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J-CLIL Events

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Schedule for Academic Year 2023

About J-CLIL Meetings

  • Presentations are 60 minutes each, including Q & A.

  • Please send any questions to:

  • Fees J-CLIL members/Non-members(invitee): Free


・40th J-CLIL Meeting

▶Date: February 17th, 2024, Saturday 2:00pm〜5:00pm

▶Sophia Univerisity Yotsuya Campus+Zoom


  Yoshihiro Nigo (Yamaguchi Gakugei Univeirsity)

2. “CLIL Biophysics: Creating a Course for Post-Graduate Students”

  Barry Kavanagh (Tohoku Univerisity)

If you are a non-member and would like to attend the meeting,   please register using the link below.


J-CLIL TOHOKU special webinar series











▶︎Time and date: Saturday, February 24th, 2024, 2 pm -4 pm 

▶︎Place: Held online via Zoom

▶︎Audience Capacity: limited to 100 and based on registration order

▶︎Registration deadline: February 22nd, 2024, but will close once we reach full capacity

▶︎Language of the presentations: Japanese


Register here



J-CLIL Chugoku Chapter 2nd Research Conference

This event has been completed

▶Date: December 16th (Saturday) 13:00–17:30

▶Venue: Eikei University (5 minutes on foot from JR Hiroshima Station, In-person attendance only)


12:30 Reception starts

13:00–13:10 Opening Ceremony (Yoshihiro Niigo, Yamaguchi University)

13:10–16:00 Symposium: "Learning from CLIL in Austria"

Moderator: Yoshihiro Niigo (Yamaguchi University)


13:10–14:10 Keynote Lecture: Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University)

                    "Cross-curricular CLIL in Austrian Elementary Schools"

14:10–14:20 Break


14:20–15:30 Report on Classroom Observations in Austria

                    Hazuki Nakata (Konan Women's University) "Classroom Observations from Vienna School Visits"

                    Yoshihiro Niigo (Yamaguchi University) "Classroom Observations from Graz School Visits"

15:30–16:00 Discussion (including participants)


16:00–16:10 Break

Moderator: Yuko Uesugi (Eikei University)


16:10–16:30 Research Presentation 1

   Miyuki Ideo (Osaka Prefectural Konan Minami Technical High School)

           "CLIL Practice in Art High School—Through Presentation Activities—"

16:35–16:55 Research Presentation 2

    Ayaka Akagi (Tottori Prefectural Sakaiminato Technical High School)

           "Motivation for Intercultural  Understanding Education and English Learning

            —Aiming for the Cultivation of Communication Skills and Intercultural Acceptance Abilities—"


17:00–17:20 Research Presentation 3

Yuko Uesugi (Eikei University)

"Development of the Textbook 'CLIL Learning Literature in English'"


17:20–17:30 Closing Ceremony (Yuko Uesugi, Eikei University)


18:00– Year-End Party (Held in Hiroshima City)


Registration for the Conference and Social Gathering (Deadline: December 10th) 

Link to the form


Year-end party venue: D.KIMOCHI Sashimi Sushi Buffet & Bar (Hiroshima City, Chuo Ward, Hashimotocho/Sushi)



14th J-CLIL Secondary Meeting

This event has been completed

Japanese Language Department × English Language Department CLIL Open Class: "Analyzing Data Based on Conceptual Knowledge and Engaging in Discussion"

▶ Overview

This initiative aims to provide an opportunity for collaborative reflection on teaching methods by publicly showcasing a CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) class conducted as an optional after-school learning activity at Kansai Okura Junior and Senior High School, both online and in person. The class will be co-taught by instructors from the Japanese and English language departments, to implement team teaching that leverages the characteristics of each subject.


▶ Schedule

December 16, 2023 (Saturday) 14:00-17:30
14:00 - 16:30 Class (participants can observe both online and in person)
16:30 - 17:30 Class Review Meeting (participants can observe and contribute online or in person)


▶ Other Information

Those wishing to participate should fill in the required information on this form and submit it by December 14th (Thursday). 

For those wishing to participate online, the Zoom link will be distributed on December 15th (Friday).

Participants who have applied for in-person attendance will receive detailed information on how to visit by email on December 15th (Friday).

Please also refer to the following link:




J-CLIL TOHOKU special webinar series

This event has been completed

Speaker: Russell Cross (The University of Melbourne)

Title: A pedagogical framework for Culture within CLIL, and Implications for equitable practice



▶Time and date: Sunday, August 28th, 2022 at 6 pm -7 pm 

▶Place: Held online via Zoom

▶Audience Capacity: limited to 100 and based on registration order

▶Registration deadline: August 26th, 2022 but we will close once we reach full capacity

the team

J-CLIL office: Ikeda's Study Room

Sophia University

7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554

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