Nankyu Chapter

Academic Writing Workshop

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 14 May 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: 
Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Speaker: 
Dave Bollen, Sojo University
Speaker: 
Rob Hirschel, Sojo University

NOTICE: Because of the recent earthquakes in Kumamoto, this event has been cancelled.

Location: 
4-22-1 Ikeda, Nishi Ward, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture 860-0082
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Monthly Pigate Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 9 April 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Joe Tomei

This is the monthly meeting of Pigate, a grassroots pre-service and in-service teacher development group that has been meeting for almost 24 years. All teachers of English are welcome to participate in our events.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Pigate Monthly Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 12 March 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Joe Tomei

This is the monthly meeting of Pigate, a grassroots pre-service and in-service teacher development group that has been meeting for almost 24 years. All teachers of English are welcome to participate in our events.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Pigate Meeting

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: 
Claire Sezaki (Sunshine English School, Tamana)

Piloted in one school in 2014, the DVD was rolled out to all Elementary Schools in Tamana In April 2015. Enjoy English uses videos from Elf Learning and Maple Leaf Learning as well as skits and quizzes designed and produced by the Board of Education. The project is proving to be very popular with the younger students but is still in its infancy.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
500 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

Specialised English at Art Universities in Japan

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Speaker: 
Will Hall, PhD
Speaker: 
Eric Luong, PhD

In this talk we will outline the situation of English language education in specialist art universities in Japan.

Location: 
The 7th floor of the new AEON building (formerly Daiei) directly opposite the Kagoshima chuo ski main (east) exit.
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
Students free, JALT members free, non-members 500yen.
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

PIGATE Meeting (co-sponsored by NanKyu JALT)

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 14 November 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Julie Waterman
Speaker: 
Taishi Kaneko

Pigate meets monthly to encourage and support the in-service training of secondary English teachers. This month will be part of the Classroom Practice series. Julie Waterman and Taishi Kaneko will present on topics relating to classroom practice.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University English Lounge 1F Building 1
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

SUTLF 2016: Engaging Learners with Materials

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Curtis Kelly
Speaker: 
Barbara Hoskins-Sakamoto

Building upon the success of the inaugural forum held in February of 2015, the Sojo International Learning Center will again host NanKyu JALT's flagship event at Sojo University in Kumamoto on January 30th, 2016.

Location: 
Sojo International Learning Center, Sojo University
Fee for JALT members: 
1500 yen
Fee for one-day members: 
2000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

WithEastAsia Film Festival

Date and Time: 
Friday, 9 October 2015 - 5:30pm - Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 8:15pm
Speaker: 
contact Joseph Tomei

The 7th WithEastAsia film festival will feature 5 foreign films. Of special interest is the film Ha-fu a documentary about bi-cultural Japanese, . The showing of Ha-fu (Friday evening, beginning at 7:00 pm) will be followed by a panel discussion with 4 bi-cultural students, moderated by Christie Provenzano, Bilingual SIG Newsletter Column Editor.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University, Building 14 (Takahashi Morio Hall)
Fee for JALT members: 
Contact thtjalt@gmail.com for tickets
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen advance purchase/1,200 yen for onsite
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

PIGATE meeting (co-sponsored by NanKyu JALT)

Date and Time: 
Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Joe Tomei, Kumamoto Gakuen University
Speaker: 
Zachary Repman, Yatsushiro Board of Education
Speaker: 
Levy Solomon, Sojo University
Speaker: 
Misato Takata, Tatsuda Elementary School
Speaker: 
Nobuyuki Takaki, Kumamoto University and Kumamoto Gakuen University
Speaker: 
Sarah Faherty, Sojo University
Speaker: 
Nicole Gallagher, Rikkyo University
Speaker: 
Fumiko Nagai
Speaker: 
Julie Waterman, Shokei J/SHS

Teaching Ideas Exchange- sponsored by NanKyu JALT and PIGATE
Meet other teachers and share your classroom tools.
Below is a list of presenters and possible presentation titles for our event

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University, English Lounge Bldg 1
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

PIGATE meeting

Date and Time: 
Sunday, 13 September 2015 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
To be announced

NanKyu JALT is co-sponsoring the monthly PIGATE meeting, where in-service teachers and pre-service teacher trainees meet to exchange ideas and discuss various issues about teaching.

Location: 
Kumamoto Gakuen University, English Lounge, Bldg 1
Fee for JALT members: 
Free
Fee for one-day members: 
1,000 yen
Contact or Queries: 
Email contact form

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