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AIESEC Taiwan NTU

Project manager: Alex Lin Mobile: +886937671044 E-mail: alexx.lin@aiesec.net

COoL Conference Taiwan TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1757 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1758 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1759 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1767 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1769 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1770 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1771 TN-In-TW-NT-2014-1772


Project Introduction  COoL Conference

is the abbreviation of Creativity Oops Leadership Conference. Originally, AIESEC NTU carried out this educational project in order to develop the leadership of students in Taiwan. However,

the whole project nowadays isn’t only the conference but also has to do with teaching children in primary school. The whole project can be separated into two parts:

(1) Daily Education Trainees will work with English teacher in elementary schools. With the aim of increasing children’s English level and broadening their horizons, you can design creative English-learning activities, games or workshops based on school’s direction. Further more, you can be a storyteller to share your own growing story, experience and culture to lovely children. To be mentioned, this part can last for 5 or 6 weeks depending on your arrival and terminate at the end of the semester. As a saying goes, “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” With your love, enthusiasm and patience, we believe we can provide students a door to the unknown, create pictures of the world, and allow adventure never dared. This little fire then will grow and one day bring back more positive influence and energy to the world!

(2) COoL Conference Trainees will cooperate with team members to hold the COoL Conference for high school students. You will have some pre-meetings beforehand, designing and delivering related sessions during conference. The topic of the conference can be global issues happening recently. We would like to provoke students to think about these issues and their creativity. For example, the topics that were used previously were “Dream x

Change”, “Creativity” and “Step Out & Dream Loud”.

By interacting with people from different backgrounds, students will get proficiency in foreign languages, and get in touch with the globe. They should hopefully learn teamwork, think independently and care about our society actively. This year, we are going to arrange the 8th COoL Conference. We expect and welcome every

passionate youth to join us!!!


(PART 1) Daily Education Duration: last for 5 or 6 weeks during the semester Object: elementary school students from age 6-12 years old

1. Work with elementary school English teachers to organize cultural events, sharing and Englishlearning activities for the students

2.

Based on elementary school children’s English level, teach English and tell story to them with picture book or other materials.

3.

Work as teacher's assistant to interact with elementary school kids in English. Join and hold school activity together. Duration: mid May to mid July Location: Taipei municipal elementary schools (PART 2) Transportation: Taipei Metro System, buses Meal: at least 1 to 2 meals each day provided by most TN or host family Duration: lasts for 2 or 3 weeks in the summer vacation Accommodation: host family or faculty Object: high school students aging 16-18 dormitory provided by most TN

COoL Conference

1.

Attend several pre-meetings, and work with COoL Conference OC and other trainees from AIESEC network to organize 3-day cultural events and activities.

2.

Be a facilitator through out 3-day COoL Conference to design and deliver sessions on several topics.

3.

Interact intensively during COoL Conference with high school students. Lead team discussions and sharing to equip high school students with international outlook and understanding of cultures.

Others

1. Make weekly work reports in project duration and final project report in the end to let AIESEC NTU know trainee’s conditions. 2. Join some AIESEC NTU events and COoL Conference project team gathering


Sharing from Keith Yuji  Hi, my name is Keith Yuji, I am from Brazil but my grandparents came from Japan. I am studying international relations at Sao Paulo. I had the chance to know AIESEC when I was in the 2nd semester of the university and I tried to get in. Then after one year and 5 months working at AIESEC I choose to start the process to go to the AIESEC volunteer exchange program. When I was at Brazil I doesn’t have any idea what to expect from Taiwan, but then I talked with some trainees that made the exchange here they only told me good things about here. And when I arrived I could realize that they are telling only the truth. The first thing that I could realize is that everyone here is very friendly.

Every time that I needed help even if the person couldn’t speak in English they tried to help or even find someone that can. In the first day here, I get lost in the road at the mountains at 5AM with only the address of the school, then one guy that was walking stopped and I showed the address then instead of only give me the directions he took me to the school with his car. Here at school everyone is very friendly and always helping us (me and Chris, the Australian exchange participant) to have a good experience here. Actually I don’t have one host family because I am living in the school dorm but I feel like I have many host family fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters.

I am loving my experience here in Taiwan, I didn’t have any kind of problem that I or the people from AIESEC NTU couldn’t help me to solve. But you know? In that kind of experience it have some types of moment that made it worth, one of them are the moments that you have problems and you have to try to solve them by yourself. Another one is when you see the results of six weeks of effort


Taiwan Introduction The history of Taiwan can be traced back to 400 years ago. Before this era, aboriginal people lived on this Island. In the 17th century, people started moving from China to Taiwan and groups of emigrants come to here continuously since then. Also, it is

ruled by Japan for 50 years due to the WWI.These historical events made Taiwan a multicultural society. Though people often mistake Taiwanese culture as Chinese culture, they are totally different. Ranging from Mountain

Ali’s splendid sunrise, Taroko

National Park’s magnificent marble terrain, Kenting’s charming coast, to the beautiful view seen from Taipei 101, Taiwan fascinates tourists worldwide every year through nature and civilization.

Temples stand for the folk beliefs whose origins can be traced back to our ancestors in China. With generations of development,

Taiwan folk belifs has progressed in many ways and has involved new elements like Ba-Jia-Jiang. Taiwan is also famous for its local cuisines. You can not only

More information: http://eng.taiwan.net.tw http://timefortaiwan.tw/EN/ http://timefortaiwan.tw/cal_en/

find various traditional delicacies everywhere but also

experience the enthusiasm of vendors.

Come and experience the diversity of Taiwan culture. Taiwan is more than you expect. 


Upcoming festival u 

The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Double Fifth Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth moon of the lunar calendar.  

Chu Yuan, a good and respected man, sorrowfully threw himself into the Mi Lo River because of the misdeeds of jealousy that let to the emperor’s mistrust. However, due to their admiration for Chu Yuan, the local people living adjacent to the Mi Lo River rushed into their boats to search for him while throwing rice into the waters to appease the river dragons. Although they were unable to find Chu Yuan, their efforts are still commemorated today during the Dragon Boat Festival. This turned out to be the costume of eating rice dumplings and holding dragon boat races.    The celebration is also a time for protection from evil and disease for the rest of the year. 


It is done so by different practices such as hanging healthy herbs on the front door, drinking nutritious concoctions, and displaying portraits of evil's nemesis. Moreover, if one manages to stand an egg on it's end at exactly 12:00 noon, the following year will be a lucky one. Please look forward to one of the most important festivals in Taiwan when you visit us in May!   

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