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Site no longer updated, but still has relevant information.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.]
Distance Learning Programs
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.
Kikokushijo Academy International School
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.
Home 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.
Homeschooling 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Okinawa FISH Homeschool co-op
FISH (Faith In Schooling Homes) is a Christ centered homeschool co-op on the island of Okinawa
Okinawa Homeschool group
We are a supportive group, where you can connect with other homeschooling families on Okinawa, find information on resources available on the island, brainstorm ideas and activities, ask questions, and find encouragement and positive attitudes! We welcome people of all faiths – or none – all political persuasions – or none – and all methods of homeschooling.
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.
Okinawa Middle and High School Homeschoolers
This page supports families living on Okinawa who are homeschooling, or considering homeschooling their middle and high school children.
Okinawa Mommas Who Homeschool
I started this group Okinawa Momma’s Who Homeschool, Because I would like to have a group of us together so that we can ask each other questions. I am new to homeschooling and I would love to have other moms to talk to about it.
Okinawa Secular Homeschool Co-op
No description. Name says it all.
Travelers to Japan
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