ERIC Number: ED313360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Training in Japan. NIER Occasional Paper 03/89.
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
This document provides statistical information on the current status of teacher education in Japan. Data are given for the following topics: (1) number of universities, junior colleges, and appointed teacher training institutions; (2) number of graduates who obtained teacher certification; (3) percentage distribution of teachers by educational attainment; (4) minimum requirements for teacher certification; (5) minimum number of credits required for teacher certification (education-related subjects and kinds of certificates); (6) major subject studies required for lower secondary school teacher certificate; and (7) minimum requirements for New Teacher Certificates Revised in 1989/90. A description is given of teacher training at universities of education, teacher training at a faculty of education in the ordinary university, and teacher training for the non-education major. A brief discussion is presented on teacher training reform. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan).
Identifiers - Location: Japan