NASEF model adopted in Japan as exports is recognized as a meaningful method of connecting learning and play

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) -#GameToGrow–The North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) and the Japan High School Esports Federation (JHSEF) are announcing an exciting agreement of cooperation in international activities and information exchange through esports for youth.

NASEF develops and provides educational opportunities through exports, competitive team-based video gaming. Student opportunities extend beyond gameplay to learning and challenges in the business

NASEF will now collaborate with JHSEF to expand the international environment for high school students through exports and to engage in activities that support the internationality of the next generation

"We're honored for JHSEF to partner with NASEF. It's thrilling to see forward-thinking educators around the world It's clear that our program works for all youth; "There are no boundaries - ethnic, geographic, gender - limit kids' opportunities to learn and grow through play," said Gerald Solomon, executive director of the Samueli Foundation and founder of NASEF.

Through this agreement, the organizations will work together to promote export to an educational platform for high school students

  • Education programs such as exchange studies and overseas training
  • Esports seminars and symposiums to be held in the US and Japan
  • Educators travel overseas for learning and joint research

"The Japan High School". but also global communication through esports and gain related knowledge and experience. We are pleased to announce a North American Scholastic Esports Federation, which has similar initiatives in North America. "We hope that this partnership will provide opportunities for international communication and exchange of academic research through exports and expand the possibilities of Esports in Japanese school education," said Kimito Kubo, Representative Director, JHSEF.

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Claire LaBeaux, 925-337-0244