University to Teach Japanese this May
In an effort to enhance training, Zetech University hosted a delegation from the Embassy of Japan to engage learners and Faculty on opportunities to study and undertake research in Japan. Led by the Japan Information and Cultural Centre leadership, the team engaged with the University’s Vice Chancellor on opportunities to collaborate and enhance provision of quality education to students.
The Japan Information and Culture Centre, serving as the Public Affairs department for the Embassy of Japan in Kenya, strives to promote education in Japan externally through such initiatives. The team will give a talk and video screening on studying in Japan and highlight available opportunities in the Country.
Commenting on the visit, VC Prof. Njenga Munene emphasized the significance of collaborations to boost the training experience for students, “We are excited at partnerships that provide students with competency-based and dynamic training to effectively equip them for the market.” Prof. Munene said, adding, “Our plans to start training the Japanese language at our campuses will serve to give students an edge in the market while exploring exchange programme initiatives for our learners.”
Japanese language specialist Mr Tomoya Takahashi makes his presentation
The University fraternity was advised on fully funded scholarships and research opportunities available to qualified candidates by Vera Bwire, who works with the Japan Information and Culture Centre, while Chairperson, Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Kenya Njeri Kagema, shared her experience learning in the Country, highlighting key facts about Japan that captured the attention of the participants.
Students were thrilled to learn about the possibility to enhance their experience as the institutions serves to become the best University in Kenya.