Interview Day 2023 @GI

Interview day 2023 happened in Global Interaction (GI) class on February 8th!
Who are you as a person? How can you be a good global citizen? As the year comes to a close, these are the questions first year class 1 to class 6 students at Sagano High School have been reflecting on, thinking back on their year in GI class. For their final project, they must answer the question “what does it mean to be a good global citizen?”
Every year, in February, GI students get the chance to interview teachers as well as international students and professors to learn about who they are and what it means to be a good global citizen. This year we had ten TAs from Kyoto University, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Ryukoku University, and Ritsumeikan University assist us. Since the students had the chance to talk to people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, they could really think about the answer for “what does it mean to be a good global citizen?”
The students interviewed two people for a total of 20 minutes each. Of course, the students were very nervous interviewing someone they had never met before! However, they worked together and successfully conducted their interviews, completely in English!
Students took notes as they interviewed each person. The students asked deep and interesting questions! Here are some examples: “What was the happiest moment in your life?”, “What was the hardest moment in your life and how did you overcome it?”, “How do you stay motivated?”, “How did you choose your career?”. Additionally, they came up with a lot of great questions on the spot!
The students are now reflecting on their interviews and working on their final project where we will learn what they think it means to be a good global citizen! We are looking forward to learning about what deep insights they made!