Territory Stories

Driving international engagement and economic opportunities for the Territory

Details:

Title

Driving international engagement and economic opportunities for the Territory

Member

Manison, Nicole Susan

Political affiliation

Australian Labor Party

Collection

Media Releases for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Media Releases; ParliamentNT

Date

2022-03-28

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Language

English

Subject

Economic development; International commerce

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

File type

application/pdf

Use

Issued as a Media Release

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/860162

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/860164

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/860163

Page content

CONNECTING THE NORTHERN TERRITORY AND JAPAN The Territorys people-to-people linkages are a foundation for our international engagement. Territory education exchanges have forged deeper cultural understanding with our international partners, and life-long friendships. For instance, Taminmin College, Palmerston College and Dripstone Middle School participate in long-standing annual reciprocal visits with schools from Aridagawa and Kamitonda, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Since the program commenced, the Northern Territory has had at least 1,000 students visit Japan and reciprocally hosted students from their Japanese sister school. Approximately 250 teachers have also participated in the program. While in Japan, Territory students visit their sister school in Wakayama Prefecture, live with local families and participate in historical and cultural activities. Likewise, Japanese students attend their Northern Territory sister school, are hosted by local families and learn about the Territory through tours and cultural activities. Such partnerships will continue to build strong relationships and mutual understanding with our international partner countries. 32


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