Advice on child development (Cosmos Hotline)


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This hotline is available for any questions or advice regarding pre-school/elementary school/junior high school/high school/special school students, their guardians and family, or from educational professionals. *Consultations in Japanese only, please.

Cosmos Hotline (Kosumosu Daiyaru)

For example:

  • My child is extremely stubborn
  • I’m worried about my child’s sight/hearing
  • I’m worried about my child’s speech development
  • My child is always restless
  • My child’s studies are failing/taking too much time/neglecting certain subjects
  • My child is having trouble interacting with people
  • Trouble raising my child

How to contact this service

  • You may either visit the General Education Center in person, or call on the phone. In-person visits are as a rule done with three parties: the student in question, their guardian, and an educational professional. Please feel free to contact us.
    When visiting in person, we ask that families, schools, or BOEs call in advance to reserve an appointment.
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm (Closed on holidays)
  • All consultations are free of charge. Strictly confidential.

General Education Center of Iwate

Japanese name: 岩手県立総合教育センター (Iwate Kenritsu Sougou Kyouiku Sentaa)
Address: Hanamaki-shi, Kitayuguchi, 2-82-1
Japanese address: 花巻市北湯口第2地割82番1
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Phone (general reception): 0198-27-2711


Office of International Affairs, Department of Homeland Promotion
(020-8570) 10-1 Uchimaru, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, JAPAN
Phone number:019-629-5765 Facsimile:019-629-5254
You can access our question form here.