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Promoting Reading in Japan

Interview with Miyoko Hida

Characters Culture Promotion Organization, Japan

Miyoko Hida

Ms. Miyoko Hida is the Managing Director of the Characters Culture Promotion Organization. The Organization was established to perform operations to support reading activities in schools and local communities and to promote type-culture in local communities. Ms. Hida reports of the “Law to Promote Children’s Reading” and of an educational guidance that prioritizes language-related activities throughout all subjects.
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Bookstart Japan

Bookstart Japan is an independent non-profit organization that administrates the Bookstart-programme in Japan. It has set up the “Bookstart Asian Networking Project” through which the collaborators aim to share their experience in Japan and contribute to the development of Bookstart around the world. [...]

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Reading projects of the organisation “Bookstart Japan“