SIFA Junior High School

Study Abroad Homestay Program


Sponsor:Shikokuchuo International Friendship Association (SIFA) 

Support:Shikokuchuo City/ Board of Education      

Trip dates:Mid December to Early December for 11 days

Destination:New Zealand's Hillmorton Highschool or Orewa College

Participants:23 people, including 19 third year

                      junior high school students

                      3 students each from Kawanoe North, Kawanoe South,

                      Mishima East, Mishima West, Mishima South, Doi

                     1 student from Shingu

                     4 supervisors (2 SIFA board members, 1 JHS                                        teacher, 1 SIFA city hall staff member)

General Schedule

Late July

SIFA's Board of Directors decide on the participants, result mailed

Early Sept

Mid Sept~

Mid Nov

First information evening for the programme 

Pre-departure English and Performance classes (For all participants)

Departure ceremony (SIFA, guardians & students)

Mid Nov

Early Dec

New Zealand homestay programme (11 days)

Study with New Zealand students, homestay programme with NZ families

Winter Break

Late Jan

Research project (2 times)

Middle school exchange research project presentation