TIEC International Symposium 2023

1.Title of the Symposium

Symposium on Japanese language in response to social demands Linking the World


Japanese language education and research organizations in ASEAN, Central Asia, and Africa, where future development of Japanese language education is expected, collaborate with domestic universities to develop Japanese language teachers to realize new Japanese language education that society demands. Japanese language education such as online learning content development.



Monday, September 25th, 2023, From10:00am to 17:30pm (Reception 18:00pm-20:00pm)


※It will be conducted in hybrid, onsite and online.

・International Conference Hall, Plaza Heisei 3F, Tokyo International Exchange Center
Tokyo Academic Park, 2-2-1 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo Japan
・Online participation is also available

3 minutes from "Tokyo International Cruise Terminal"station on New Transit "Yurikamome" line
15 minutes walk from "Tokyo Teleport" station on "Rinkai" line




Japanese (With simultaneous interpretation in English)


Application deadline is Monday, September 18th, 2023.


時間 内容
10:00am – 10:05am Purpose explanation
10:05am – 10:15am Host Speeches/Guest Speeches
・Jun Ikeda
Vice President and Executive Director for Global Affairs, University of Tsukuba
・Tomoya Yoshioka
President of the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
10:20am – 11:00am Promotion of Understanding of Japan in Overseas and Future Role of Japanese Language Education
・Kazuyoshi Umemoto
President of the Japan Foundatio
11:05am – 11:45am Internationalization of Universities and Language Communication in Campus
・Yujin Yaguchi
Director of the Center for Global Education The University of Tokyo, Vice President of the University of Tokyo
13:00pm – 15:00pm
Issues and Potentials in Japanese Online Contents
Educational platform originating from universities not just for development and publication
【Speaker】(Titles omitted Japanese order)
・Keiko Ikeda, Tomoki Furukawa (Kansai University)
・Tomomi Otsu (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
・Ryosuke Ohniwa (University of Tsukuba)
・Hironori Sekizaki, Bushnell Cade Conlan (University of Tsukuba)
【Discussants】(Titles omitted Japanese order)
・Nguyen Thi Huong Tra (Hue University)
・Umarova Munojot (Uzbekistan State World Language University)
・Lina Ali (Cairo University)
15:15pm – 17:30pm
Diverse Methods of Teacher Development
Development of Postgraduate School Educators -Engaging in not just their research projects
【Speaker】(Titles omitted Japanese order)
・Kei Ishiguro (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
・Akira Ota (Kanazawa University)
・Masaki Ono (University of Tsukuba)
・Mari Komori (Osaka University)
・Ryota Nagata (Hiroshima University)
【Discussants】(Titles omitted Japanese order)
・Borankulova Samal (Kazakh National University)
・Nagisa Moritoki (University of Ljubljana)
・Patcharaphan Suvanakoot (Kasetsart University)
18:00pm – 20:00pm Reception
  • This symposium is subsidized by the Nakajima Foundation
Assistance Planning Unit
Student Exchange Programs Planning Division
Student Exchange Department
Japan Student Services Organization
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