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Japanese Language School, Hotel and Business College

Osaka YMCA International College Hotel Course / Business Course

Osaka YMCA International College Japanese Language Program

Osaka YMCA Gakuin Japanese Language Program

Vocational training and career education for students and working people

 Osaka YMCA International College ‒ Global Business Communication Course (1-year program)

 Osaka YMCA International College ‒ Social Welfare Program, Care Worker Training Program

International School

English Day Care

Academic programs for junior and senior high school students
YMCA Gakuin High School / Osaka YMCA International College High School, Hyokomi course / Osaka YMCA International High School (IHS) / J-IVY

Special Needs Support and Education (Developmental Needs)
 Classes: speech, academics, social skills training / Exercise class: gymnastics/ Outdoor activities and clubs / Educational Center: consultation, counseling

Language Center

Kindergarten and Day Care

Wellness Center: Childrenʼs Program / Adult Fitness

Environmental Studies Outdoor Activities Facilities : YMCA Anan Camp / Rokko YMCA / Kisen WaiWai Village

Facilities and programs for the middle-aged and elderly
 Sun Home / Aging Center / Senior College

Conference Rooms and Halls for rent : Osaka YMCA International Culture Center

Designated administrator
 Sakai seishonen center(Municipal Youth Center),
 Sakai seishonen no ie (Municipal Youth Home),
 Sakai Hidaka shonen shizen no ie (Municipal Nature House for boys).
 Kisen Wai Wai village.

Details of Activities

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Japanese Language School, Hoteland Business College

The Osaka YMCA has a Japanese language course and professional school targeting foreign students who have come to Japan for career development. The program is to assist students aspiring to gain better Japanese proficiency and deepen their knowledge and communication skills. This program helps prepare students for Japanese university, employment in Japan, and fulfill their dreams as they develop and mature.!

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■ Osaka YMCA International College Hotel Course / Business Course

Target: students intending to take jobs in the hotel business or any other field of business in Japan

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■ Osaka YMCA International College Japanese Language Program

Target: students bound for university or graduate schools in Japan

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■ Osaka YMCA Gakuin Japanese Language Program

Target: students desiring to learn Japanese professionally for work and life in Japan.

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Vocational training and career education for students and working people

YMCA offers a variety of courses for working people: English Graduate Course - helps students attain an advanced level of English. Social welfare courses - provides students courses in nursing staff training, mobility support and travel assistance training, and care-worker practitioner training.

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■Osaka YMCA International College ‒ Global Business Communication Course (1-year program)

■Osaka YMCA International College ‒ Social Welfare Program, Care Worker Training Program

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International School

The only international school in Osaka city accredited by both WASC, the American accreditation association, and the International Baccalaureate (IB, PYP). YMCA International School, a program grades K-8, is also fully recognized by Osaka prefecture. Diversity in the student body provides a beautiful environment for children to not only play with children from different backgrounds, but it also allows them to learn about cultures and languages in a natural manner. This is global education and children readily adapt to it. Saturday school and intensive programs are offered here, as well.

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photoEnglish Day Care

The quality childcare provided in English, enables children to live in a global environment. In conjunction with the Language Center and International schools, The Osaka YMCA is preparing its students be effective in their English communication.

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Academic programs for junior and senior high school students

YMCA has accredited schools and correspondence schools for high school students. YMCA offers a variety of classes for junior high school drop-outs. The motto of these courses is: At YMCA, you can find a safe place and safe relationships. Life-long friendships. A place where everyone finds respect. As young people value these traits, they grow and develop rich character.

photoYMCA Gakuin High School ‒ this correspondence course places emphasis on three main aspects - the heart, the body, and career guidance.

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Osaka YMCA International College High School, Hyokomi course

Young people attend this daytime school with a relaxed mind as the school aims to provide a safe environment for study and growth.

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Osaka YMCA International High School (IHS)

This school emphasizes the need for English in networking and global education.

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J-IVY

This is a place for junior high school drop-outs Education Center (development counseling and consultation) Support and counseling is available for the children and their family members.

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Special Needs Support and Education (Developmental Needs)

We support children with learning disabilities, those on the high functioning end of the autistic spectrum, and their families. These children tend to fall behind in school. Their needs are varied, but desiring to assist them, we offer consultation for parents, speech therapy, academic assistance, social skills training, gymnastics and outdoor activities.

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■ Classes: speech, academics, social skills training

■ Exercise class: gymnastics

■ Outdoor activities and clubs

■ Educational Center: consultation, counseling

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Language Center

With a history of over 100 years of English language instruction, English is still the primary language taught at the YMCA. However, YMCA now offers the additional language classes: Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Swahili and Thai. YMCA will instruct anyone ‒ young or old, with the hope that each person will feel that they are citizens of the world and are learning to communicate more successfully.

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Kindergarten and Day Care

YMCA preschools aim to raise children based on the principles taught in the Bible: 1) to develop a heart rich in character and 2) to develop a thinking mind. These will lead to balanced growth as a human being. The YMCA has also developed some original “peace” and “global” courses.

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Wellness Center‒ Children’s Program

The YMCA Wellness program aims to encourage growth in individuals by fostering a healthy mind and body. Children are taught the value of life and the importance of protecting it. Through opportunities to do volunteer work, children learn leadership and communication skills. Program options: outdoor activities, soccer, swimming, basketball, physical education / gymnastics, Saturday program, ballet, hip hop, academics

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Adult Fitness

Adult Fitness In order to make long, healthy living a reality in our society, YMCA provides the following fitness facilities and options for adults: a pool, an exercise studio, a gym, weight machines, and classes such as Tai Chi and Hula.

■Sports Program : Pool, fitness studio, gym, Tai Chi, flamenco, Hawaiian dance, etc.

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■Seniors Program : a variety of year-round courses offered to seniors aged 50 and older.

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Environmental Studies & Outdoor Activities Facilities

Camping facilities situated in areas rich in nature take full advantage of the ocean, forests and mountains. The outdoor facilities and programs are designed for the enjoyment of a wide range of users: school groups, youth organizations, company training and education, family trips and leisure groups. !

 

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■ Ocean: YMCA Anan Camp

■ Forest: Rokko YMCA

■ Foothills: Kisen WaiWai Village

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Environmental Studies & Outdoor Activities Facilities

Facilities and programs for the middle-aged and elderly In order for individuals to shine, they need to feel comfortable with themselves and at peace in their environment. They need to consciously seek and make an effort to be healthy. YMCA offers support classes to help individuals make a healthy new start.

 

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■ Sun Home : nursing home, day service, short-stay, nursing care for the elderly.

■ Aging Center

■ Seniors Program >> Senior College / Iki Iki Club

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Osaka YMCA International Culture Center

YMCA has 13 rooms available for rent: rooms for conferences, lectures, research gatherings, and also for varied types of guests, multipurpose rooms and a workshop. Rooms range in size: small, medium and large, and are available for groups of 10 ‒ 500 people. You can find a room that perfectly suits your needs.

■Osaka YMCA International Culture Center

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Designated administrator

The Osaka YMCA Foundation has been entrusted with the operation of various facilities. Sakai city, in Osaka prefecture, is the designated administrator of the varied programs that YMCA operates. Programs such as bellows;

>>Click links below for more information (Japanese version only)
■ Sakai seishonen center(Municipal Youth Center),
■ Sakai seishonen no ie (Municipal Youth Home),
■ Sakai Hidaka shonen shizen no ie (Municipal Nature House for boys).
■ Kisen Wai Wai village.

Global Department
E-mail : global-engegament@osakaymca.org  Phone : +81-6-6441-5088
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