Their Stories in Japan

Schools from around the world share their experiences of educational travel in Japan.

St Eugene College (Oceania)

school exchange
Itinerary Tokyo, Nagano and Kyoto
Age of Students 16-18 years old
Learning Themes Traditional culture / Japanese food / Natural environment
School Exchange Ueda Western High School
Teacher
I would like to have lots of experiences in the land of beauty and wonder of nature.
Student
Homestay and school exchange in Japan deepened my knowledge of culture and words, and expanded my horizons.

Nevers High School (Europe)

Age of Students 16-18 years old
School Exchange Saginomiya Metropolitan High School (Tokyo)
Teacher
I wanted our students to get a genuine taste of Japanese high school life by having the same exprience Japanese students.
Student
Kendo, a traditional type of Japanese martial art, was the most interesting part. What a shocking experience!

La Union School (South America)

Age of Students 16-18 years old
School Exchange Saitama University Education Department Affiliated Junior High School (Saitama)
Teacher
By using Japanese in Japan and communicating with students of their age, I hope they will realize their identities as descendants of the Japanese people.
Student
By spending time with Japanese students, I learned to respect people of different cultures and ways of thinking!

National Pingtung Senior High School (Asia)

Age of Students 16-18 years old
School Exchange Nara Kenritsu Takada High School (Nara Prefecture)
Teacher
I want the students to directly experience and feel the differences between Taiwan and Japan, and thereby have a chance to reexamine and reflect on themselves.
Student
I was deeply impressed by Japanese high school students’ active interactions, which contradicted my impressions before my visit.

Hsinchu Hsiang Shan Municipal High School (Asia)

Age of Students 16-18 years old
School Exchange Chiba Prefecture Awa Takushin High School (Chiba Prefecture)
Teacher
Japan offers reliable planning, and distinct regional cultures. The high moral consciousness of Japanese students serves as a model for Taiwanese students. Through international exchanges, I hope students can cultivate national identities!
Student
Spending time with elderly ladies. Praying at shrines. Writing calligraphy at school. There are many opportunities to learn and experience Japanese history and traditional culture.