The Saitama Inaho Cup High School English Debate Competition 2014

  • Participating as a team coach
  • Municipal Urawa High School, February 2014
  • About: The 8th Saitama Inaho Cup Inter High School English Debate Tournament (埼玉いなほカップ高校生英語ディベートコンテスト) was held on the 5th November 2011.  It was sponsored by The Saitama Senior High School English Education and Research Association.  This tournament is a qualifying competition for the All-Japan High School Debate Competition. The aim of this tournament is to encourage students to develop the ability to express themselves and communicate in English and get interested in social issues through debating in English, and to offer training for teachers. [Find out more]

 

Joint SCE / Yokohama JALT MyShare December 2013

  • Participated as an organiser and mentor for first time participants
  • Yokohama Kyoiku Kaikan Dai2 Kenshushitsu, December 2013
  • About: MyShare! is a type of Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) event where members or guests present ideas, techniques, games and activities that have worked well.  Each presentation is around 15-30 minutes long, focusing on practical explanation, demonstration, or getting the audience to do the activity. [Find out more]

 

 

Joint SCE / Omiya JALT MyShare December 2013

  • Participated as an organiser and mentor for first time participants
  • Sakuragi
  • About: MyShare! is a type of Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT) event where members or guests present ideas, techniques, games and activities that have worked well.  Each presentation is around 15-30 minutes long, focusing on practical explanation, demonstration, or getting the audience to do the activity. [Find out more]

 

 

The Chiba Prefectural High School English Debate Competition

  • Participated as a judge and team coach
  • Narita Kokusai High School, Narita 2013
  • About: The Chiba Prefectural High School English Debate Tournament was held on the 2nd November 2012.  This tournament is a qualifying competition for the All-Japan High School Debate Competition. The aim of this tournament is to encourage students to develop the ability to express themselves and communicate in English and get interested in social issues through debating in English, and to offer training for teachers.

 

Nakasendo English Conference 2013

  • Participated as an organizer and presenter
  • Toyo University (Hakusan Campus), July 2013
  • About: Nakasendo is an ever-expanding, multi-organizational English conference based on mutual support and collaboration.  It is an annual event inaugurated in 2008. [Find out more]

 

The Chiba Prefectural High School English Debate Competition

  • Participated as a judge and team coach
  • Narita Kokusai High School, Narita 2012
  • About: The Chiba Prefectural High School English Debate Tournament was held on the 2nd November 2012.  This tournament is a qualifying competition for the All-Japan High School Debate Competition. The aim of this tournament is to encourage students to develop the ability to express themselves and communicate in English and get interested in social issues through debating in English, and to offer training for teachers.

 

Junior High School Working Group

  • Participated as a planner, organiser and teacher trainer
  • PARCO Kominkan Urawa, July 2012
  • About: an event for Japanese educators working in junior high schools.  Planned by Brad Semans, Matthew Shannon and John Finucane, the aim of the event was to form a working group to prepare junior high school teachers for the Saitama City Board of Education hiring process. [Find out More]

 

Nakasendo English Conference 2012

  • Participated at the webmaster and designed the conference handbook
  • Urawa Shimin Kaikan, June 2012
  • About: Nakasendo is an ever-expanding, multi-organizational English conference based on mutual support and collaboration.  It is an annual event inaugurated in 2008.  Nakasendo 2012 was held this year on Sunday, June 2nd at the Saitama Shimin Kaikan Urawa. [Find out more]

 

Junior High School Working Group

  • Participated as planner, organiser and teacher trainer
  • PARCO Kominkan Urawa, January 2012
  • About: an event for Japanese educators working in junior high schools.  Planned by Brad Semans and John Finucane, the aim of the event was to form a working group to plan communicative lessons for junior high school classes; in anticipation of the 2013 New Course of Study. [Find out more]

 

The Saitama Inaho Cup High School English Debate Competition 2011

  • Participated as an invited judge
  • Municipal Urawa High School, November 2011
  • About: The 6th Saitama Inaho Cup Inter High School English Debate Tournament (埼玉いなほカップ高校生英語ディベートコンテスト) was held on the 5th November 2011.  It was sponsored by The Saitama Senior High School English Education and Research Association.  This tournament is a qualifying competition for the All-Japan High School Debate Competition. The aim of this tournament is to encourage students to develop the ability to express themselves and communicate in English and get interested in social issues through debating in English, and to offer training for teachers. [Find out more]

 

Saitama Prefectural JET Training Event 2011

  • Participated as a planner, organiser and teacher trainer
  • PARCO Kominkan Urawa, August 2011
  • About: The International Division, Department of Public Services Saitama Prefectural Government, welcomed nearly 60 new participants in the JET Programme (JET) in 2011. さいたま市教育家会 (SCE) held a free teacher training event for JETs who wished to participate. [Find out more]

 

Nakasendo English Conference 2011

  • Participated as a member of the planning committee
  • Dokkyo Senior and Junior High School, June 2011
  • About: Nakasendo is an ever-expanding, multi-organizational English conference based on mutual support and collaboration.  It is an annual event inaugurated in 2008.  Nakasendo 2012 was held this year on Sunday, June 19th at the Dokkyo Junior and Senior High School in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. [Find out more]

 

さいたま市教育家会 (SCE) Inaugural Meeting

  • Participated as a planner and organiser
  • PARCO Kominkan Urawa, January 2011
  • About: SCE is a Japanese grassroots teaching organisation dedicated to providing support, training and a forum for professional development, to anyone with an interest in education in Saitama City.  It’s inaugural meeting featured two speakers. [Find out more]