Intercultural Communication Center(ICC)Waseda University

【Sign Up Period Extended Until May 21, 12:00!】 ICC Outreach Program @Waseda University Junior High School (Nerima, Tokyo) (June)

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.

School: Waseda University Junior High School (Nerima-ku, Tokyo)

Date 1:  June 6 (Thu) 1:10 – 3:00pm

【Class】3rd grade junior high school students (50mins + 10mins break + 50mins)
【Capacity】4 International students & 4 Japanese students

Date 2: June 13 (Thu) 1:10 – 3:00pm

【Class】2nd grade junior high school students (50mins + 10mins break + 50mins)
【Capacity】4 International students & 4 Japanese students

★Students can apply to attend just one visit day or both!
By attending both Outreach visit days you can make more effective use of the lesson plan you have created by sharing it with more students!

Meeting Place

12:50pm @ Kamishakujii Station, Seibu Shinjuku Line
(Depart by 12:35 pm from Takadanobaba station)


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.


Register on Application form


May 21 (Tue.) 12:00pm, results announced on the same day
*Be sure to check your email throughout the afternoon on this date if you apply.


May 22 (Wed) 12:20-12:50pm Orientation @ Classroom 3-301 (3F Bldg.3)
May 30 (Thu) 12:20-12:50pm Lesson Plan Review Meeting @ Classroom 3-604 (6F Bldg.3)
June 6 (Thu) 1:10-3:00pm School visit 1
June 13 (Thu) 1:10-3:00pm School visit 2

*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.
*On June 3rd (Mon), ICC will be sending the PowerPoint files you submitted to the school. So please make sure you finish making your PPT file by this date.

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 (Japanese language only)
Foreign student’s perspective (Japanese language only)
Junior high school student’s perspective (Japanese language only)


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

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