|Schedule：||July 31 (Tue) - August 1 (Wed) ＜1 night, 2 days＞|
|Place：||Karuizawa, Kitasakagun, Nagano Prefecture|
|Eligibility:||Waseda students (See below for details)|
|Registration：||Required (See below for details)|
Get paired with a Japanese partner and visit a Japanese school to teach children
about your culture!
ICC's Outreach Program usually takes place at schools in and around Tokyo, but for
this special Outreach, Waseda students will be able to visit a school in lovely
Details of the program will be explained to participants at an orientation meeting
where you also meet your partner for planning and preparing a lesson for the visit.
The Outreach Program is ideal for those interested in cross-cultural education,
volunteering, exchange with a Japanese student, practicing public speaking, or
teaching after graduation. We look forward to your application!
*What is the ICC Outreach Program?
The ICC Outreach Program pairs Japanese and international students to work together
to create a lesson plan and materials for a class meant to promote cross-cultural
understanding. The lessons are given at local or regional Japanese elementary, junior,
and senior high schools to help foster intercultural understanding among school students.
＜Place＞: Karuizawa, Kitasakagun, Nagano Prefecture
Dates: July 31 (Tue) - August 1 (Wed) ＜1 night, 2 days＞
Class: 5th and 6th grade elementary school students in Karuizawa
Content: Introduce your country and culture
(Create and practice a lesson plan together with your partner,
then carry it out at the school)
Eligibility: Waseda Students who are able to participate in all meetings
and the actual school visit, and who are willing to perform
the required duties
Places available: 4 students
Expenses:The school in Nagano will pay for transportation to the school,
lodging (Karuizawa seminar house, 1 night), dinner on July 31st,
breakfast and lunch on August 1st.
Transportation back to Tokyo and other meals are the responsibility of the applicant.
＜Example Transportation fees＞
Shinkansen: Karuizawa to Tokyo (approx. 6,000yen, 5,500yen after student discount)
approx. 70 minutes
Highway Bus: Karuizawa to Tokyo (approx. 2,000-2,500yen), approx 2.5 hours
*Karuizawa Seminar House
Registration Process: Register online from Waseda-net Portal
"Waseda-net Portal" → "System Services" → "Applications"
ICC Outreach: Elementary Schools in Karuizawamachi (Jul. 31 - Aug. 1) 】"
Registration Deadline: June 9th (Mon), 9:00am
Result Announcement: June 9th (Mon)
*Be sure to check your email throughout the day
on this date if you apply.
Schedule:July 11th (Wed) 12:20～12:50pm Orientation@ICC lounge
July 18th (Wed) 9:00am Lesson plan 1st draft submission deadline by email
July 20th (Fri) 12:20～12:50pm Meeting (lesson plan review)@ICC lounge
July 27th (Fri) 9:00am Lesson Plan 2nd draft submission deadline by email
July 30th (Mon) 12:20～12:50pm Last Meeting@ICC lounge
July 31st (Tue) Afternoon Depart for Karuizawa
Aug. 1st (Wed) School visit
*Please note that attendance is required at all meetings.
*In addition to the above meetings, it is necessary to meet several times
with your assigned partner in order to plan, prepare, and practice the lesson.
*Lesson plan materials (paper, color copies, etc.) will be provided by the ICC.
*Participants will be decided after reviewing their reasons for applying,
and also according to the details/requests from the host schools.
Note: Although this is a volunteer program, participants will be teaching
a class at a scheduled time and school, and so dropping out of the
program or being late is not acceptable. Participants are
expected to be present and on time for all meetings in order
to ensure the program runs smoothly.
◆Japan's and My Own Culture with Eyes Toward the Future Visiting an
elementary school in Tokyo (English article)
◆Japanese student's perspective on Outreach (Japanese language only）
Inquiries: TEL: 03-5286-3990 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org