ERIC Number: ED472623
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Can the Japanese Change Their Education System?
Goodman, Roger, Ed.; Phillips, David, Ed.
The nine papers included in this book are: "The Why, What and How of Educational Reform in Japan" (Roger Goodman); "Why Reform Japanese Education?" (William K. Cummings); "Destruction and Reconstruction: A Comparative Analysis of the Education Reform in Japan and Germany under the U.S. Military Occupation After World War Two" (Masako Shibata); "The Third Great Reform of the Japanese Education System: Success in the 1980s Onwards" (Christopher P. Hood); "Japanese Educational Reform: Developments and Prospects at Primary and Secondary Level" (Peter Cave); "Japanese Nationalism and the Reform of English Language Teaching" (Robert W. Aspinall); "Globalisation and the Recent Reforms in Japanese Higher Education" (Yoke Tsuruta); "Changes in Mathematics Teaching in Japan: Are They Real or Rational?" (Julia Whitburn); and "Postscript. Reflections on British Interest in Education in Japan" (David Phillips). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mathematics Instruction, Nationalism, Second Language Instruction
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Japan; United Kingdom