a diploma from this school is not recognized in Japan,
only in the US.) English version.
A junior high and high school located in Tokyo, Japan, which
provides an American curriculum based on the principles of homeschooling
and individualized learning to primarily returnees, bi-cultural
students, and international students, through our relationship
with Stanford University and Laurel Springs High School, in California.
A free school, Tokyo Shure currently has about 550 families registered
in its Home Shure network. [Site in Japanese.]
West River Academy
Caters to unschoolers, so it is important for you to understand
this concept. Based in Grand Junction, CO, this program also
accepts Japanese "school refusers" to come and learn
English with the family owners.
IN JAPAN: Baptists struggle to reach disaster zone
Survivors in the shelters in the earthquake and tsunami areas said they are short of food and water, according to news reports. The Japanese army is using helicopters to bring in basic supplies.
JAPAN Earthquake Blog
Mark and Sharon Bennett, Southern Baptist missionaries to Japan, were homeschooling when the massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake shook Japan March 11. They have a series of videos here.
Escalating Home Visits by Authorities in Japan and elsewhere
Kyoko Aizawa of Otherwise Japan (a homeschool support organization) sent out word of a new law that is effective as of July 1, 2009. Kyoko states this new law authorizes arbitrary governmental visits of any child's home.
Forging a Path for Homeschooling
One family's example helps raise awareness of education options
in a land obsessed with academic records. by Takehiko Kambayashi.
study gives 'freedom'
In a country where public schools dominate, educating a child
at home is beyond most people's imaginations. But Mrs. Kubo,
who has home-schooled her children for 10 years, says home-based
education has enriched their life. By Takehiko Kambayashi.
Email list for those home educating in Japan. Aileen Kawagoe,
Moderator and Editor.
The homeroom teacher may visit the home periodically, and may
or may not try to persuade the parents to send the child to school.
Post from an A2Z list member who lives in Japan.
onibabatachi no irutokoro
PO Box Kugayama, Suiginami-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Book of Answers (in Japanese)
Kyoko has informed me that her translation of Linda Dobson's
book is now available for sale at the Japanese publisher's website.
Should you not be able to view the page, you may also email email@example.com
to get information about purchasing the book.
Misawa Home Educators
This group consists of local members who work closely together to provide the best homeschooling experience at Misawa Air Base, Japan.
This group is open to any homeschooler at any base on Okinawa. We also welcome any homeschooler who will be arriving to the island in the near future.
Still a bit new. Leave a response if you'd like to join.
Kimberly Goza and her family - The Act!vated Storytellers - recently
got back from a trip to Japan. You can enjoy the story of their
trip and listen to a podcast, too.