On September 30th, 1st year students had Yu-fa-z. They thought about new events which they thought would promote a local society friendly to people with multicultural background. They shared the ideas in groups and in class.
On September 26th, one of the research study groups in the business course, whose theme is Saijo Festival, put together parts of Danjiri, or a float for the local festival.
The following is a student's response to the question "What's your dream vacation?"
I want to go to an island during my summer vacation. I wanted to go to Hawaii before this lesson, but now, I want to go to the Philippines, because I was recommended to visit the country. The Philippines have more than 7,000 islands! So I want to visit all the islands with my friends!! I want to try surfing, swimming, scuba diving and so on.
From September 17th to 20th, Mr. Mukai and three graduate students from Ehime University visited us and gave advice on our research study. This visit is part of the trial program which involves graduate school students majoring in pedagogy in research study at high school.
On September 19th, students in the first year had a lecture on international understanding 2. They shared the ideas about events which they think will lead to the intercultural understanding in the local area. Then they got information about what kind of international events Saijo City offer to its citizens.