High School Guidance for Children and Parents who are Non-native Japanese Speakers

Please join our career guidance seminar for parents and their children who plan to enter high school, but are not native Japanese speakers. We will cover admission procedures, differences between prefectural and private schools, school expenses, and a brief summary of the Japanese educational system.


[Sendai] Saturday, August 3, 2019


Date & Time: Saturday 3rd August 1:00pm4:30pm


Participation Fee: Free


Place: Sendai-shi Shimin Katsudo Support Center, 6th Floor Seminar Hall (4-1-3 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai)TEL: 022-212-3010


Target: Elementary and junior high school students, parents, school teachers and anyone else who is interested.


Program: High school guidance, advice from former entrance test takers and parents, and counseling time


Interpreter: Chinese, Korean, English, Spanish, and Tagalog  (You can ask for an interpreter of another language on the application form)


Where to apply: Please send your application form to the Miyagi International Association (MIA)

TEL: 022-275-3796 FAX: 022-272-5063

E-mail: mail*mia-miyagi.jp (Please replace「*」with「@」)


Leaflet & Application Form (Sendai)
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[Osaki]  Saturday, August 5, 2017


Meeting for Multicultural Families to Learn about School Life in Japan 


Please join our meeting for parents/guardians of children of multicultural background to learn about the Japanese school system. What is elementary and junior high school like in Japan? What do parents need to do? How do I enroll my child in high school? How much does it cost? Come to get these and other questions answered by school teachers and other knowledgeable parents/guardians with personal experience.

Date & Time: August 5 (Sat.) 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 12:30 p.m.) 

Participation Fee: Free

PlaceOsaki City Library (Osaki-shi, Furukawa, Ekimae Odori 4-2-1) 

          The new library that opened near JR Furukawa station.


TEL: 0229-24-2220

Target: Elementary and junior high school students and their parents, school teachers, and anyone else who may be interested.

ProgramOverview of the Japanese school system and advancement to high school, advice from former entrance test takers and other parents, time for consultation.

Languages (interpreters): Chinese, Korean, English, Tagalog, and Spanish
 (Interpreters may be available in other languages. Please write down your request on the application form.)

Application: Please hand in the application form to the vice principal of your school.



TEL:022-275-3796 FAX:022-272-5063 E-mail: mail@mia-miyagi.jp

〒981-0914 仙台市青葉区堤通雨宮町4-17 宮城県仙台合同庁舎7階






Leaflet & Application Form (Osaki)
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Report: Career Guidance 2009

The number of children born overseas or children born in Japan but their father/mother is a foreign national is increasing in Miyagi.
Japanese Entrance Examination System is complicated and sometimes changes.
In order to provide the newest, correct information, in 2009, we opened the first Career Guidance seminar for children and parents who are non- native Japanese Speakers.


A summary of the types of high schools, expenses, etc.
42 children and parents from China, Korea, Philippine and USA joined.

Advice for taking entrance exams from Junior and Senior high school teachers.

Former entrance test takers (High school, University students) voiced their experiences.

PDFファイル 1.0 MB