ERIC Number: ED069956
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Social Education and Its Administration in Japan.
Ministry of Education, Tokyo (Japan).
Japanese social education covers all aspects of life, including out-of-school education for children, parents' education in connection with education in the home, etc., from a viewpoint of life-long education. Both governmental and nongovernmental agencies are concerned with the programs. Personnel who are most involved with social education are Social Education Officers, Kominkan Officers, Librarians, Museum Staff, and Social Education Leaders. Training for such personnel is provided by the National Training Institute of Social Education, Study Tours Abroad for Officers and Leaders, and a Training Course on Audiovisual Education. Facilities utilized in the program are citizens' public halls, libraries, museums, audiovisual libraries, miscellaneous schools, youth centers, children's nature centers, a cultural center for children, the Olympic Memorial Youth Center, youth hostels, youth workers homes, farm youth training farms, facilities for physical activities, vocational training centers, women's centers, homes and centers for working women, radio and television companies, organizations that provide social education by correspondence, organizations that provide skill examinations, and private educational film producers. Curriculum activities are Youth Study Classes, Training Courses for New Employees, Field Study Tours, Youth Corps for Development of Industry, Youth Mission Abroad, Adult Schools and Classes, Women's Study Classes and Courses, Parent Education Classes, Opening of School Facilities, and University Extension Courses. An appendix gives locations of youth centers, shows trends in enrollment, and diagrams the school education system. (For related document, see AC 014 001.) (DB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Correspondence Study, Educational Facilities, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Extension Education, Films, Inservice Education, Lifelong Learning, Out of School Youth, Parent Education, Program Descriptions, Rural Youth, Staff Role, Summer Programs, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Youth Programs
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Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Tokyo (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Japan