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ERIC Number: ED126036
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation in In-Service Education and Training of Teachers--Japan.
This report addresses the issue of inservice training of teachers in Japan. Part One is a formal overview of the policy and activities of the Minister of Education regarding inservice education and training of teachers (INSET). It discusses the concept of inservice education and training, states specific examples--the National Training Course for Educational Personnel and the Teachers' Overseas Inspection Program, discusses the ways and merits of inservice education, and talks about teacher supply and demand. Part Two presents several cases of INSET in detail to give actual accounts of their functioning. In this section, short overseas tours for study and observation are presented along with activities of educational research and training centers, a description of school-based research projects, and a description of the audiovisual educational center. (SK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Field Studies, Foreign Countries, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Intercultural Programs, National Programs, Teacher Centers, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teachers, Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
Identifiers - Location: Japan