School authorization in the Tokyo 2020 Education Programme is a system where the Organising Committee authorizes educational entities of schools that engage in the Tokyo 2020 Education Programme as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Education School (known as the Yoi Don! School).
The following types of initiatives will be offered at some of the schools that are authorized as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Education School.
Athletes, including Olympians and Paralympians, visiting primary and junior high schools as part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tours which is combined with Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee-led educational events.
The final designs of the mascots have been decided based on votes casted by elementary school students around Japan between mid-December of 2017 and the end of February 2018.