Our Story

Established in 2015, KomaKids Program is a cross-cultural program aiming at fostering Global Competence for elementary school student through media creation. Student are encouraged to reflect back on their culture and present their ideas through creative media works such as Stop motion animation, Pen pal letter and real-time show and tell. Then, feel and learn about foreign culture through other countries works. We are now running the program under the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Education program " World Friendship Project" with Yanagida elementary school ( Tokyo), together with Brazilian community school in Japan, Thai school and other countries.

PROJECT MEMBERS

Komkid Topoklang
Project Manager & Representative
Professor Keiko Okawa
Project Consultant 
Senior Assistant Professor Marcos Sadao Maekawa
Project Consultant 
Hera Cheng
Project Member

PROJECT PROPOSAL

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Publications & Presentation

2016 The 18th UNESCO-APEID International Conference in Bangkok

2018 The 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education

Designing Innovative Global Education Approaches with ICT and New Media

KomaKids: Promoting Global Competence Through Media Creation in Elementary School

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2018 Presentations at UNESCO MGIEP's international conference (Visakhapatnam, India)

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2019 Reimagine Education Awards Shortlist nominate for K-12 Best Project (London,UK)

2020 SXSW EDU Exhibition showcase (Texas, USA)

Media メディア

2016 Kita-ward Press Release and Facebook page

2016 Yahoo! Japan News 

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2017 Mainichi Newspaper | 毎日新聞 (2017/3/5)

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2017 Kita-ward Cable TV | 北区ケーブルテレビ (2017/2/14)

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