The ELI has partnered with several educational institutions throughout Japan dedicated to innovative language teaching in a variety of contexts.
The ELCC was established to improve English language teaching and learning at select institutions across Japan. Drawing upon the Kanda University of International Studies language education experience, the ELCC has provided expertise in curriculum development, course delivery, e-learning and self-access related projects at a number of institutions across Japan. Two examples of ELCC projects are the BECC and the SILC described below:
The BECC is a collaborative project between Kanda University of International Studies and Hiroshima Bunkyo Women’s University. BECC’s mission is to develop English proficiency across all departments at the university. in response to initiatives from the Japanese Ministry of Education, BECC works to ensure graduates meet a ‘Bunkyo Standard’ of ‘Graduate Abilities’ in English proficiency.
Kanda University of International Studies has partnered with Sojo University to establish the SILC. The SILC focuses on improving students’ English skills and promoting the use of English campus wide. Sojo University is a private university in Kumamoto City with a focus on Engineering, Computer Science, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.