Project outline for 2021
Application PeriodMarch 1st to end of April Open application
We will be recruiting schools from Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore. There will be ideally 2 teams per school with 5 students per team (this may vary).
Online gathering to start-off the whole program!
Issue identification period
Students will be identifying which issues that they want to solve in relation to oil palm and SDGs. One mentoring session will also be held in this month.
Midterm Gathering 1July 15
Presentation of identified issue and research plan
Research Period 1
Carrying out of research according to research plan presented
Midterm Gathering 2September 30
Presentation of preliminary research results
Research Period 2
Carrying out of research according to research plan presented; start making final presentation
Science Castle ASEAN Presentation
Presentation Practice SessionDecember 9
Final Presentation at Science Castle JapanDecember 18-19
Students will prepare their presentations showing their research results and will talk about it during the Tsunagu Session of Science Castle Japan, which is an academic conference for junior and senior high school students. Before that, they will practice their presentation in front of all the Tsunagu participants.
Reflection and Feedback SessionJanuary 21
Receive feedback from the participants, bond online, and officially close the project for this year