School Exchange International Forum
The School Exchange International Forum will be held as follows. All those who are interested in international understanding education and school exchange activities are welcome to attend.
1 Date and Time: 30 July 2005 (Sat.) 13:00-17:00
2 Place: Hiroshima Garden Palace 1-15 Hikarimachi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima City.
3 Participation Fee: Free
4 Audience: Open to any interested person, but if you would like to attend please send an e-mail or fax per details below.
5 Program: Opening Addresses (13:00-13:15)
* Address by Tomoyuki Kobara, representative of the Global Partnership School Center (GPSC)
* Address by President Taizo Muta, Hiroshima University
* Address by Associate Professor C. Ledford, East Carolina University
Ceremony to Announce Completion of the GPSC Website (13:15-14:30)
* Construction of the website.
* Introduction of school exchange activities (from Attached Shinonome Junior High School, Attached Mihara Primary School and Attached Mihara Junior High School).  

Symposium (14:45-16:45)
Cultivating Global Citizenship: Possibilities and Challenges for School Exchange
* Coordinators
Professor Seiji Fukuzawa, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University
Professor Hideki Yonekawa, Director, International Student Center, Osaka Kyoiku University
* Panelists
David Jones (US - Japan Foundation Associate Director)
Youko Takagi, Director, JEAN
Associate Professor Carolyn Ledford, College of Education, East Carolina University
Professor Emeritus Shuichi Nakayama, Hiroshima University, Director of Heiwa Koken NGOs Hiroshima

Closing Address (16:45-17:00)

A party will be held after the forum (17:30-19:00).
We hope that many of you will be able to attend (expected cost is 6000 yen).
For further information and applications:
Please provide us with the following information when applying:
1. Name, 2. Affiliation, 3. Address, telephone number and e-mail address for correspondence,
4. Whether you wish to attend the party or not.

Office for the School Exchange International Forum
Telephone and Facsimile: 082-424-7190 (direct)