ERIC Number: ED336325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Course of Study for Elementary Schools in Japan. Notification No. 155 of Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture.
Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture, Tokyo (Japan).
The course of study for students in elementary schools in Japan is outlined in this document. The first of four chapters puts forth general guidelines that a Japanese elementary school should seek to follow. Comprising the greater part of the document, the second chapter outlines the objectives to be achieved by students in eight subjects. For each of the eight subjects (Japanese language, social studies, arithmetic, science, music, arts and handicrafts, homemaking, and physical education), an overall objective is listed followed by specific objectives and contents for grades one through six. The third chapter puts forth the objectives and content of the class on moral education. The fourth chapter is on special activities, listing objectives to be achieved in pupil activities, school events, and classroom guidance. An extract from the enforcement regulations of the school education law is included in an annex. (DB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Course Content, Course Objectives, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Home Economics, Japanese, Mathematics, Music Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Teaching Methods, Values Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture, Tokyo (Japan).
Note: For related documents, see SO 021 931-932.