What's CHIST
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CHIST Educational Philosophy

To apply Buddhist ideals to the cultivation of well-educated, internationally-minded and engaged individuals equipped with the intellect, character and ethics to create peace and happiness for the world.

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CHIST Mission Statement

Chiyoda International School Tokyo seeks to apply Buddhist ideals to the cultivation of well-educated, internationally-minded and engaged individuals equipped with the intellect, character and ethics to create peace and happiness for the world.
Towards that end, Chiyoda International School Tokyo offers an advanced primary and secondary educational curriculum which brings together a global spectrum of knowledge and wisdom to enable students to learn at a deeper level.
Everyone at Chiyoda International School Tokyo works tirelessly to provide students with a transformative educational experience that will open their eyes to the world as lifelong learners.

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Overview

1.School name Chiyoda International School Tokyo (CHIST)
2.Location 11, Yonban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
3.Opening date April 1, 2018
4.Category of school Approved as a miscellaneous school stated in Art. 134, School Education Act.
(CHIST is not “Article 1 School” stated in Art. 1, School Education Act.)
5.Head of school Hirokazu Osako
6.Term of Study &
Student Capacity
※1 All grades of elementary school (G1-G5) will open in April 2018. (The number of students in 2018: G1: 40, G2-G5: 20 each)
※2 Middle School and High School will start from April 2019.(For 2019, only G6 and G10 are scheduled to open.)
All grades are coeducational.

course Term of Study Enrollment Capacity Total Capacity
Elementary
(G1-G5)※1
5 years 40 students
(20 students/class × 2 classes)
200students
Middle School
(G6-G9)※2
4 years 40 students
(20 students/class × 2 classes)
160students
High School
(G10-G12)※2
3 years 40 students
(20 students/class × 2 classes)
120students
  Total 120 students 480students

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History

1924 Musashino Girls’ School established by Dr. Junjiro Takakusu.
1950 Musashino Women’s Junior College established.
1965 Musashino Women’s University established.
2003 Name of Musashino Women’s University changed to Musashino University.
2012 Name of Musashino Joshi Gakuin Educational Foundation changed to Musashino University Educational Foundation.
2016 Musashino University Educational Foundation merges with Chiyoda Jogakuen Educational Foundation.
2018 Planned opening of Chiyoda International School Tokyo by Musashino University Educational Foundation.

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Message from the Head of School

Head of School
Hirokazu Osako
A graduate of the Faculty of Letters in the University of Tokyo, Mr. Hirokazu Osako is both a professor in the Faculty of Education at Musashino University and a top leader in the International Baccalaureate (IB) education in Japan. He has served as president of Senri International School, head of the International School Research Institute, head of the Doshisha International Academy Elementary School, head of the IB Research Center at Hiroshima Jogakuin, principal of Linden Hall High School, committee member of the Japan IB Advisory Committee, and member of Tokyo Metropolitan English Education Strategy Council. He has written many books, including “An introduction to the International Baccalaureate”. Currently he is cooperating with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and the International Baccalaureate, and working towards the development of IB education in Japan.