Our Vision for Apprenticeship Programs and Digital Transformation in Japan
Dear prospective members,
We would like to introduce you to the Japan Institute for Apprenticeship & Digital Transformation Association, also known as JAD-X. We are a non-profit organization committed to the promotion and development of apprenticeship programs, infrastructures, and networks for the benefit of IT-related industries and organizations that require digital transformation activities.
Our mission is to play a major role in organizing, developing, and deploying apprenticeship programs, infrastructures, and ecosystems, for the benefit of the IT-related industries actors and those organizations that require digital transformation activities. Our main public interest categories include promoting academics and science and technology, supporting employment for those who are willing to work, sound upbringing of children or adolescents, improving the welfare of workers, contributing to the healthy development of the mind and body of the people through education, sports, etc., or to cultivate a rich humanity, preventing and eradicating unfair discrimination or prejudice due to race, gender or other reasons, promoting the formation of a gender-equal society and other better societies, sound development of the local community, securing and promoting opportunities for fair and free economic activities and improving the stability of people’s lives by revitalizing them.
To achieve our mission and objectives, we are looking for companies to join our association and support our efforts. By joining JAD-X, you will have the opportunity to:
- Bring awareness to all local economic development stakeholders about the power of apprenticeship for building a powerful and digital-friendly society.
- Disseminate knowledge and support for apprenticeship-related initiatives from start to finish, utilizing international best practices and support to ensure successful know-how transfer.
- Advocate investing time and energy in adopting and/or building and developing the best apprenticeship ecosystem with all relevant public and private economic actors.
- Provide members with an apprenticeship framework, a toolbox ready to use and deploy for building and improving apprenticeship programs and ecosystems, in-house and online seminars, train-the-trainer programs, mentor-the-mentors programs, coaching, and workshop facilitation.
- Undertake research and advocacy initiatives and cooperation with various organizations, such as governmental bodies both domestic and abroad, UN agencies, involved in apprenticeship for the IT-related industries and digital transformation.
- Promote networking and joint projects among NGOs engaged in apprenticeship and digital transformation cooperation.
- Provide human resource development and organizational strengthening, including the provision of support and advice, for organizations engaged or willing to commit to apprenticeship and digital transformation.
- Implement research and advocacy activities on apprenticeship and digital transformation.
- Promote IT learning and education to foster a global digital-friendly society and increase the number of digital citizens.
- Interact and cooperate with various organizations, such as UN agencies, governmental bodies both domestic and overseas, local governments, and various private organizations.
By joining JAD-X, you will have the opportunity to collaborate and network with like-minded organizations and individuals who share our mission and vision for a better future. We invite you to join us and support our efforts to promote apprenticeship programs and digital transformation in Japan.
Thank you for your consideration.
The Japan Institute for Apprenticeship & Digital Transformation Association (JAD-X)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Q: Who can join JAD-X?
A: Any individual, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), government bodies, professional associations, or chamber of commerce and industry interested in promoting apprenticeship programs and digital transformation in Japan are welcome to join.
Q: How can I apply to join JAD-X?
A: Please contact us through our website to find the application form and submit it to our office. Our staff will review your application and follow up with you.
Q: What are the conditions for joining JAD-X?
A: There are specific conditions for joining JAD-X which are detailed in a specific document. Once you apply, we’ll review your application and if accepted we will send you the JAD-X Membership Rules document for your consideration. We expect members to share our mission and vision for promoting apprenticeship programs and digital transformation in Japan and commit to the success of all apprenticeship programs supported.
Q: Are there any membership fees?
A: Yes, there are membership fees, which vary depending on the membership category. The JAD-X Membership Rules document will detail every aspect of your commitment, including the financial one.
Q: What benefits do I get as a member of JAD-X?
A: Members of JAD-X have access to our network of like-minded individuals and organizations, receive our newsletter and updates on events and activities related to apprenticeship programs and digital transformation, and have the opportunity to participate in our research and advocacy initiatives.
Q: Can I participate in JAD-X events and activities as a non-member?
A: Yes, we welcome non-members to participate in our events and activities. However, members receive priority access and discounts on registration fees.
Q: Does JAD-X provide training and support for apprenticeship programs?
A: Yes, JAD-X provides a framework, toolbox, in-house and online seminars, train-the-trainer programs, mentor-the-mentors programs, coaching, and workshop facilitation for building and improving apprenticeship programs and ecosystems.
Q: Does JAD-X work with international organizations?
A: Yes, JAD-X works with various international organizations, such as UN agencies, to promote apprenticeship programs and digital transformation.
Q: Can JAD-X provide support for my organization’s apprenticeship program?
A: Yes, JAD-X provides support and advice for organizations engaged or willing to commit to apprenticeship and digital transformation. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.
Q: How can I learn more about JAD-X?
A: Please contact us to get updated though our dedicate mailing list, or contact us directly for more information.
Q: Can I join JAD-X if I am not located in Japan?
A: Yes, individuals and organizations located outside of Japan are welcome to join JAD-X and participate in our activities.
Q: What kind of research does JAD-X undertake?
A: JAD-X undertakes research related to apprenticeship programs and digital transformation, including best practices from around the world and their application in the Japanese context.
Q: What kind of advocacy does JAD-X engage in?
A: JAD-X engages in advocacy for apprenticeship programs and digital transformation, including promoting the benefits of these programs to government bodies and other stakeholders.
Q: How is JAD-X funded?
A: JAD-X is funded through membership fees, donations, and grants from government bodies and other organizations.
Q: Can I cancel my membership?
A: Yes, members can cancel their membership at any time by contacting our office. Read the JAD-X Membership Rules for technical detail.
Q: Can JAD-X help me find an apprenticeship program?
A: JAD-X does not directly provide apprenticeship programs. However, we can provide information and advice on how to find apprenticeship programs in Japan.
You can contact Product House Academy which is providing apprenticeship.
Q: Does JAD-X provide services in languages other than Japanese?
A: Yes, JAD-X provides services in English and other languages upon request.
Q: Can I participate in JAD-X if I am an individual rather than an organization?
A: Yes, individuals are welcome to join JAD-X as members and participate in our activities.
Q: How often does JAD-X hold events and activities?
A: JAD-X holds events and activities throughout the year, including seminars, workshops, and conferences. Please contact us directly for more information.
Q: How does JAD-X support the development of apprenticeship programs in Japan?
A: JAD-X provides a framework, toolbox, training, and support for building and improving apprenticeship programs and ecosystems, as well as research and advocacy for promoting the benefits of apprenticeship programs to government bodies and other stakeholders.
If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you to promote apprenticeship programs and digital transformation in Japan.