2017年アーカイブ

Back home in Osaka!

Safe and sound, we are back in Japan. It was a great trip but now we are focused on sharing what we learned with our classmates and families. We will do our best to improve the relationship between Os...

Sayonara Party

Today was really fun but sad. We had an assembly where we were able to give a speech saying thanks to the teachers and students of Holland Park. They were so kind to us during our stay and we could le...

GOMA's 10th Anniversary

We went to see the 10th Anniversary Exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) in downtown Brisbane. Not only could we see Aboriginal artwork but also we really experienced the art there by buildi...

Osaka - Brisbane Realtionship

Did you know that the relationship between Osaka and Brisbane goes much deeper than the relationship between Tennoji and Holland Park. Actually there was a "Tenjin Matsuri" held in Brisbane on May 7th...

Happy White Day!

Today we went to the supermarket 'Coles' to pick up some sweets to take home to Japan as souveniers for our classmates and club members at Tennoji. There was a sale on Tim Tams!!! They were half price...

Different countries...same backpack!

Our homestay partners are becoming more and more like our family. We laugh at the same time. We have arguments. We sometimes say the exact same things at the same time. Our personalities are even star...

Lunchtime with Friends

As the days go by, our students from Tennoji are becoming more and more comfortable at school. They are really gaining confidence. This sight is not uncommon. Here we have one of our lovely students e...

Rubgy

One of the most popular sports in Australia is Rugby. We had a chance to experience this on Friday evening in one of the biggest rivalries in Australian sport. The Broncos of Brisbane hosted the Cowbo...

Cross-cultural communication with art and sport

Of course, speaking English and talking to students and teachers at Holland Park High School is one of the best ways to communicate with our new friends in Australia. However, our students at Tennoji ...

Researching in the Library

The library at Holland Park State High School has been a great resource for Tennoji students to further their individual research projects. Some students studying about mammals have been able to reall...

Samurai Boys

Today in the Japanese cultural class we decided to make some helmets! This was great origami that we could wear. The funniest thing was seeing these same boys wearing these on their way home. One of t...

More Introductions

こんにちは。今回オーストラリア派遣に参加することになった岩﨑花音です。初めてのオーストラリア。初めてのホームステイ。今はドキドキとわくわくの気持ちでいっぱいです。今回の派遣を将来に役立て、国際的な面で生かせるような経験にしたいと思っています。日本では味わえないゆっくりとした時間の流れを感じながら、たくさん食べて、たくさん話して、たくさん教えて、たくさん学んで、そして笑顔で日本に戻れるように、一日一...

Another Student Introduction

Today we will introduce Leo Kasahara. He said the following. I applied for this overseas deployment because I'm interested in nature, animals, cultures and English of Australia. I appreciate the peopl...

Singing Japanese Songs

In the Japanese culture class that we taught we also sang some songs. First we started by teaching them furusato and after that we sang Tennoji's school anthem. They were really impressed by the simpl...

First day of classes a success!

Today was great! Tennoji students were able to meet the principal, take a tour of the school, teach the Holland Park State High School students about Japanese culture, and go to some classes with home...

No sleep but lots of excitement and...barbie!!!

I am the Tennoji staff helping to facilitate the study program. My name is Jonathan. I just wanted to let you know a few things about our trip up until now. First of all, we were so excited upon leavi...

Tennoji Students Arrive in Australia

We are in Australia safe and sound! After two long flights watching movies and doing homework, not to mention fun times in Changi Airport in Singapore, everyone is looking forward to meeting their Bri...

Off to Australia!

We will be going to Australia tomorrow.

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