WORLD SCHOOL FORUM 2014 • Vladivostok, Russia • September 15th – 27th • Theme: Clothing: Tradition and Innovation. WORLD SCHOOL OBJECTIVES Masaki Matsudaira created World School in 1997 with the following vision: A World Without Boarders A Forum for Youth from the World A widening of Horizons Youth embracing different global perspectives Lasting friendships MAIN ACTIVITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Bonding Activities Debates Preparation Debates Visits related to the theme Cultural visits Home stay Country Presentations: related to the theme and cultural performances 8. Games PREPARATION TASKS By the end of May • Debate Research • PowerPoint Presentation: Country Presentation related to the theme. • Canadian Booth: Related to the theme. • Traditional Performance: singing and/or dancing. Summer time and second week of September • Scrapbook about our way of life in Canada. • Meeting with the Previous Canadian Delegations. WORLD SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS Personal requirements Total Grade Average: +80% Strong Organizational Skills Strong Communication Skills Team Work Ability Independent Work Ability Respect of deadlines Ability to cope with change and differences REQUIREMENTS Personal commitments Before WS: Preparation Tasks During WS: Best Behavior as Canadian and Trafalgar Representatives After WS: • Reflection Video • Video for the Assembly • WS Board 2014 + Pictures • Open House • Previous Delegations Supper EXPENSES All expenses during World School are covered by the Kanto International School Educational Foundation. ① Student Plane Ticket + 1/3 of the teacher’s ticket ② Insurances (Health and Trip Cancellation + Modification) ③ Gifts for Homestay Family ④ Canada Booth Small items ⑤ Pocket Money CANDIDATE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Candidate Letter of Presentation (Anonymous) - Word Printed Document. Name on a sheet of paper at the back of your letter. - Min. 200 words, max. 300 words, double spaced - Answer these two questions: Why would you like to go to WS? Why would you be a good candidate for WS? 2. Research and PPT (Anonymous) TOPIC: Environment and Clothing. Tradition and Innovation. 3. Individual Interview 4. Group Interview/Team Activity Session UDAČI! World School… WHERE WE STAND AS ONE.