Centre for Continuing Education

Keiko Nishiyama


Keiko Nishiyama specialises in Japanese language education for adult learners and has been teaching in Sydney since 2010. She currently designs and provides interactive classes, based on a variety of learning goals called “can-do” goals, helping to create an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere for learners to improve their communication skills in Japanese.

After becoming qualified as a Japanese teacher in 2010, Keiko continued her professional development through her participation in the “Program of Designing Curriculum for the Teachers of the JF Japanese Language Courses” in 2011, 2013 and 2014 at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa in Japan. She completed her Advanced Training Program there in 2016.

Keiko has Masters degree in European Linguistics from the University of Freiburg (Germany) and in Modern Literature from the University of Grenoble III (France).