TJF manages a variety of programs for mutual understanding among elementary and secondary school students, promoting learning and exchange about language and culture in the following three areas:
I. Promotion of Japanese Language Education and Understanding of Japan's Culture in Elementary and Secondary Schools Overseas
In order to expand and enhance Japanese language education in elementary and secondary schools overseas, TJF supports networking among educators both in Japan and overseas. TJF also encourages elementary and secondary school students to deepen their personal growth by pursuing understanding of diverse languages and cultures through learning Japanese language and about Japanese culture.
II. Promotion of Foreign Language Education and Understanding of Different Cultures in Elementary and Secondary Schools in Japan
TJF provides support for programs promoting expansion and diversification of foreign language education in elementary and secondary schools in Japan and seeks to encourage personal grow.2th responsive to international society through foreign-language learning and deepened understanding of diverse cultures among elementary and secondary students in Japan.
III. Promotion of Exchange between Educators and Elementary and Secondary School Students in and outside Japan
TJF builds networks and cooperative relationships in education by promoting exchange and mutual understanding among educators in Japan and overseas and uses the links thus established for programs contributing to the creation of venues for learning and exchange among elementary and secondary students studying language and culture in Japan and in countries overseas.