About Multicultural Center Tokyo
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What We Do

Immigrant children face various difficulties receiving an education in Japan. Multicultural Center Tokyo (MCT) provides the following services to help children adaptand realize an inclusive society for all.

1. MCT provides an opportunity for immigrant children to learn Japanese and study other subjects on an everyday basis.

Tabunka Free School
  • All-Day Classes (AM / PM)
    Preparatory classes for high school entrance exams (Japanese, Math, and English)
    Youth 15 years and older
    Youth who have graduated junior high school in their home countries
    Classes for youth 15 years and younger who are not attending school


  • Arakawa-ku “Heartful” Introductory Japanese Classes
  • FOR: Recent immigrant children attending Arakawa-ku public junior high schools
    WHEN: Introductory Japanese 1: Four days per week, 9:00am – 12:00pm (2 months)
    Introductory Japanese 2: Three days per week, 6:00pm – 7:50pm (3 months)
    WHAT: Introductory Japanese 1 = Basic Japanese/ Introductory Japanese 2 = Japanese and other school subjects
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2. MCT provides educational information (multilingual) for immigrant children and their families

  • Individual consultations on education

    MCT offers multilingual consultation on education such as transferring to junior high school or entering to high school. Not only consultation, we can introduce our class or other local supporting organizations.

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  • Guidance for High School Entrance (Multilingual)

  • 3. MCT holds volunteer-run Saturday classes providing children with opportunities to interact with community volunteers and receive individual attention in their studies

    • Kodomo Project

    • Community volunteers tutor junior high school/ high school students one-on-one in Japanese and other subjects

      Every Saturday: 3:30p.m.-5:30p.m.

      Tuition: free


    • Oyako Japanese Classes

    • Community volunteers tutor elementary school students and their parent(s) one-on-one in:
      Japanese and other school subjects
      Everyday Japanese (ex: reading letters from school)

      Every Saturday: 1:00p.m. -3:00p.m

      Tuition: free

    4. MCT disseminates information regarding multiculturalism and education to the public

    • Research on access to education for immigrant children [and other children with foreign roots]

    • Multicultural seminars, workshops, and staff training

    • MCT mailing list, blog, and newletter (Mingle) (Japanese only)
    • Click here for Mingle back issues

    Resources

    Resources regarding Multicultural Center Tokyo

    ■Articles of Incorporation (Japanese only)

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    ■Annual Reports (including list of board members and financial statements)(Japanese only)

    2014年度事業報告書・2015年度事業計画書
    2013年度事業報告書・2014年度事業計画書
    2012年度事業報告書・2013年度事業計画書
    2011年度事業報告書・2012年度事業計画書
    2010年度事業報告書 2011年度事業計画書
    2009年度事業報告書 2010年度事業計画書
    2008年度事業報告書 2009年度事業計画書
    2007年度事業報告書 2008年度事業計画書
    2006年度事業報告書 2007年度事業計画書