In 2019 the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education began implementing its "Diverse Link Tokyo Edu" initiative designed to provide more advanced and more creative inquiry-based learning through social and worldwide relationships in order to foster a more global citizenship compatible with the new era.
This initiative was selected as a project to support the building of the WWL (World Wide Learning) Consortium, a new 2019 endeavor sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).
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On the 25th and 27th of June, 2019, MOUs were signed by Trade and Investment Queensland and Queensland University of Technology regarding "Diverse Link Tokyo Edu" ('Diverse Link').
These were the first individual Diverse Link MOUs to be signed.
To affirm that the signing parties acknowledge the concept of the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education's "Diverse Link" and are willing to collaborate.
(1) Trade and Investment Queensland's Study Queensland * (MOU signed on June 25, 2019)
Study Queensland offers to support Diverse Link in its state universities with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)
*Study Queensland is the division of the state government which has jurisdiction over university education.
(2) Queensland University of Technology (MOU signed on June 27, 2019)
The teaching staff of the Queensland University of Technology will support both in-class and online education of students in state-run high schools.
On August 15, 2019, the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education signed an MOU with the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand regarding Diverse Link Tokyo Edu ("Diverse Link").
This was the third individual MOU signed regarding Diverse Link.
To affirm that the signing party acknowledges the concept of the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education's "Diverse Link" and is willing to collaborate.
Auckland University of Technology (MOU signed on August 9, 2019)
(1) The teaching staff of the Auckland University of Technology will support both in-class and online education of students in state-run high schools.
(2) The Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education and the Auckland University of Education will work together in implementing this collaborative partnership.
|Signing Party||Date MOU Signed|
|Trade and Investment Queensland||June 25, 2019|
|Queensland University of Technology (Australia)||June 27, 2019|
|Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand)||August 15, 2019|