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Invitation to the IMPULS Online Professional Development Course 2021

3 optional dates for Module #1 in March & April, 2021

Click here to see detailed schedule for the 2nd Run(March 22-26&29).

         Click here to see detailed schedule for the 3rd Run(Apil 26-29&May 3).



Additional synchronous activities (45 min by zoom) will be held on the DAY 6;

  •  March 22 for the 1st run
  •  March 29 for the 2nd run
  •  May 4 for the 3rd run
It is optional activity to have further discussion about TTP and Lesson Study.  
IMPULS facilitators can answer your questions and provide suggestions for using the ideas you learned from this course.
The participants who complete all the activities of Day 1 to 5 will receive a certificate of completion issued by IMPULS.
Tuition fee:  25,000 JPY (238 USD )

(A) Fee for participants: 20,000JPY (190 USD)  *Special reduced price for Module#1 in March& April 2021 ONLY.

(B) Fee for observers (no certification) : 8,400 JPY (80 USD) including accessto all lecture videos, the research lesson video and its lesson plan, and the observaiton of 2 synchronous discussions. 

*Payment method: Credit card by “PayPal” or Bank transferring


(1)Submit registration form ;  

     by March 10, 2021 for the 1st run    Closed.

     by March 17, 2021 for the 2nd run  Closed.

     by April 21, 2021 for the 3rd run Closed.


(2)Receive confirmation email with payment instruction.  


(3)Pay participation fee (20,000JPY) or observation fee (8,400JPY) by PayPal or bank transfer by the due date.


(4)Receive the receipt and detailed instructions for how to access the materials for module#1.


 Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Are the contents of module#1 for 3 runs same?

A1: Yes, all the lecture materials, lesson video and  contents of activities are the same. So please select only ONE “run" to join,1st run, 2nd run or 3rd run, depending on your preferred schedule and time to join synchronou activity by zoom. Akihiko Takahashi, Ph.D. will be a lectuler and main facilitator for 3 runs. Toshiakira Fujii, Ph.D. will be a sub-facilitator for the 2nd run and Tad Watanabe, Ph.D. will be a sub-facilitator for the 1st and 3rd run.   

Q2: What are the differences between participant and observer?

A2: Observer will not get the certificate and will not time to ask questions or make comments directly during the 2 zoom discussions(day2 and 4). 

Q3: How many hours do I need to complete for each day?

A3: You might need at least around 1 hour for each day to complete, if you join as a participant. Expected time for each day are; 1.5-2h for Day1, 45min for Day 2, 2-3h for Day 3, 45 min for Day4, 1-3h for Day5.


Information Upcoming Events
Date March 15-19, March 22-26, April 26-30
Application time
  • Module#1 1st Run/ March 15-19, 2021 (Capacity: 40)
  • Module#1 2nd Run/ March 22-26, 2021 (Capacity: 40)
  • Module#1 3rd Run/ April 26-30, 2021 (Capacity: 40)
Host organization IMPULS at Tokyo Gakugei Univ.Explayground Institute
naoko-k@u-gakugei.ac.jp (Naoko Matsuda)

Project International Math-teacher Professionalization Using Lesson Study(IMPULS)