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Education in japan

  1. 1. Japan (Land of the Rising Sun)
  2. 2. Educational System in Japan
  3. 3. Japanese Education System According to Age , Grades , and available Educational Facilities.
  4. 4. -Japan has a near 100 percent literacy rate. Adult literacy rate: female 99%; male 99 % . Compared to the Philippines which has 93.4%. - the Japanese education is also using K-12 program.
  5. 5. -the schooling years in the Japanese education system are segmented along the lines of 6-33-4. - 6 years of primary; 3 tears for junior high school. 3 years of high school; 4 years in university.
  6. 6. -there are two options for tertiary education: Junior College(2 yrs.) University(4 yrs.) -a school year has three terms: summer, winter and spring.
  7. 7. -the school year begins in April and ends in March of the ff. year. -In Japan, education is compulsory at the elementary and lower secondary levels.
  8. 8. THE NATIONAL SCHOOL CURRICULUM
  9. 9. - The Elementary School curriculum covers Japanese , Social Studies ,Mathematics , Science ,Music ,Arts and Handicrafts ,and P.E. - In this stage, much time were allotted to music, fine arts and P.E.
  10. 10. - The junior High School Curriculum includes Japanese ,Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, English, Music ,Art, P.E. , Field Trips , clubs and Homeroom time. - In this stage, the instructions are textbook bound.
  11. 11. The Teachers Role in Japan
  12. 12. - The teacher is responsible for helping child to find a High School. - The teachers also conducts PTA meetings at the beginning of the school year.
  13. 13. - Most of the teachers are not fluent in English Language.
  14. 14. JAPANESE PRESCHOOLS AND KINDERGARTENS (YOCHIEN)
  15. 15. - it is not compulsory unlike Elementary and Junior High School. - Japanese Pre-schools are merely play schools, the child may learn no math and Japanese writing.
  16. 16. - The school activities is centered around teaching real life skills.(i.e. cooking, gardening and farming) - it aims to develop independence and discipline in children.
  17. 17. Elementary School in Japan
  18. 18. - it is compulsory and last up to 6 yrs. -the curriculum includes Japanese, social studies, science etc.
  19. 19. -they give much time in learning their native language instead of foreign language.
  20. 20. Junior High School
  21. 21. -it covers grades seven, eight and nine, and children between the ages 12-15. -it is compulsory together with elementary; that is why most of the junior high schools were private.
  22. 22. - Unlike in elementary, the foreign language study such as English starts at this stage.
  23. 23. High School
  24. 24. -it includes technical and vocational courses for students expecting to find employment after graduation.
  25. 25. Diff. types of High Schools in Japan: Elite academic High Schools -collect the crème de la crème of the student population.
  26. 26. Non-Elite Academic High Schools - ostensibly prepare students for less prestigious universities.
  27. 27. Vocational High Schools - it offer courses in commerce, technical subjects, agriculture and home science.
  28. 28. Correspondence High School - offers a flexible form of schooling for 1.6% of high school students.
  29. 29. Evening High School -they offer classes to poor but ambitious students who worked while trying to remedy their educational deficiencies.
  30. 30. Universities and Colleges
  31. 31. - There were 778 universities in Japan. - some of the top universities in Asia are located in Japan like University of Tokyo which placed 5th and th Osaka university at 7 place.
  32. 32. - The popular courses were social sciences, business, law, and accounting.
  33. 33. 2 options to enter tertiary education: 1. Junior College 2. University
  34. 34. Thank you !!!!

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