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Hiroshima symposium on boarding schools

A symposium on boarding schools is scheduled to be held in Hiroshima on Feb. 2. Admission is free, and simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available.

Next Educational Environment Development is hosting the symposium, “The Actual School Lives at Boarding Schools in the World, and the Future Education — the Reason Why Boarding Schools Are Chosen in the U.K. and Their Possibilities in Japan.” It will take place in the Tenpyo Room on the third floor of Hotel Granvia Hiroshima, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.).

Ikuko Tsuboya-Newell, the chair of Tokyo International School, will deliver a speech,

“Education in Japan, Education in the World.”

Additionally, John Baugh, former headmaster of Oxford’s Dragon School, and David Booke, former vice principal of the United World College of the Atlantic and a senior consultant for the Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education will deliver presentations.”

For details and registration, please visit www.need-japan.com/seminar.html. Application deadline is Jan. 26.

This content is compiled by JT Media Enterprise Division.