ERIC Number: ED341596
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Facts and Figures about the Educational System in Japan.
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
Tables, charts, and graphs convey supporting data that accompany text on various aspects of the Japanese educational system presented in this booklet. There are seven chapters: (1) Fundamental principles of education; (2) Organization of the educational system; (3) Basic statistics of education; (4) Curricula, textbooks, and instructional aids; (5) School teachers; (6) Educational administration and finance; and (7) Efforts toward educational reform. Seven appendices also are included: (1) Number of institutions, students, and teachers at different levels of education, May 1988; (2) Chronological table of the development of the modern educational system in Japan; (3) Organization of school system in Japan, 1941; (4) Historical trends in the proportion of the age group enrolled in education at different levels, 1880-1988; (5) Present organization of the ministry of education, science, and culture; (6) Some highlights of the recommendations of the National Council on Educational Reform; and (7) Policy guidelines for the implementation of educational reform. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).