ERIC Number: ED336327
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Course of Study for Upper Secondary Schools in Japan. Notification No. 163 of Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture.
Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture, Tokyo (Japan).
The course of study for students in upper secondary schools in Japan is outlined in this document. The first of three chapters puts forth the general provisions that a Japanese upper secondary school should seek to follow. Comprising the greater part of the volume, the second chapter outlines the objectives to be achieved in 18 subjects. For each of the 18 subjects (Japanese language, social studies, mathematics, science, health and physical education, art, foreign languages, home economics, agriculture, industry, business, fisheries, nursing, mathematical sciences, physical education, music, art, and English), an overall objective is listed followed by specific objectives and contents for each of the sub-sections that a subject may contain. For example, with lower level art education, each of the various sub-sections (music I, II, III; fine arts I, II, III; crafts production I, II, III; and calligraphy I, II, III) possess its own objectives and contents which are outlined. The third chapter is on special activities, listing objectives to be achieved in the homeroom, activities of students' councils, activities of clubs, and school events. An extract from the enforcement regulations of the school education law is included in an annex. (DB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Art Education, Business Education, Course Content, Course Objectives, Educational Objectives, English (Second Language), Fisheries, Foreign Countries, Home Economics, Industrial Education, Japanese, Mathematics, Music Education, Nursing Education, Physical Education, Science Education, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, 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 021 930-931.