J-CLIL Events

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​*Currently available only in Japanese

About J-CLIL Meetings

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

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  • Fees

    • J-CLIL members / Non-members: Free

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Schedule for Academic Year 2021


The 5th J-CLIL WEST Chapter Seminar

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▶Date: May 8th (Sat.), 2021, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

▶Venue: Online (Zoom)

Student Agency within Finnish CLIL: Teachers as innovators

before and during Covid 19

(学習者主体のフィンランドのCLIL:Covid 19における


  • Workshop(ワークショップ)

Student Agency within Finnish CLIL (16:30-17:40) *English
University of Jyväskylä, Finland (フィランド、ユバスキュラ大学)
Josephine Moate, PhD and Adjunct Professor of Language in Education
Tea Kangasvieri, FM, IKI project coordinator

  • ZOOM Small-group discussions(ZOOM 小グループ交流)(17:45-18:00) 

We will discuss Student Agency within CLIL. The seminar will be held on ZOOM. In this seminar, we will use English.

  • Talk(トーク)Background of Finland’s Education (18:05-18:25)*English&Japanese

University of Jyväskylä, Finland (フィランド、ユバスキュラ大学) Takumi YADA, PhD & Akie YADA, PhD

Moderator:  Kashiwagi Kazuko, PhD (Osaka Kyoiku Univ.)柏木賀津子(大阪教育大学)

Capacity: up to 80(定員80人)

Participation Fee: Free(無料)

Registration (J-CLIL):登録)

Registration (5th Seminar):(申込 4月18日~5月2日)

(Apr. 18th - May.2nd)

*For more information about the event, please click on the poster above or here.


The 25th J-CLIL Meeting

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▶Date: May 22nd (Sat.), 2021, 2 pm to 5:30 pm

▶Venue: Online (Zoom)

General meeting



1.    津川清一(国際電気通信連合(ITU))
An Introduction to ITU and a report of mock international conferences held in universities and high schools (English)
2.    Andy Roomy(東海大学)
The History of the Tracksuit: an exercise in CLIL curriculum design and implementation
3.    細喜朗(早稲田大学本庄高等学院)


The 26th J-CLIL Meeting

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▶Date: June 19th (Sat.), 2021, 2 pm to 5 pm

▶Online (Zoom)


1. Mark deBoer (Akita International University)

Assessment in CLIL classrooms: Making the learning visible

2. Magdalena Custodio Espinar ( Comillas Pontifical University) (Special talk)

Authentic learning and assessment in CLIL: analysis and discussion of a primary education case study from Spain


The 4th J-CLIL TOHOKU Chapter Conference

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▶Date & Time: July 17th (Sat.), 2021, 2:00-6:10 p.m.

▶Venue: Online (Zoom)


 Details have been finalized. Please click here for the program. 

Invited Talk

CLIL implementation: balancing excellence, equity and equal

opportunity in public schooling
Elisa A. Hidalgo McCabe



CLIL Teacher development in Spain and Japan - programmes

and challenges
María Dolores Pérez Murillo / Elena del Pozo / Keiko Tsuchiya


​Plus 8 oral presentations​​

*Zoom invite will be sent by email on July 15th.

*If you would like to participate, you need to register as a member.

 *We are looking for oral presentations. For more details, please click here.  *Closed


J-CLIL Workshop

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▶Date: July 24th (Sat.) 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

▶Online (Zoom) *J-CLIL members only 

Scaffolding in CLIL. What, why, how.
Prof Magdalena Custodio Espinar
(Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid)


Prof Magdalena Custodio Espinar (Comillas Pontifical University, Spain)

kindly offers another workshop on scaffolding for J-CLIL members.

Click here for more information.

​*Zoom information has already been sent to the members mailing list.

*If you would like to participate, you need to register as a member.


The 4th J-CLIL Bilingual Conference

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▶Date: October 9th (Sat.), 2021

▶Venue: Online (Zoom)

*The event is now fully online.

Theme: ‘Towards the second decade of CLIL in Japan’

[Lectures] David Marsh, "Shaping the future with CLIL"
      Keiko Tsuchiya, "CLIL so far, CLIL hereafter"
                 In addition, 21 research presentations by J-CLIL members,

                 CLIL survey report, CLIL teacher education program,

                 East Asia & Japanese CLIL Forum, etc.


*For the latest version of the program (updated October 8),

 please click here.

  Registration [Closed] 

 *If you would like to participate, please register using this form.


*Deadline: Thursday, September 30

*We will send you the Zoom information to your registered email address later.


J-CLIL Secondary Webinar:

Open CLIL Class Online

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▶Date: October 30th (Sat.), 2021, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

▶Online (Zoom)

We have taken videos of our CLIL lessons. In the morning of November 30th, we will share the videos online. The URLs will be sent to those who applied for our webinar. You can watch all the videos available online or choose some of them to watch. However, I will ask the participants to watch two or three certain videos because Dr. Ikeda will give feedback on them. The webinar will be held on Zoom. It starts with comments from two practitioners and ends with a question-and-answer session. Feel free to ask any question to us online.


Tatsuma Shirai (Yokohama Jogakuin), Nanako Ozeki (Yokohama Jogakuin)

Feedback and comments:
Makoto Ikeda (Sophia University, Vice President of J-CLIL)

*For more information about the event and to register, please visit this form.


J-CLIL Secondary & Primary Workshop


(in Japanese)

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▶Date: November 6th (Sat.), 2021, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

▶Online (Zoom)

Hiromi Sakamoto (Toyo Gakuen University) / Satoru Kanomata (Sukagawa City Shirakata Elementary School) / Moderator: Yuki Yamano


14:00 Opening remarks

14:05    Ms. Sakamoto's and Mr. Kanomata's talks and a breakout room session with the participants
15:30 Q&A

16:00 Closing remarks

*Zoom information will be sent from the member mailing list.


The 1st J-CLIL Japanese Study Meeting

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▶Date: November 13th (Sat), 2021, 2 pm to 5 pm

Online (Zoom)

Moderator: Yukiko Okuno (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

1 CLILの多様性と柔軟性ー気楽にやってみましょう (in Japanese) 2:00 - 2:40
   Shigeru Sasajima (Toyo Eiwa University)
2 CLIL教科書『日本語でPEACE』を使った実践例 (in Japanese) 2:50 - 3:40
   Yukiko Okuno
   Akiko Kobayashi (Shimane Prefectural University)
   Reiko Sato (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
   Shizuka Motoda (Tokai University)
   Tomoko Watabe (Hiroshima University)
3 Discussion: Talk with the presenters in the breakout room 3:50 - 4:10 / 4:15 - 35   

4 Wrap-up 4:40 - 5:00

*Please register from this form.

  Registration will be closed the number of participants reaches 100.


The 27th J-CLIL Meeting

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▶Date:  December 4th (Sat.), 2021, 2 pm to 5 pm

▶Venue: Waseda University: Room 128, 1st floor, Building 32, Toyama Campus (Face-to-face) / Online (Zoom)

Presentations​ *There was a change in the order of presentation.

1. 渡辺聡代(栃木県立今市高等学校)


2. Thomas Lockley (日本大学)

Diversity and inclusion. A CLIL self-study book about inspiring Japanese women and it's conceptual framework  (English)

3. 横手仁美(国際基督教大学)



The 28th J-CLIL Meeting

▶Date: February 5th (Sat.), 2022, 2 pm to 5 pm

▶Venue: Online (Zoom) *In consideration of the situation, there will be no face-to-face venue.


1. 諸木宏子(西大和学園中学校)


2. 津田ひろみ(実践女子大学)


3. Stephen McNamara(甲南大学)

Cognitive Discourse Functions: An Explanation for the Japanese Tertiary CLIL Context


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