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Kindergarten in Kobe

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Prius2005
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Kindergarten in Kobe

I am not sure if this forum would be helpful on this topic, but I am giving this a try because I noticed some expats responding.

My family is moving to Kobe for 5 months. We would like our 4-year old son to attend kindergarten. Is it possible to attend Japanese public school for the short-term? I have looked at the international schools in the area, and they do not offer the curriculum that we are interested in (Japanese language). Any advice would be helpful.

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1. Re: Kindergarten in Kobe

Interesting question. Kobe is a beautiful city, you will appreciate your time there!

Kindergarten is not part of the public school in Japan. They are privately run.

A good source of information about living in Hyogo Prefecture is the Hyogo International Association: http://www.hyogo-ip.or.jp/en/index.htm

Their offices are in Kobe and they are very helpful. You should ask them for information.