Tokyo International Kindercare was developed by a group of passionate parents and educational leaders that were concerned about the rigorous demands the future will place on the children of tomorrow.

Looking out on the current educational landscape, they saw international educational systems in Japan unready to meet the diverse needs of the future. It was of their belief that change was needed.

A world-class education should be accessible by all the children living in Japan. It was with this in mind that TIK was born.

At TIK we believe that children’s education should prepare them to successfully create their own path in life, rather than simply following the paths of those that came before them. This is why we adopt a “whole-child” educational approach that aims at creating morally and socially upright creative global leaders. It is with these attributes that children will be able to grow up to not only actualize their own dreams, but to carry on the hope and vision we all have for a brighter tomorrow.

The TIK Experience

Choosing an early education center can be one of the most difficult and stressful choices for a family. Every parent wants the best for their child, and knows that choosing the right school can build the foundation for a lifetime of success, but there are so many questions to consider:

  • Does the school have a holistic educational approach and curriculum that focuses on developing my child not only intellectually, but also physically, emotionally, socially, and aesthetically?
  • Does the staff maintain daily communication with parents and treat them as partners?
  • Does the school have small teacher to child ratios and promote an environment that is family-like and permeated with strong values and character building?
  • How much access will I have to my child while they are learning? Will I ever be able to join activities with them at school, and how can I know that they are always safe?
  • Will I be able to afford it, and how much value will I be getting for my money?
  • Will the school schedule be able to fit my busy work schedule, and what happens if my work schedule changes on short notice?


Choosing an early education center can be one of the most difficult and stressful choices for a family. Every parent wants the best for their child. The question you may be asking yourself is… why TIK?

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*Age 18 months – 2.4 years

*Age 2.5 to 3.5 years

*Age 3.6 to 4.9 years

*Age 5 to 6 years


At TIK we hope to alleviate the stress and fear of choosing an early education center by providing a family-like environment that is warm, open, friendly, fun, and safe. Our dedicated and passionate educational professionals provide world-class educational programming and care that aims at not only developing children holistically, but also reinforcing and building upon a strong sense of values and character that all parents want to see within their children.

Additionally, TIK aims to be one of the most affordable and convenient early educational centers in Japan. The cost and quality of our programs simply cannot be matched anywhere else. We even offer extended care programming that runs until 8pm to meet the diverse needs of the busiest working professionals. We pride ourselves on being a “family center” and encourage parental participation and involvement in many of our programs. Parents are updated on their child’s progress on a daily basis and enjoy the peace of mind of having constant access to their child’s school life via a secure live video feed that can be accessed from any smart phone, tablet, or PC.