Intercultural Communication Center(ICC)Waseda University

【Sign Up Period: May 30~June 20】ICC’s Outreach Program @ Waseda-jitsugyo Elementary School (July 6)


I’m interested in teaching about my culture!
I’m thinking of teaching after graduation!
I want to try a volunteer activity!
I want to make new Japanese friends!
I like kids!

If any of these sound like you, then the ICC Outreach program is for you!

The ICC Outreach Program pairs Japanese and international students to work together to create a lesson plan for a class meant to promote cross-cultural understanding.
The lessons are then given at local Japanese elementary, junior, and senior high schools to help foster intercultural understanding among school students.

Details of the program will be explained by the ICC at an orientation.
Afterward, you and your partner will meet and work together to prepare the lesson plan until the day of the school visit.


Outreach Program Introduction Video



Waseda-jitsugyo Elementary School (Kokubunji, Tokyo)

【Date & Time】

July 6 (Wed) 8:50am – 12:15pm
*Meeting time and place: 8:30am @ Kokubunji Station (JR Chuo-Line)


3rd and 4th grade elementary school students (teaching the same lesson in two different classes, about 35 students in each class).


Introduce your country and culture
(Create and practice a lesson plan together with your partner, then carry it out at the school)


Waseda Students who are able to participate in all the meetings and the actual school visit and perform required duties.


3 Japanese students, 3 international students


Register online via MyWaseda
[Application forms and Questionnaires] – [Fill Out Application Forms] – [ICCアウトリーチ2016年7月早実小 / ICC Outreach July 2016 Waseda-jitsugyo]


June 20 (Mon), 9:00am, results announced on the same day
*Be sure to check your email throughout the day on this date if you apply.


Jun. 22 (Wed)     12:20-12:50pm     Orientation @ICC
Jun. 29 (Wed)     12:20-12:50pm     Lesson plan review meeting @ICC

*Participation 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.

【Class materials, transportation fee】

Transportation expenses and lesson plan materials (paper, color copies, etc) will be provided by the ICC.


Participants will be decided after considering your reasons for applying, and also according to the details/requests from the host schools.

【Participant responsibility】

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.

Participant Experiences

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)


TEL: 03-5286-3990   E-mail: [email protected]

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Waseda-jitsugyo Elementary School (Kokubunji, Tokyo)


Fri, 20 May 2016

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