High performing Year 10 state high school students will experience a 15-day program, enjoying school life and visiting cultural and historical sites in Hiroshima and Kyoto, Japan. Students will improve their language proficiency and engage in industry visits where they will see real life examples of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) applications.
This program is targeting students who would otherwise not have the opportunity to experience another culture in an international environment.
- 15-day program.
- The program is open to 13 Year 10 Queensland (state) high school students and provides the opportunity for students to experience a different culture and school life, and improve language skills.
- Two teacher chaperones will accompany the group for the duration of the program.
- Accommodation and most meals (homestay).
- Final itinerary and details will be provided in an information session or workshop which the successful students and their families are required to attend.
- Teacher chaperones will be required to assist with the program planning, selection of students and pre/post-departure tasks.
- Students must have parent/guardian consent to submit an application.
- Student applications need to be submitted via the school and only 1 student applications per school will be accepted.
- Return airfares
- Land travel
- Travel insurance
- Most meals
- Visa (if required)
Application period: Applications open October (the year before travel).
Travel period: December 2020
Applications for Year 10 students (PDF, 510KB) in the year of travel studying Japanese and STEM, with a strong interest in continuing language and STEM studies are now open. Applications close Wednesday 6 May 2020.
Applications for registered teachers (PDF, 494KB) from a Queensland (state) school are now open. Japanese language and STEM teachers are encouraged to apply. Applications close Wednesday 8 April 2020.
DE International—International Services
Phone: (07) 3513 5756