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Tokyo 2020 Education Programme
“Yoi Don!” School Authorization

teacher explaining the Games. commemorative photo of programme certification.

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).

Target entities for Authorization

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tour

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flag and Paralympic Flag Tour

  1. 1. Entities operated by the following schools located in Japan
    Kindergartens, accredited children's centres with childcare and kindergarten, elementary school, lower secondary school, compulsory education schools, secondary school, upper secondary school, schools for special needs education, upper secondary courses (upper secondary-level specialized training schools) and accredited international schools
  2. 2. Entities operated by Japanese schools located outside of Japan (includes private educational institutions abroad)
Initiatives

Future plans for initiatives at certified schools

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.

Athlete school visits

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.

Rio 2016 Games mascots

Rio 2016 mascots

Mascot school visits

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.

Number of authorized schools
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