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Miki, Tadakazu; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Peterka, Judith; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2015
This policy profile on education in Japan is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Nakayama, Osamu – Journal of Character Education, 2015
While moral education is taught in the primary--and some in--the secondary grades, morality and ethics education has not been a subject since World War II in tertiary grades. Neverless Japanese universities have neither academic departments nor courses solely devoted to scholarship or instruction in the area of moral studies. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, College Instruction, Universities
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Schleicher, Andreas; Stewart, Vivien – Educational Leadership, 2008
Educators and governments are paying increasing attention to international comparisons as they seek to develop effective policies to improve the performance of their education systems. Data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are useful in revealing best practices across the world. Current data show that the United…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Academic Standards
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Sassani, Abul H. K. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1956
"Education in Taiwan (Formosa)" is based mostly on official reports of the Ministry of Education published in Taiwan, including other official and private reports which are not yet published. The text has been supplemented with additional data and information obtained from other official sources and through interviews with Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, Educational History, Educational Development