2. English NEWS

2012年4月1日GSJ Girl Scout Trainer Qualification Training and Qualification Panel

“11 nominees from 8 councils participated and all 11 successfully qualified.
As Girl Scout Trainers perform the additional tasks of providing training in management and certifying training units, they mainly learned about “”management”” and “”training”” and confirmed the role of Girl Scout Trainers. In addition, as Girl Scout Trainers, they will be required to play a prominent role from now on, (さらに…)

2012年4月1日Exchanges with USA Girl Scouts Overseas West Pacific

A training course to learn about the 100-year history of Girl Scouts of the USA and to learn some English songs was held at Camp Zama, a US military base in Kanagawa prefecture, on 6 February, with the cooperation of FOU (Friends of US/a friendship society for exchanges between Japanese and US Girl Scouts) which organises exchange activities with Girl Scouts from USA Girl Scouts Overseas West Pacific. (さらに…)

2012年4月1日Preparations for WLDP are underway

JapanWLDP.JPGIn preparation for WLDP (WAGGGS Leadership Development Programme) to be held in Japan in October, Ms. Lydia Mutare and Ms. Ching Ching Wee-Ong from WAGGGS came to Japan and a meeting was held with the GSJ executive committee members to discuss the content of the programme. (さらに…)

2012年4月1日Becoming a Public Benefit Corporation

Following revision of Japanese law in 2008, the standards for public benefit corporations became stricter and juridical persons prior to revision, including Girl Scouts of Japan, were required to be newly certified. Consequently, GSJ applied for authorisation as a Public Interest Incorporated Assocation under the new law. Following investigation, in February the National Public Interest Corporation Commission reported to the Prime Minister that the “National Public Interest Corporation Commission approves that GSJ conforms to the standards of Public Interest Corporation Authorization,” and from April GSJ will (is expected to) start afresh as a Public Interest Incorporated Association with enhanced social appraisal.