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Akamonkai Japanese Language School's History

July 1985 Akamonkai Japanese Language School is opened (3 Hongo, Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo: In front of University of Tokyo)
May 1989 Relocated from 3 Hongo to the new Nippori campus building
Feb. 1990 Received Korean Embassy in Japan National Defense Attache Award
Apr. 1990 Akamonkai Japanese Language School Nihonbashi campus opened
July 1992 Seoul South Korea office established
Oct. 1994 Pusan South Korea office established
July 1998

Designated a Japanese language educational facility for Japan technical trainees by the Korean Chamber of Commerce & Industry Human Resources Development Office

Named a Japanese language trainee affiliate school by the Yokohama Chamber of Commerce and Industry

July 2000 Named a Japanese language trainee affiliate school by the Kawasaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Jan. 2001

(Then) Prime Minister Mori, several cabinet members and Diet members participate in the mourning ceremony for Lee Su-hyon

Funeral condolences received from (then) President Kim Dae-Jung. Lee Su-hyon commemorative monument is unveiled in July of the same year.

Jan. 2003 New school building is completed at Nippori campus
Aug. 2004 Shanghai China office established
Sep. 2005 Authorized as an incorporated educational institution by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Sep. 2006 Preparatory curriculum authorized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Mar. 2009 Commissioned for EPA (Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement Human Resource Development Support Training Project) by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
May 2010 Approval received from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for increase of capacity from 1,050 individuals to 1,250 individuals
Jan. 2012 Commissioned as an overseas employment training project by the Human Resources Development Service of Korea
Jun. 2015 Commissioned for the project (Strategic promotion program for core specialized human resources in growing fields) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
July 2015 Approval received from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government for increase of capacity from 1,250 individuals to 1,530 individuals
July 2015 Commissioned for the project (Program for the ability development of on-the-job vocational trainers in developing countries) by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
Mar. 2017 Signed a language volunteer cooperation agreement with Arakawa-ku and the police departments in Arakawa-ku

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