Call for participation in “Artmile International Collaborative Learning (AICL) 2020”

JAM is calling for participation in “Artmile International Collaborative Learning 2020 -Co-create a Future with children in the countries/regions participating in TOKYO 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games”

<Official endorsement>
This project 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.


<Aim of the project>
Japan Art Mile (JAM) implements Artmile International Collaborative Learning, 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.

<WHAT is Artmile International Collaborative Learning>
– FLOW of the learning
– EFFECT of the learning
– IMPACT of the learning

<Theme of the learning>
Students of paired schools select a learning theme from 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and research and share what are problems on each side, and discuss what they can do to solve the problems together to achieve the goal.

<How to learn with partners abroad>
JAM provides an online forum to each pair as a communication tool, where students share, exchange and discuss their research and opinions throughout the project.

<Goal 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 their message of peace and sustainable development.

How to Apply

[Application period] March 2nd – April 24th, 2020
[Participation Admission] May, 2020
[Implementation period] June 2020- March 2021
[Target] students of elementary, secondary and high schools and colleges
[Number of acceptance] 100 schools/classes
[Cost] No registration fee yet actual shipping cost for sending a completed mural back to Japan
[How to apply]  APPLICATION FORM: AICL2020   
    Download the APPLICATION FORM and send A and B to <>
      A: a form of original WORD data
      B: a form with a signature of the principal (doc, pdf or jpg)
[Contact] Any question is welcome to <>

Notify admission

After receiving your Application Form, JAM will ask you to submit ENTRY SHEET. JAM will make a decision of your participation, referring to your Application Form and Entry Sheet. In MAY JAM will inform you if your school is admitted or not BY EMAIL.