“God Hands Project” to discover children’s diverse talents through “manufacturing” started

Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.
“God Hands Project” to discover children’s diverse talents through “manufacturing” started
Because there is no hand in the same shape as one in the world, there is a value that only you can create. From October 1st (Sat), we will start recruiting students to participate in the real program and online program.

Gakken Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa, Tokyo / President: Toru Goromaru), a group company of Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa, Tokyo / President: Hiroaki Miyahara), is SPACE Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Rie Fukumoto), from October 1, 2022 (Saturday), as one of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s “Future Classroom” demonstration projects, we will notice diverse talents through “manufacturing” for children who tend to not go to school. , started the “God Hands Project” (hereinafter referred to as the GH Project) with the aim of finding a way of life and learning that suits you and your area of ​​expertise.
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The number of long-term absentees in elementary and junior high schools is about 290,000, of which about 200,000 are due to
non-attendance, which is the highest number ever. One of the characteristics of these children is that they tend to prefer information input through bodily sensations, and among them, there are many children who are well versed in the arts and crafts fields, which are difficult to evaluate in conventional school education. . We believe that opportunities to learn about handicrafts and how work should be done have the potential to increase the readiness (mental and mental readiness) of children who tend not to attend school to learn and work.
Therefore, Gakken Co., Ltd. has started the “GH (God Hands) Project” in collaboration with SPACE Co., Ltd., which provides optimal learning for each individual.
In the GH Project, through handiwork, we hope that you will realize that there is value that only you can create because there is no one hand in the same shape in the world. . Also, in the process, we aim to acquire the necessary knowledge and build a career that leads to work. What is the GH project?
We call the craftsmen who are passionate about handicrafts, whose unique creativity and skills shine, create unique value with their own hands, and are called “GodHands.” The goal of the GH Project is for all kinds of children to learn about the world of God Hands, experience the depth of “manufacturing”, and find their areas of expertise and a way of life and learning that suits them. The program includes a “real tour” where you can actually experience the work at the site, and an “online tour” where you can interact with God Hands by listening to stories.
[Program content]
■ Recommended points
Studying at the GH Project is recommended for you.
・I am not good at learning in the classroom
・ I want to know various jobs
・I like making things
Good at moving hands and body
[Target]
Elementary school 5th grade to high school student
■ Recruitment number:
Real tour: about 10 people
Online tour: no capacity
* If there are many applicants for the real tour, it will be a lottery. *For the results of the real tour lottery, only the winners will be contacted by October 10th (Monday) to the email they registered when applying.
【Application period】
Real Tour: October 1st (Sat) to October 7th (Fri) 23:59
Online tour: Saturday, October 1st until 5 minutes before the start of the program
【Application method】
Please apply from the site below. Pre-registration is required to apply. https://godhands.space/
[Program period]
Real Tour:
Ota City, Shimane Prefecture: October 19 (Wednesday) to October 28 (Friday) Unnan City, Shimane Prefecture: October 31 (Monday) to November 4 (Friday) Online tour: October 11th (Tuesday) ~ Held at any time
*Please check the overview from the tour introduction below.

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