Diverse Link Tokyo Edu

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).

Diverse Link Tokyo Edu

Conceptual Overview PDF (PDF: 700 KB)

Diverse Link Tokyo Edu Partnerships with External Organizations

Signing of MOUs with Trade and Investment Queensland and Queensland University of Technology Regarding Diverse Link Tokyo Edu (2019)

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.

1. Objective

To affirm that the signing parties acknowledge the concept of the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education's "Diverse Link" and are willing to collaborate.

2. Signing Parties and Key Points

(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.


MOU regarding Diverse Link Tokyo Edu signed by New Zealand's Auckland University of Technology (2019)

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.

1. Objective

To affirm that the signing party acknowledges the concept of the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education's "Diverse Link" and is willing to collaborate.

2. Signing Party

Auckland University of Technology (MOU signed on August 9, 2019)

3. Key Points

(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.


The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (University of Tokyo) concluded a MOU with the "Diverse Link Tokyo Edu" initiative (2019).

On September 27th, 2019, the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education concluded a MOU between The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (University of Tokyo) and the "Diverse Link Tokyo Edu (Diverse Link)."

1. Objective

Offering a variety of educational opportunities at schools in the Tokyo Metropolitan educational system, this MOU will provide education venues to foster a young generation with a more global awareness compatible with the emerging era.

2. Signing Party

The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, at The University of Tokyo (September 27th, 2019)

3. Key Points

(1) Provide educational opportunities for students in the Tokyo Metropolitan educational system taking advantage of the educational and research resources at The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (University of Tokyo)
(2) Faculty and students at The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (University of Tokyo) will provide support for students and faculty in the Tokyo Metropolitan educational system conducting research studies.


Diverse Link Tokyo Edu MOUs Signed to Date

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
The Research Center for Advanced Science September 27, 2019

Diverse Link Tokyo Edu Initiatives

"Tokyo Leading Academy" special trial seminar held by the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education, Queensland University of Technology, and the Research Center for Advanced Research and Technology, The University of Tokyo

1st Tokyo High School Student International Conference Held