ERIC Number: EJ559057
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Building An Excellent Teacher Corps: How Japan Does It.
Kinney, Carol J.
American Educator, v21 n4 p16-23 Win 1997-1998
Explains the reasons why Japanese teachers seem to attain such high levels of performance as evidenced by the achievement of Japanese students in comparative international studies. Evidence is presented from background papers and case-site studies from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. It reveals Japan's highly competitive environment coupled with ongoing teacher training and classroom observations. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Japan