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ERIC Number: EJ791150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1464-3154
Education Reforms and English Teaching for the Deaf in Japan
Quay, Suzanne
Deafness and Education International, v7 n3 p139-153 Sep 2005
Deaf education is in a period of great transition in Japan as a result of the "Educational Reform Plan for the 21st Century" proposed by the Japanese education ministry. Unfortunately, the communication needs of deaf students have not been taken into account in the Plan's recommendations. One area where deaf students must attain the same achievement goals as their hearing peers is in "English as a foreign language" classes. Since most of the information about English teaching for the deaf in Japan is published in Japanese, the aim of this article is to review otherwise inaccessible sources for an English-speaking audience to show the current state of English education for the Deaf in Japan.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan