The 3rd School Exchange International Forum
The 3rd 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: Saturday, June 9, 2007 from 13:00 to 17:30
2 Place:

The Hiroshima Garden Palace
*(Add) 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 Dean Masaki Sakagoshi, Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University
(1)Practical activities report (13:15-14:30)
  1)"Experiencing International Exchange in Kindergarten"
    Ms. Miyuki Suhama, Teacher, Mihara Attached Kindergarten, Hiroshima University
  2)"Teddybear Project"
    Mr. Masaya Hayashi, Teacher, Mitsujo Elementary School, Higashi-Hiroshima City
  3) "Super Science High School Students' Research Presentation in the USA "
    Mr. Shingo Kubota, Teacher, Hiroshima Kokutaiji Senior High School, Hiroshima
  4) "Experience-based Education Research and Practice in the USA"
    Mr. Takaya Kohyama, Associate Professor, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Education

(2) Symposium (14:45-17:15)
  "The Cultivation of Global Minded Faculty: From Local to Global"
  * Coordinator
    Mr. Tomoyuki Kobara, Professor, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Education
    Mr. Seiji Fukuzawa, Professor, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Education
  * Panelists
    Ms. Carolyn Ledford, East Carolina University, "Japanese School Visits According to Teaching Fellows"
    Mr. Bradford Walker, North Carolina University, Wilmington, "American School Visits According to Japanese University Students"
    Ms. Lois Petrovich-Mwaniki, Western Carolina University, "Expectations of American Students in Japanese-language Programs"
    Ms. Yumiko Ono, Professor, Naruto University of Education, School Education Department, "The Cultivation of Global Minded Faculty"
    Mr. Hideki Yonekawa, Professor and Head of the International Student Center, Osaka University of Education, Education Department, "The Development and Evaluation of Training Programs to Cultivate Global Minded Faculty"

Closing Address (17:15-17:30)

A party will be held after the forum (17:30-19:30).
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)