Osaka YMCA
International School

2022

Year: 2022

Finding Our Ikigai

When I started learning Japanese, I began with the basics.

Saying hello, thank you, ordering food. That kind of thing. And then I bumped into a word that made me

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Fostering Independence in Children

In late March of 2022 Japan’s hit program 初めてのおつかい was elevated to the global stage, re-branded as Netflix’s Old Enough. The premise is simple: a toddler, typically between 2 and

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What Makes an IB School Different?

One of the most popular questions I am asked by parents is ‘what makes an IB school different from other schools?
Firstly, IB schools specifically aim to make students more

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Students hold a jewelry fundraiser

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) recently completed an evaluation of Osaka YMCA International School (OYIS). It found that measures were in place to support inclusive education and

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WASC Praises Osaka School

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) recently completed an evaluation of Osaka YMCA International School (OYIS). It found that measures were in place to support inclusive education and

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Osaka Students can sit SATs

Students in Osaka City are now able to take internationally-recognized tests as they prepare for university.
Osaka YMCA International School (OYIS) has just been given permission to host Scholastic Assessment

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The Silver Lining

If there is any silver lining to the last several years, it has been that we have been given time to really understand what we value in life. For me,

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summer intensives

Summer Intensives 2022

We’d love for you to join us this summer at the OYIS Summer Intensives. For three weeks, we will be exploring Art, Books & Authors, and Superheroes.

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日本語と英語と生きるということ

言語を学ぶことはその言語を文化理解するだけではなく受容することであるから、異なる見方や価値観に対して敏感かつ寛容になれるのは、異なる文化を行き来する間に経験する葛藤や混乱のおかげなのかもしれないとも思っている。

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Sports Day at OYIS

Sports Day was an event that brought togetherness to our OYIS community. Parent involvement and teacher collaboration made the day especially successful.

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Amy and her Grandma

Trauma and Resilience

My homecoming wasn’t some moral or spiritual victory. I had managed to escape where others couldn’t and I was lucky. I also worked really hard. I took advantage of the

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collaboration science

Collaboration in STEM

The group 4 project is an interdisciplinary activity in which all Diploma Programme science students must participate. The intention is that students from the different group 4 subjects (Physics, Chemistry

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video games and kids

Are Video Games Educational?

What, if any, are the applications for video games in educational settings when they are created with the sole purpose of entertainment and making ever-greater sales and turning an ever

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Making Projects Personal at OYIS

Inquiry works best when people are pursuing something they are truly passionate about, and Personal Project gives them the freedom to do just that. Furthermore, because projects are often directly

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diversity

Neurodiversity & Inclusion

Neurodiversity is a term that came out of the Autistic Rights Movement and it was coined in about the late 1990s. Judy Singer, a sociologist in Australia, was autistic and

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