Internship in the field of special needs education in Japan

Duration
from 4 weeks
Working hours
4-6 hours
Minimum age
from 18 years
Education
first experiences in education, elementary Japanese

Overview: Internship in the field of special needs education in Japan

This special school geared towards educating challenged children. Currently the school houses 10 students from 9 to 16 years and most of them also live at that place. Each student has another kind of learning disability, such as reading or writing disabilities, or an attention deficit disorder, as well as a different way of learning and processing new information. There are about 8 teachers at the school, teaching subjects such as Maths, P.E., or Japanese language. The children are separated in different groups of one to four students, preferentially those with a similar level in one subject, and are taught respectively two hours in the morning and in the afternoon.

Services for your internship in Japan

Services for your internship abroad include the active support in the preparation of your entire stay abroad. The team of our partner organization in each country supports you, wherever you require it:

What’s included:

  • Individual internship placement according your desired branch and time
  • Contractual procedures between the company and the applicant
  • Assisting visa application
  • Information about cheap flights, travel insurances and other important travel documents
  • Orientation on site through a staff member
  • Tips and information about freetime activities
  • Contact person during your stay abroad
  • 24-hour emergency number
  • Regular meetings with all volunteers or interns

Optional additional services:

  • Arrangement of accommodation 
  • Airport transportation with direct transfer to your accommodation

What’s not included:

  • Visa 
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Local transport
  • Food and beverage
  • Airport pick up and drop

Your local contact in Japan

Alexander will be your local contact person during you internship in Fukuoka. He has been living in Japan now for over 10 years and has been successfully placing international students in Japanese host companies for about 6 years. He would definitely recommend every intern to learn some Japanese phrases during your first weeks in Japan, as this will help you a lot to make the best out of your stay in Japan. To make it as convenient as possible for you, he can also organize a language course for you, suitable for your level. 

Alexander's mission is to always act according to the Japanese philosophy "Kaizen", which translates as "constant improvement". Of course, he and his team want to make you stay as convenient and meaningful as possible, which means, that they will always be there for you in case of any questions. His international team is able to help you out in different languages such as German, English, French, and last but not least, Japanese.