May 19, 2024
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#10: Child-Led Learning in Early Education | Awaji Kids Garden (AKG)

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“Quality education for future generations should not be dependent on profits.”

Meet Emily who teaches at the Awaji Kids Garden in Awaji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. AKG was founded a few years back. It is a pre-school which focusses on Nature, Respect for Others, and Fostering Curiousity. Emily is the Head Teacher at AKG and is developing the curriculum for the school and publishing kids’ storybooks. You can know more about them here:

Meet Yasuka who manages the Awaji Kids Garden in Awaji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Yasuka founded AKG a few years back and is now the Director of the pre-school which focusses on Nature, Respect for Others, and Fostering Curiousity.

Both appeared in Episode 10 of Season 1 talking about Child-led learning.

You can know more about them here:

AKG Website — https://www.awajikidsgarden.com

AKG Youtube Channel — https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1t_qOrnpsS9zcuRMOQQI4g

Listen to an excerpt from the conversation here:

Their TEDx Talk:

You can watch the video below.

Authors

  • Yasuka Inoue

    Meet Yasuka who manages the Awaji Kids Garden in Awaji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Yasuka founded AKG a few years back and is now the Director of the pre-school which focusses on Nature, Respect for Others, and Fostering Curiousity.

  • Emily Bailey

    Meet Emily who teaches at the Awaji Kids Garden in Awaji-shi, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. AKG was founded a few years back. It is a pre-school which focusses on Nature, Respect for Others, and Fostering Curiousity. Emily is the Head Teacher at AKG and is developing the curriculum for the school and publishing kid's storybooks.

  • Saurabh Nanda

    Saurabh Nanda is an Educator, a Career Consultant, and an International Youth Mentor. He is an ardent supporter of the Sustainable Developmemnt Goals (SDGs). He is associated with hundreds of schools and institutions across India, the Middle-East, Japan, Denmark and other countries. He is the official mentor for colleges in Delhi University, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar. He is the official youth and start-up mentor for global organisations such as Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA), Japan, Purpose in Motion (PIM), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and many others. He gets his mentees to do research projects on all SDGs. He is the recipient of the national level Josh Education Awards for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group.

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