View Full Version : The Japan Times on Japan's education system

Apr 4, 2010, 18:24
Here is a series of articles from the Japan Times explaining the idiosyncrasies of the country's education system.

@ Universities

Tuning into the changing face of higher education (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a1.htm)

Takafumi Goda: the man at the helm (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a2.htm)

Lifelong learning makes a dream come true (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a3.htm)

Making every day count (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a4.htm)

Cramming for life (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a5.htm)

Building bridges by degree (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a6.htm)

'Exam hell' now not so hot - Student-starved schools lower the bar as pool of applicants dries up ('http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20090120i1.html)

@ Schools

Five-day school week targeted (http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20070527a1.html)

@ Cram schools

'JUKU BOOM' - Cram schools cash in on failure of public schools ('http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ek20050728a1.html)

Cram school in public junior high gets metro nod (http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20080125a7.html)

@ Exchange students in Japan

Teachers take the strain of a system in flux (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a7.htm)

Which way with an MBA? (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fl20021006a8.htm)

Best part of student exchange (http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/rc20070530a2.html)

Japanese universities need foreign students: U.K. scholar (http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20060311f2.html)