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In this age, society is changing at an accelerated rate and it is difficult to make predictions about the future. We need students to ask questions and aim for solutions on their own instead of passively dealing with changes, challenge themselves to create new value through cooperation with others, and have the ability to carve out the future.
At The Hitachi Global Foundation, we work to support the training of human resources in science and technology that will bear the next generation. In our programs, we have established the personality traits (creativity, curiosity, independence, and challenging spirit) and abilities (problem finding and solving ability) required for future human resources in science and technology, and defined these as Abilities to Innovate the Future.
Through being placed in long-term teams to tackle self-established problems based on the theme of solving school problems, students encounter the process of finding and solving problems multiple times.
This program aims to nurture these personality traits and abilities through independent and cooperative study.
Skill training to nurture and showcase personality traits and abilities
Project Based Learning (PBL) on solving school problems, making use of the personality traits and abilities trained in Phase 1
Through taking on game elements with cards featuring goals to study, shown in phases, growth is visualized while also helping students proactively develop their abilities, leading to an increase in desire to reach the next goal.
Using social innovation projects as examples, corporate lecturers (Hitachi Future Supporters) explain methods for actual problem solving, offer advice for students’ ideas, and support the students' problem-solving process.
Innovators Making Great Social Change
Future Innovators Making Great Changes to Schools