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Takayama, Keita – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2013
In this paper, I develop a critique of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)-based lifelong learning policy discourse with a particular focus on "key competencies" (KCs) and its equity implications for school curricular policies. First, I review the discussion of KCs in the writings by the OECD-affiliated…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, International Organizations, Educational Policy, Equal Education
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Quiñones-Guerra, Víctor R. – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2016
Nobuko Sakurai (2015) presents insightful research results that help educators better understand the impact of translation as it limits reading quantity, reading comprehension, and reading rate in an extensive reading (ER) program. Overall, the results of the study encourage educators to restrict translation as a means of obtaining better results…
Descriptors: Translation, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Reading Comprehension
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Abiko, Tadahiko – Research Papers in Education, 2011
This article comments upon James and Pollard's contribution in comparison with perspectives on pedagogy in Japan, where the concept has tended to be discredited by academics. TLRP's clusters of 10 principles are reviewed and found to be persuasive and meaningful, especially in relation to the following points: the emphasis on recognising…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Economic Status, Well Being, Foreign Countries
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Shi, Lili; Yonezawa, Akiyoshi – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This article examines the Japanese response in terms of innovation capacity and entrepreneurship enhancement under the ever-changing economic environment. Particular focus would go to the interactions among government, industry and universities in the national innovation system at a macro level, and entrepreneurship education at the institutional…
Descriptors: Innovation, Universities, Research and Development, Economic Progress
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Ho, Felix M. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
This Forum article addresses some of the issues raised in the article by Ying-Syuan Huang and Anila Asghar's paper entitled: "Science education reform in Confucian learning cultures: teachers' perspectives on policy and practice in Taiwan." An attempt is made to highlight the need for a more nuanced approach in considering the Confucian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Confucianism, Asian Culture
Shuji, Sugie – 1999
This chapter gives a brief history of cooperative learning in Japan, describes several types of Japanese cooperative learning, offers short vignettes of modern situations in which cooperative learning has been effective, and concludes with thoughts about the future of cooperative learning in the Japanese context. Learning in Japan was structured…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Moser, Jason; Harris, Justin; Carle, John – ELT Journal, 2012
This article reports on a teacher-talk training course for Japanese primary school teachers, who are preparing to teach "communicative English" for the first time. The article argues that teacher-talk training is important for communicative classes with young students because most of the input and interaction is by default teacher…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Language Teachers, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Oda, Masaki – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2007
In an article on English and national identity, Spring gives a historical survey of the role of English and its relation to Japanese national identity. Although English was discouraged during World War II, as it was considered the language of enemy, it was again "made an important academic language and in 1956 was included in entrance…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Secondary Schools, Nationalism, War
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Macbeath, John – Educational Review, 2006
The term "pupil voice" has, in recent years, become part of a wider discourse but tends to refer to a limited conception of young people "having a say" within the bounds of school convention. This article is about what Henry Giroux terms "border crossings," in which voice develops through a physical and intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Cross Cultural Studies, Interviews
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Kotloff, Lauren J. – Young Children, 1993
Discusses methods for promoting cooperative learning among preschoolers and the history of these methods. Describes class projects and activities at Dai-ichi Preschool in Japan, which uses group and individual activities to build a classroom group that fosters children's growth and creativity and supports children's efforts. (BB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperation, Cooperative Learning, Creativity
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Lewis, Catherine C.; Perry, Rebecca R.; Friedkin, Shelley; Roth, Jillian R. – Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
The authors comment on the article by Morris and Hiebert in three ways. First, they add thoughts about why improvement efforts often focus on teachers, rather than teaching. Second, they offer evidence from U.S. lesson study research that focus on teaching can improve both students' learning and teachers' learning. Finally, they suggest that the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Change, Instructional Improvement, Mathematics Education
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Zhao, Yali; Hoge, John D. – Social Education, 2006
In the early months of 2005, much of the world celebrated the 60th anniversary of the World War II Allied victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Around the same time, protests erupted in Asia against a revised Japanese history textbook, "The New History Textbook," which critics said covered up Japanese World War II atrocities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, War, Current Events
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Heaton, George R., Jr. – Issues in Science and Technology, 1988
Discusses cooperative research and development between the United States and Japan. Describes the mechanisms and misconceptions of the Japanese cooperative research system. Reports past experiences involving cooperation and gives some suggestions for future activities. (YP)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, International Cooperation, International Programs
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Bensinger, Samantha – Schools: Studies in Education, 2012
In this essay, a high school senior reflects on her educational experience as a journey beginning with her difficult decision to stay at Francis W. Parker School for high school and ending with her current search for a college where she can continue to explore the nature of education. Her narrative focuses on her experience in an elective course…
Descriptors: College Admission, Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Democracy
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Walton, Joan – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2016
This paper offers a response to Dr. Noriyuki Inoue's article published in this issue of the "International Journal for Transformative" research, entitled "The Role of Subjectivity in Teacher Expertise Development: Mindfully Embracing the 'Black Sheep' of Educational Research." Inoue freely uses the terms…
Descriptors: Role, Educational Research, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries
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