World Axis Education
Essay Contest
in 2021

We need a new education that enables each person to demonstrate dignity, and allows everyone to learn in common.
The purpose of the contest

In the AI era, where changes are accelerating due to the corona pandemic, the collapse of the existing system is also accelerating. The priority for stopping the flow of the financial-centered world order created by the key currency and rebuilding the world is the education and learning of each human being.
In this era, there is a need for essential education, World Axis Education, that breaks the chain of conflicts and conflicts that arise from differences in nationality, religion, and ideology, enables each person to demonstrate dignity, and allows everyone to learn in common. Therefore, this time, we are looking for essays on " World Axis Education" that will contribute to stabilizing the world order.

About the essay



The theme of the essay

Discuss the following three topics related to the World Axis Education.

1. What is the World Axis Education?
2. Why is the World Axis Education necessary?
3. How to realize the World Axis Education?

Qualification requirements

An individual or group who studies or practices education that falls under the above-mentioned "World Axis Education."
Winner must be able to attend the "World Axis Education" academic conference and awards ceremony * to be held in October 2021.
(Unless there is a valid reason.)

Instructions to authors


  1. Write the manuscript in English or Japanese.
  2. Write horizontally on A4 size paper. The number of characters is from 8,000 to 10,000 words (however, the cover, chart, and citation list are not included in the number of characters). In addition, please describe the figures and tables in the text. 
  3. If you cite or divert ideas from other documents or materials on the website, please specify the source (title of the document used, author name, publisher name, publication date, etc.) as an annotation. If you use the materials on the website, please specify the URL and the date of access, and attach the printed materials.
  4. The first page should be the cover page, and the title, author name, and affiliation should be stated. 
  5. Only accept pen writing or word processor / computer manuscripts. 
  6. In addition to your essay, write your name, age, zip code, address, telephone number, email address, occupation, biography, prize history, and information source (what made you know this contest) on one A4 size sheet. Please be sure to fill in and attach it.

About your essay:
  1. Only accept self-made and unpublished papers. 
  2. Submitted essays will not be returned.
●The deadline
  Your essay must reach us [arrive] no later than August 10, 2021
●Judge
  Essay Selection Committee of the World Axis Education
●Announcement of the result
  Early September 2021. Winner will be notified directly.
●Prize
  1st prize: 
1-million-yen prize
●Awards ceremony
  Dignity 2.0 International Conference
  October 9th (Sat) -11th (Monday), 2021
  Location: Osaka, Japan
  Details of the venue will be notified directly to the winner along with the announcement of the result.
●Copyright / publishing rights
  The copyright and publishing rights of the prize-winning essays belong to the Reiwa Education Foundation.
●Submission mailing address
  Reiwa Education Foundation World Axis Education essay contest office AL Building 7F,
  1-10-1 Kanda Jinbo-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051, Japan

Contact information


Reiwa Education Foundation
World Axis Education essay contest office

AL Building 7F, 1-10-1 Kanda Jinbo-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5577-6863 Fax: +81--3-5577-6863
https://www.reiwa-ef.com/wp/