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A Report on the International Roundtable on the Establishment of Standards for Japanese-Language Education

In fiscal 2005-2006 the Japan Foundation organized three international roundtables in different forms with the aim of establishing a set of standards for Japanese-language education: The first session was held with limited admission, the second was a closed session, and the third was an open symposium.


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Contents
Building Standards for Japanese-Language Education (tentative title) -Why Now?- PDF (PDF/59KB)

Outline PDF (PDF/52KB)
  >> International Roundtable on the Establishment of Standards for Japanese-Language Education

First SessionPDF (PDF/296KB)
Program PDF (PDF/48KB)
Towards Global Proficiency Standards PDF (PDF/147KB)
  >> First International Roundtable on the Establishment of Standards for Japanese-language Education —Prospectus—
Abstract PDF (PDF/114KB)
<Part 1>
  >> The Inextricable Language-Culture Connection: Teaching Languages for Intercultural Competence
  >> A U.S. Perspective on Standards and Testing for Overseas Japanese Language Education
  >> Standards in Language Education Policy in the Republic of Korea: Official Curriculum Guidelines and the College Scholastic Ability Test on Foreign Languages
  >> The Council of Europe’s Standards of Language Proficiency
<Part 2>
  >> Reflective Online Assessment and Empirical Pedagogy
  >> The Languages Ladder—Steps to Success The National Recognition Scheme for Languages
  >> Advanced Placement (AP) World Language Exams
  >> German Language Tests—Goethe-Institut’s Best Practice
  >> Certifications of French as a Foreign Language of the French Ministry of Education: DELF, DALF and TCF
  >> Standard Setting in Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK)
  >> Issues in the Evolution of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Third Session PDF (PDF/160KB)
Program PDF (PDF/31KB)
Abstract PDF (PDF/137KB)
<Part 1>
  >> The Objectives and Principles of Standards for Japanese-Language Education
  >> The Idea of Standards of Japanese Language Education for Mutual Understanding
  >> “A Policy Perspective on Standards and Testing for Overseas Japanese Language Education”
<Part 2 >
  >> “Profile deutsch”—Developing a Multipurpose Tool
  >> Reform of the French Ministry of Education DELF and DALF Examinations
  >> National Standards

Profile PDF (PDF/735KB)

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