A Japan Career Education Collaborative Project: Connecting to the Future

Darryl T. Yagi
Hyogo University of Teacher Education
Kato, Hyogo, Japan

Toyoki Nakao
Counseling and Guidance Supervisor
JUSO Junior High School
Mino, Osaka, Japan

Yukiko Higashiura
Graduate Student
Osaka University
Nara, Japan

The JUSO project is one K-8 model of career education in Japan that provides students with career education opportunities to think and reflect upon the past, present, and how to connect to the future. Collaboration with schools, NPO, Chambers of Commerce, companies, volunteers, and parents are key components.