Asia Education Foundation

The Australian Government supports the studies of Asia in Australian schools through the Asia Education Foundation (AEF).

The AEF works in partnership with government and non-government education agencies, universities, philanthropic foundations and the corporate sector to:

  • promote and support the study of Asia across the curriculum
  • develop Asia-related print and electronic materials
  • promote the study of Asia through professional learning and educate the broader community about the importance of young Australians engaging with Asia.

Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation specialises in international cultural exchange in Japan. The Japan Foundation carries out its programs and activities in the following three major categories:

  1. Art and Cultural Exchange
  2. Japanese Language Education Overseas
  3. Japanese Studies Overseas and Intellectual Exchange

In addition, the Japan Foundation Information Centre encourages and provides information on international  exchange.