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The 5th biennial National Symposium on Japanese Language Education (NSJLE) will be held on Oct 30-31, 2020 at The State Library of Victoria.

The theme for 2020 is “Be Inspired, Be Inspiring”

We are seeking presenters who have research, studies, or programs to share with peers at this year’s symposium. Educators from every level of education (primary, secondary and tertiary) and stakeholders involved in Japanese language education are encouraged to apply.


  • Open :  November 1, 2019
  • Close :  February 29, 2020
  • Language : English or Japanese

Please provide the following for screening and program.

  • Biography – up to 150 words in English – FORMAT
  • Your photo – resolution 1MB
  • Abstract of presentation – Approximately 600 words in English and 1200 characters in Japanese – FORMAT

* Applicants must use submission format link provided above.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Presentations type

All presentations are 50 mins.  Presentation may be made in either English or Japanese

Encouraged topics

  • Leadership in languages
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy
  • Innovative programs – models for success
  • Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese
  • The Current State of Japanese Language Education
  • ICT
  • Bilingual / Immersion Program

Note for Presenter’s Registration

All presenters are required to pay the early bird rate.

Outcome notification

The paper selection will be selected by an anonymous review panel.  The results will be announced April 24, 2020


Presenters will be invited to submit their paper or practical report to be considered for the official proceedings, to be published after the conference.

Note for the submissions from QLD

QLD Department blocks all Google forms, this means you cannot submit your proposal via QLD Department office server. Please submit via your home server etc.


Submit Here


Monash Japanese Language Education Centre
(03)9905 9478/(03)9905 2313

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