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Global Classmates Program by Kizuna Across Cultures

Kizuna Across Cultures is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 Global Classmates program!

Global Classmates is a 6-month virtual exchange program between Japanese and American high school students. In order to be considered for the program, please complete the online application (link below) no later than Friday, April 12th. Please note that submission of the application does not guarantee participation in the program.

You can find more about KAC and Global Classmates below:

About KAC:

About Global Classmates:

Global Classmates application link:

FY2023 Global Classmates had 39 schools participating from Japan and the US. We are planning to run the 2024 program with a similar scale. We can’t wait to work with you and your students!

Application details (Please refer to the Global Classmates Recruitment Guidelines for more information):

Requirements for Participation

A designated teacher and students gather for at least one hour per week, from September to the following February, to engage in exchange activities,
Students share photos and videos with their paired high school students in Japan, and
Provide one computer or table per student

Application flow:

After applying through the designated application page, our KAC staff will conduct a telephone interview with applicants.

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