Musashino University and Chiyoda Jogakuen will be merged in April 2016 and approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.The Chiyoda International School attached to the Faculty of Education of Musashino University will be newly established to promote international baccalauréat education consistent with elementary, junior high and high schools, and the policy is to cooperate with the International Baccalaureate teacher training course scheduled to be established in the Faculty of Education of Musashino University.
According to Musashino University, both schools are sectarian schools of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji school in Tokyo. Musashino University has university faculties and graduate schools such as the Faculty of Letters and Engineering, and Chiyoda Jogakuen has girls' junior high school and high school.The surviving corporation due to the merger is Musashino University. The board of directors and the board of councilors held in September 2015 decided to merge the corporations and signed a merger agreement.
After the merger, we will further promote personality education based on the teachings of Buddhism, which is the founding spirit of both schools, while opening a new international school to enhance consistent education from elementary school to university.
Chiyoda Jogakuen High School will set up a Japanese DP course with the aim of becoming an accredited school of the "International Baccalaureate DP" (Japanese Diploma Program) promoted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.We will also promote cooperation with the Faculty of Education of Musashino University and put more effort into training internationally educated people.
International Baccalaureate Education is an international educational program provided by the International Baccalaureate Organization.The purpose is to give an internationally accepted university entrance qualification (International Baccalaureate qualification) and secure a route to university entrance.Until now, classes were in English, French, and Spanish, but from 2015, we have started a Japanese DP where you can take more classes in Japanese.