10th Ambassadors of Peace Network information
Photo source: 9th APN, 2017 (by GNT)
KUMON Public Relations; Global Network Team (GNT) together with the cooperation from EIC Cafe KANSAI members will be organizing the 10th Ambassadors of Peace Network (APN) event next March, 2018. The 10th APN hopes to bring together as many past English Immersion Camp (EIC) participants (2001-2017), camp leaders and staff as possible. It will be an opportunity to meet old and new friends while updating each others present situation and reliving the memories of EIC. In addition while we continue to strengthen our relationship and network, we also hope participants will come together to share ideas, skills, means and ability to bring about positive change to individual and world through this event.
This is definitely an event you do not want to miss. We are looking forward to your application.
Let’s all join APN together!
Date & Time
Sunday, 25th March 2018 10:30 – 17:00 (Reception will start at 10:00)
Kumon Kyouiku Kaikan, Kumon Hall (5-10 min walk from (JR) Shin-Osaka Station or Midosuji (subway))
Address: Nishi-Nakajima 5-6-6 Yodogawa-Ku, Osaka-Shi Osaka , 532-8511 JAPAN
＊There will be staff waiting ONLY at the JR Shin-Osaka station.
A letter will be sent to remind those who have applied for APN about 2 weeks before the actual event day.
- To share skills, ideas, means and ability to bring about positive change to individual and the world.
- To strengthen the EIC network.
- To provide an opportunity to reconfirm own growth or set higher goals
Photo source: 9th APN 2017 (GNT)
Do you know what is globalization? It is the process of interaction and intergration of people across the world. It is not new. It has been going on for many years. It affect people’s culture, the environment, information technology, politics, economy and even human physical wellbeing all over the world. How has globalization affect you, your family, community and your country? We cannot stop globalization but we can work together to shape the world we want to be, to build a globalization of cooperation, solidarity and respect for our common planet environment.
English & Japanese (English will be the main language with the support from camp leaders and friends)
Main will be Past EIC participants (Children & Camp Leaders)
＊(Other EIC family members, Kumon Instructors, Kumon staff, EIC Staff and Guest are welcome to join this event)
1,000 Yen (For all past EIC partcipants and camp leaders. Lunch is included)
＊Others are free (Lunch will be own responsibility. There is eating space in the event place)
* Panel Discussion
* Speech Contest (more information see below)
* Kumon Thailand (Chiangmai) Exchange
* UNESCO Bangkok, Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
* Global Network Team English Activities (2017 – 2018 Updates)
(For those who cannot attend the event, you can follow us through live stream or send us VDO messages. Further details please contact GNT)
How to apply
For past participants:
For Camp Leaders:
Regarding Camp Leaders terms and conditions please refer to the attached email.
Sunday, 18th February 2018
About Speech Contest
At this years’ APN we will hold a speech contest for participants for the first time.
There will be two categories. Elementary and Junior-High school students.
Title: [Why is English important to you?]
* (Category) Elementary school students
Title: [What does living in a global society mean to you?]
* (Category) Junior-High school students
・Present without looking at the script
・Make it interesting and easy to understand for listener (using of power point is optional)
① Application & presentation guidelines (separate form)
② All applicants will be able to receive feedback and certificate of participation
③ Best 5 applicants from each category will be selected and assinged a mentor (camp leader) to receive
④ The best 5 selected speakers will be presenting on the APN day (March 25th) and have the opportunity to
practice with the mentor before APN day (March 24th, Saturday from afternoon)
Application Deadline: February 18th, 2018
How to apply:
Please click the link below:
Kumon Institute of Educational Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Department, Global Network Team
Kumon Kyoiku Kaikan
Nishi-Nakajima 5-6-6 Yodogawa-Ku,
Osaka-Shi, Osaka, 532-8511
☎TEL：06-6838-2683 FAX：06-6838-2664 (weekdays 9:30～17:30)
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