Call for participation in Artmile International Collaborative Learning 2024
#Please download the APPLICATION FORM below to apply.
<AIM OF THE PROJECT>
Japan Art Mile implements Artmile International Collaborative Learning (AICL), aiming at cultivating global citizens who respect diverse cultures, have a global perspective and take actions to build peace and drive sustainable development in collaboration with people with different cultural backgrounds.
Artmile International Collaborative Learning 2024 is endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and cooperated by Japan International Cooperation Agency.
<WHAT IS AICL>
AICL is a project-based learning that allows students to interactively and collaboratively learn about the issues facing the world today and think together solutions and their future.
<THEME OF THE LEARNING>
You can discuss and decide a common learning theme with your partner. What is your students’ interest or an issue in your local area? Please think about which one among 17 SDGs it can be related to and set the related goal as a learning theme.
<HOW TO COMMUNICATE>
Students use Online Forum JAM provides as a communication tool, sharing their research with their partners, discussing how to solve their challenges and thinking together about what they can do for their better future, throughout the project.
<OUTCOMES OF THE LEARNING>
Students co-create a mural (1.5m by 3.6m) by drawing halves (one by a Japanese school, the other by their partner school abroad) with a message as their learning outcome.
<HOW TO IMPLEMENT>
Please refer to AICL CURRICULUM MODEL in implementing this project in your classroom.
If you do not fit into this curriculum schedule because your school year begins at a different time, please contact us in advance. <email@example.com>
How to Apply
Please read this before applying.
[Application period] March 1st – April 19th 2024
[Implementation period] June 2024 – March 2025
[Target] Students of elementary, secondary and high schools and colleges
[Number of acceptance] 100 schools/classes
[Cost] No registration fee yet need actual shipping cost for sending a completed mural back to Japan
APPLICATION FORM Please download
Send the A and B forms to <firstname.lastname@example.org> by Email.
A: a form of original WORD data
B: a form with a signature of the principal (doc, pdf or jpg)
[Participation Admission] May, 2024 (informed by email)
[Contact] Any question is welcome to <email@example.com> .
Notify participation approval
After you send Application Form, you are expected to submit “Requirement to Participants” “Entry Sheet” and “Survey Sheet”. JAM will make a decision of your participation, referring to your Application Form and the other documents.
In May JAM will inform applicants by E-mail if the school is admitted or not.
Attribution of the mural
The murals will be presented to JAM and JAM will take appropriate custody of them.
For the purpose of promoting the AICL project, JAM reserves the copyright to exhibit the murals and to make and distribute the copies.
When you implement this project, about 2 lessons per week will be necessary. As it depends on the duration of one lesson, please feel free to contact us <firstname.lastname@example.org> if you have any questions.
If you do not fit into the schedule below because you have summer holiday in July and August, please contact us <email@example.com>. We are ready to give you some advice about how to adjust the original schedule and arrange your schedule.
|Call for participation / Decide participant schools
|Call for participation.
|Accept applications: March 1st – April 19th, 2024
|Decide participant schools and introduce your partner school.
|Prepare for the collaborative learning
|Introduce your students to the AICL project and SDGs.
|Implement the collaborative learning
|(Teachers discuss a common theme and arrange a common schedule with the partner)
Research the learning theme chosen from SDGs.
|Share with your partner the research and the challenges your students discovered.
|Discuss the challenges and solutions, think about their future and make a message of the united thoughts.
|Japanese students draw a half of the mural, expressing the message.
|Your students draw the other half to complete the mural.
|Reflect on the whole learning and evaluate oneself.