Updates: Educational courses & institutions

Our main directory on educational institutions or courses is at this link.

Here are recent updates on miscellaneous educational institutions, courses or groups:

Yoyogi Chapters English Literacy Group for young bilingual children.
Meets every Saturday (with a long summer vacation).
Contact Robin for more information at yoyogi_chapters@sumimasen.com to be
put on the waiting list.



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Bilingual Kids House With resident native English speaker and bilingual staff, BK House offers native English speaking children a unique opportunity to learn and grow in a bilingual environment.


American International Brains Kiddy Club started over 14 years ago as a Japanese Juku, or cram school. The school catered to very young students preparing for the Elementary School entrance exams, as well as Junior High School, High School and University Exams. Two years after opening, the school branched out into Pre-school English Classes. The school now has franchises all over the main island of Japan, teaching English to children from six months to eighteen years of age in a friendly and fun atmosphere. The school has two sites, situated in Tsunashima, 20 minutes from Shibuya, Tokyo (Tokyu Toyoko Line), and Tsurumi, 20 minutes from Shinagawa, Tokyo (JR Keihintohoku Line) Yokohama City 

Mino-Jiyu Gakuen in mino City, north of Osaka (K-high school) features a curriculum that emphasises independent thinking and holistic education of the person. It has a new auditorium cum gymnasium with retractable seats, and clover seeds were planted on the roof, which became a new plateau, able to be used for the enjoyment of the kindergarten students. Location: 3-chome, Sakurai, Mino City, Osaka Prefecture. Access info and map here

Little Artist is an English Arts & Crafts School in Tokyo, Ogikubo. Although it is not an international school, more of an afterschool class, Opened last opened last december 2006…with hopes to create a space where children can get messy and explore their creativity and use their 5 senses. Teachers are bilingual here and we welcome both English speaking and English beginners in our classes… Ema Kitamura who started the school, used to teach at The Children’s Garden Preschool in Kichijoji 1-24-4 Prince Mansion 403 Kamiogi, Ogikubo Tokyo 167-0043 Phone/Fax:  03…


Listing of Eikaiwa or English Conversation Classes for kids in Kanagawa Prefecture here

Geos for Kids is an English conversation school for Japanese kids Website:


Asahi Language Academy offers Montessori education for kids aged 1-6 years.


Grace English School



Shuho International School is a prep language school school for international students who intend to go to Japanese language schools, universities, and graduate schools: It is located in the heart of Yokohama, and is three minutes from “Kanagawa Shinmachi Station” of the Keihin Express near JR Yokohama station. 359-1F, Urashima, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-city 221-0042

Phone:  81-4… FAX : 81-45-444-0880 E-mail : tk@shuuhou.school-info.jp ACCESS : keihin-Kyukoh Line, Kanagawa-Shinmachi Station

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