Yaruki Switch Group Co., Ltd.
Yaruki Switch Group’s bilingual kindergarten “Kids Duo International (KDI)” 2023 April admission information session held for those wishing to enroll New kindergartens are opening one after another against the backdrop of growing interest in early childhood education
Held at KDI Mitaka, Kunitachi, Center Minami, Aobadai, Ichikawa, and Otakanomori (advance reservations required)
3,800 hours of English-speaking programs over four years. A bilingual kindergarten that nurtures truly international people
Against the backdrop of rising interest in early childhood education, new nurseries are opening one after another
Yaruki Switch Group Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Naoshi Takahashi; hereinafter referred to as Yaruki Switch Group), a comprehensive education service business, operates a bilingual kindergarten “Kids Duo International (KDI: Kids Duo International (R))” ( Below, KDI) will provide KDI Mitaka (Tokyo, Mitaka City), Kunitachi (Tokyo, Kokubunji City), Center South (Kanagawa, Yokohama City), Aobadai (Kanagawa, Yokohama City) for those who wish to enter in April 2023.・ We will hold an admission briefing session at Nikke Colton Plaza Ichikawa (Chiba, Ichikawa City), Otakanomori (Chiba, Nagareyama City), and KDI Shinurayasu (Chiba, Urayasu City). (*You can check the implementation garden and details on the entry page: https://bit.ly/3ucKlC4)
Established in 2013, KDI offers a variety of programs centered on bilingual education in English and Japanese, such as intelligence education (intellectual education), exercise guidance, work
experience, and life skills. At this kindergarten admission briefing session, we plan to explain KDI’s management policy, each program, how to spend the day, etc., as well as information on usage fees and admission application procedures.
[KDI briefing session for April 2023 applicants overview]
After registering for My Page on the admission briefing application site of each kindergarten, you can apply on the dedicated reservation site.
KDI Mitaka (Tokyo/Mitaka City)
Saturday, January 14, 2023 10:00-12:00 (doors open at 9:30)
Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3OOX0oe
Contact: 0120-110-700 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Kunitachi (Kokubunji City, Tokyo)
Saturday, December 17, 2022 10:00-12:00 (doors open at 9:30) Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3GW9kRw
Contact: 0120-003-507 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Center South (Kanagawa/Yokohama City)
January 28, 2023 (Sat) 10:00-12:00 (doors open at 9:30)
Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3iqZ21O
Contact: 0120-570-700 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Aobadai (Kanagawa/Yokohama City)
December 11, 2022 (Sun) 9:30-16:00 (doors open at 9:20) individual briefing December 14, 2022 (Wednesday) 9:30-16:00 (doors open at 9:20) individual briefing
December 24, 2022 (Sat) 9:30-16:00 (doors open at 9:20) individual briefing Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3VtUea6
Contact: 0120-989-255 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Nickel Colton Plaza Ichikawa (Chiba, Ichikawa City)
Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00-12:00 (doors open at 9:45)
Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3ARke7t
Contact: 0120-611-885 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Otaka Forest (Chiba Nagareyama City)
December 7, 2022 (Wednesday) 10:00-12:15 (doors open at 9:45) Saturday, December 17, 2022 10:00-12:15 (doors open at 9:45) Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3AYjAVD
Contact: 0120-940-195 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
KDI Shin-Urayasu (Chiba/Urayasu City)
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 14:00-16:20 (doors open at 13:45) Reservation site: https://bit.ly/3gNNbdG
Contact: 0120-918-383 (Reception hours: 10:00-16:00, excluding weekends and holidays)
April 2023 applicants
・Slightly older: Born April 2, 2020 to April 1, 2021
・Young: Born April 2, 2019 to April 1, 2020
・All year round: Born between April 2, 2018 and April 1, 2019 ・Elder: Born April 2, 2017 to April 1, 2018
* Recruitment status varies depending on the kindergarten. Please check the recruitment capacity for each class on the reservation site. *The schedule is subject to change without notice. Please contact each garden for details.
・Explanation of KDI’s management policy, each curriculum, and how to spend the day
・Information on usage fees and admission application procedures ・Garden tour, etc.
*Part of the content may differ depending on the park.
■ Precautions when applying ・Others:
・From the perspective of preventing the spread of new coronavirus infection, participation is limited to [1 adult per family]. ・As the explanation will be long, please refrain from bringing children. ・On the day of the event, we ask for your cooperation in taking your temperature, disinfecting your hands, and wearing a mask at the reception. Also, if you are not feeling well, please refrain from participating.
・Please note that the briefing session may be canceled or postponed due to the future response of the government and local governments to the new coronavirus.
KDI’s English-speaking programs span about 3,800 hours over four years, and students who pass the Eiken(R) Level Pre-2 appear almost every year. In addition, we regularly conduct athletic ability tests and IQ tests, and the results are far above the general average for people of the same age. In addition, there are life skills education with goals set for each age group, such as “being able to sit and wait alone in a chair (older)” and “being able to introduce yourself (younger)”, as well as work experience programs held at the “Learning Station”. There are also many programs to cultivate non-cognitive abilities through such activities.
With the introduction of free early childhood education and childcare in 2019, monthly childcare fees for children aged 3 to 5 at unlicensed childcare facilities will be free up to 37,000 yen. In addition, they are eligible for “free kindergarten and nursery school” (free early childhood education and childcare). KDI Shinonome (Koto Ward, Tokyo), KDI Meitetsu Hoshigaoka (tentative name/Aichi/Nagoya City), and KDI Nishinomiya Kitaguchi (tentative name/Hyogo/Nishinomiya City), which are scheduled to open in the spring of 2023, are also eligible. ◇◇◇
Yaruki Switch Group Co., Ltd.
The Motivational Switch Group provides individual tutoring school “School IE (R)”, intelligence development (intellectual education) and examination preparation infant class “Child Eyes (R)”, English and English conversation school for children “WinBe (R)”. ”, after-school childcare in English “Kids Duo (R)”, sports class for infants and elementary school students “Ninja Nine (R)”, bilingual kindergarten “Kids Duo International (KDI: Kids Duo International (R)) ” and “i Kids Star (R)” as a comprehensive educational service company that develops seven school brands. We support this. In 2020, we launched new learning services such as “Programming Education HALLO (R)”, “English Mirai Lab Nokendai” and “Thinking Lab”.
Yaruki Switch Group supports the dreams and lives of children around the world by discovering the “jewels” that each person possesses and drawing out their infinite potential. Official site URL:
Yaruki Switch Group is looking for franchise owners to support children’s learning with us. Franchise owner recruitment site URL: https://www.yarukiswitch.jp/fc/
Kids Duo International (KDI: Kids Duo International (R))
Kids Duo International (KDI: Kids Duo International (R)) is an educational environment that is ideal for early childhood, where physical and mental growth and development is remarkable, by utilizing the educational know-how of the Motivation Switch Group, a general education service company, for 40 years. This is a bilingual kindergarten that integrates the functions of a kindergarten and a nursery school. We provide an ideal educational and childcare environment for early childhood by incorporating intelligence education, exercise guidance, life skill education, and work experience programs centered on bilingual education (English and Japanese) education. Based on a unique educational curriculum, children develop their own power to achieve their future goals and make their dreams come true.
At KDI, each class is staffed by a native English teacher and a Japanese nursery teacher, providing an environment for learning both English and Japanese. In the work experience program, there is a “learning station” where you can conduct simulated social activities in bakeries, supermarkets, TV studios, etc., developed under the supervision of Chiyuki Fukashiro, professor emeritus of the University of Tokyo and president of Japan Women’s College of Physical Education. We provide guidance that draws out the limitless potential of each child through unique and diverse programs unique to KDI, such as a 300 exercise curriculum backed by sports science.
In 2020, Kansai’s first KDI Toyonaka (Osaka, Toyonaka), Saitama Prefecture’s first KDI Musashi Urawa (Saitama, Saitama) in 2021, and KDI Kunitachi (Tokyo, Kokubunji) in 2022 will be the 10th garden. opened, and currently has more than 3,000 children. In addition, KDI Shinonome (Koto Ward, Tokyo) will open in the spring of 2023, and KDI Meitetsu Hoshigaoka (tentative name/Aichi/Nagoya City) and KDI Nishinomiya Kitaguchi (tentative name/Hyogo/Nishinomiya City) will open in 2024. Official website URL: https://www.kdi.ac/
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