March 3 – August 26, 2021
(Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement)
The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) announces the conduct of the “Preparatory Japanese–Language Training for the Filipino Candidates of Nurses and Certified Care Workers” under the Japan – Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). The 13th batch training will start with 239 (provisional) candidates which consist of 14 nurse candidates and 225 certified care worker candidates. The training will be held online by 2 organizations; the Nihongo Center Foundation Inc. (NCF, Manila) and The Japan Foundation, Manila. The program will be for six (6) months – until August 26, 2021 (Thursday).
The objectives of the training program are to have the candidates obtain the basic knowledge and usage of the Japanese language and study-specific vocabulary and essential expressions for nursing and care-taking / care-giving. In addition, the candidates will be given lectures on Japan – general life culture; and, will further learn how to acquire the habit of autonomous learning so that they can continue to study the Japanese language beyond the program.
Upon the completion of the 6-month training program in the Philippines, the candidates will undergo another 6-month training program on the Japanese language in Japan. Thereafter, they will be assigned to hospitals and caregiving facilities spread all over Japan; and, building upon their experiences, they will take the national examination for nurses or certified care workers in Japan.
To mark and celebrate the occasion, the opening ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday – March 3 online (Kindly inform us if you intend to attend. We will share the zoom detail)
For details/clarifications on the aforesaid training program, and other Japan Foundation grant programs/projects, please contact The Japan Foundation, Manila – 23/F Pacific Star Bldg., Makati Ave., Makati City (telephone # 8811-61-55 to 58 / fax # 8811-61-53; firstname.lastname@example.org / website: www.jfmo.org.ph)
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