Intercultural Communication Center (ICC)Waseda University

【Sign Up Period: Jan. 9 ~ Feb. 10】 ICC’s Outreach Program @ Waseda Jitsugyo Primary School (Feb. 26)


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.
Afterwards, you and your partner will meet and work together to prepare the lesson plan until the day of the school visit.


Waseda Jitsugyo Primary School (Kokubunji, Tokyo)

Date & Time

Feb. 26 (Wed) 8:30am – 12:15pm
*Meeting time and place: 8:10am @ 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)


3 Japanese students, 3 international students
(A lottery will be held if applicants exceed the capacity)


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


Register online via MyWaseda (Click here!)


Feb. 10 (Mon), 9:00am, results announced on the same day
*Be sure to check your email throughout the day on this date if you apply.


Feb. 12 (Wed), 12:20-12:50pm. Orientation @ Classroom 506, Bldg. 22 (5F), Waseda Campus.
Feb. 19 (Wed), 12:20-12:50pm. Lesson plan review MTG @ Classroom 506, Bldg. 22 (5F), Waseda Campus.
*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 will be provided by the school. Lesson plan materials (paper, color copies, etc) can 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:

International student’s perspective: Experiencing teaching at affiliated schools of Waseda University
Japanese student’s perspective: A truly new and unique experience
Junior high school student’s perspective: Feeling the necessity of English ability through intercultural experience


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

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Waseda Jitsugyo Primary School (Kokubunji, Tokyo)


Wed, 08 Jan 2020

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