Education & Training

In Japan, like many Asian countries, the ability to access a good education determines life chances. This is a country obsessed by self-improvement - from young school kids studying cram school after work and at weekends, to 80 year olds studying English, to salarymen practising to be the next Tiger Woods. It is a powerful driving force behind Japan's economic success. 

In a business context, Japan needs to develop people who can be globally competent as Japanese corporate activities focus more on overseas markets.  This necessity is creating opportunities in the corporate training sector and in English education ranging from toddlers to adults. There are opportunities in English language teaching (ELT), corporate training, the internationalisation of universities, internship programmes and education ICT. Please see UK Trade & Investment's introduction to Education & Training Opportunities in Japan.

Five Reasons to Tap the ELT Market in Japan

Five Reasons to Tap the ELT Market in Japan - Export to Japan

8 March 2016

The art of English conversation has become big business in the land of the rising sun, with language schools sprouting up seemingly overnight. Read on for five reasons why UK companies should be thinking about entering the English Language Training market in Japan.

Japan Time
27 Feb
2015
UK Time
27 Feb
2015

UKTI Business Japanese for Beginners

UKTI Business Japanese for Beginners - Export to Japan
27 February 2015
27 February 2015
9:00am | UK Time
9:00am | UK Time
EMB LTD, Leicester, United Kingdom
Free

Event Summary

UKTI's day long beginners courses will help you to communicate better with your overseas counterparts by giving you an essential insight into the cultural attitudes and behaviours of each country and introducing you to some basic words and phrases.

Japan Time
11 May
2015
UK Time
11 May
2015

Human Resources Training Programme

11 May 2015
11 May 2015
9:00am | Japan Time
9:00am | Japan Time
No tuition fee and up to EUR 3,000 in scholarships for European SMEs.

Attend EU-Japan Centre's Human Resources Training Programme to gain in-depth insight into the Japanese business environment.

Five Trends In Japan That Matter To You

Five Trends In Japan That Matter To You - Export to Japan

The UK Trade & Investment team in Japan has pulled together the five trends that matter right now to businesses in Japan.  These include a shift towards low carbon, a globalising business environment, Japanese consumer appreciation of quality, authenticity & originality, an ageing society, and the removal of trade barriers.

Japan's Firms Get Wise To Global Talent

Japan's Firms Get Wise To Global Talent - Export to Japan

14 March 2014

With increased competition making the global business world more cut-throat than ever before, the leaders of Japan's top corporations have recognised the need for their firms to up their game. 

Webinar: English Language Teaching In Japan

Hear from our guest speaker Russell Willis, Founder of ELT Services Japan, in this interactive session as he explains the opportunities for UK companies wishing to expand their ELT products and services to the Japanese market.

Hear from our guest speaker Russell Willis, Founder of ELT Services Japan, in this interactive session as he explains the opportunities for UK companies wishing to expand their ELT products and services to the Japanese market.

Japan Time
17 Apr
2014
UK Time
17 Apr
2014

English Language Teaching In Japan: Webinar

Join this Export to Japan webinar to gain insight into the ever-expanding ELT market in Japan.
17 April 2014
17 April 2014
9:30am | UK time
5:30pm | Japan time
Online
Free

Hear from our guest speaker Russell Willis, Founder of ELT Services Japan, in this interactive session as he explains the opportunities for UK companies wishing to expand their ELT products and services to the Japanese market. Registration is free and you can watch online from anywhere.

E-Learning Firm Brings Online MBAs To Japan

A Japanese e-learning provider, NetLearning, successfully collaborated with The Open University by setting up an Open Univeristy office in Japan.

A Japanese e-learning provider, NetLearning, successfully collaborated with The Open University by setting up an Open Univeristy office in Japan. NetLearning has allied itself with the British institution to provide MBA programmes online and meet the growing demands of global human resource development in Japan. 

Finding the Best Route to Market in Japan

Export to Japan - Finding the Best Route to Market in Japan

When you are confident of your market potential in Japan, you will want to find out the best way getting to market. Here we cover the general information you will need to consider when you plan your market entry strategy.