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Matsuoka, Ryoji – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2015
Sociologists in education have pointed out disparities associated with socioeconomic status (SES) in the Japanese compulsory education system that was once regarded as egalitarian. In addition to disparities between individual students, prior studies have empirically shown SES-based disparities among schools on important indicators such as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Institutional Characteristics, Teaching Conditions
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Nakazawa, Wataru – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2015
This paper examines people's attitudes toward public spending on education in Japan. It is well known that Japan has the smallest public education expenditure relative to GDP among the OECD countries, and this may yield unequal opportunities in education. The tax burden in Japan is small compared to those in OECD countries, and there may be no…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attitudes, Educational Finance, Expenditures
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Iwata, Yasuyuki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2015
A complication of teacher education policy in Japan is rooted in a gap between an image of teachers, which is held by society as a whole, and includes various character traits and the reality of Japanese university education. On the other hand, the expansion of an "open system" and lack of nationwide standard are making individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Fujimoto, Kazuhisa – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
From the historical viewpoint, is it possible that curriculum and teacher education could have been integrated at the beginning of the era of curriculum studies? This paper focuses on the development of type study in the 1910s by C. A. McMurry (1857-1929) as a pioneering curriculum theory surveying the scope of teacher education. McMurry was a key…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Theories, Curriculum, Educational History
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Tsuji, Atsuko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
In the context of educational practice and research, the individual is often understood in terms of autonomy. From this point of view, we will see our experience as cumulative, as inside of us, and as strengthening us against others. It means that the conception of experience tends to be understood primarily in relation to usefulness. In search of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Experience, Novels, Literature
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Arimoto, Akira – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
In the 21st century, when the universalization of higher education demands diversified students to be more involved in study and rather than in learning, the ideal of scholarship is expected to transform toward both teaching orientation and study orientation, with a focus on the teaching and study process in the classrooms with a result of being a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, College Faculty
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The dominant role of Kyoju-kai (the professoriate) in university governance in Japan is now facing a critical examination as part of university reforms in response to global competition. What are the determinants of the characteristics of participation in university governance by individual faculty members? In what way does the organizational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Higher Education, Governance
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Cummings, William K.; Bain, Olga – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The degree of equality in the delivery of education is an important dimension of variation. Some nations believe that the provision of a highly stratified system enhances quality, at least for the minority who are able to gain entry to the elite academic stream. In contrast, other nations prefer a more egalitarian approach to education where all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Access to Education
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Fukahori, Satoko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The discourse that an educated workforce is essential for a prosperous and sustainable economy in a knowledge-based society has invited heightened policy interest in higher education. In effect, many industrialized countries are approaching, or have already reached universal access, with the majority of their age cohorts enrolling in higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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Hou, Liming – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The primary goal of this paper is to examine what makes Chinese college students dissatisfied with entrance opportunities for higher education. Based on the author's survey data, we test two parameters which could be a potential cause of this dissatisfaction: 1) distributive inequality, which emphasizes the individual's dissatisfaction caused by…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries
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Matsuoka, Ryoji – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
Japanese compulsory education had been praised because of its equality around the early 80s. However, since the third wave-educational reform that began in the 1980s and still persists, it has been pointed out that there are disparities between schools in terms of students' socioeconomic background and academic performance. Although there have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Educational Change, Socioeconomic Background
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Shikita, Keiko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The past two decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in cross-border marriage in Southeast and East Asia largely as a result of increased population mobility as people move for work, study, lifestyle or even marital reasons. Japan is no exception with a substantial increase in the number of cross-border or "international marriages"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Marriage, Educational Strategies
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Vickers, Edward – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
Drawing on a recent collaborative and interdisciplinary study of East Asian Images of Japan, this article discusses contemporary Chinese portrayals of Japan, their political context, and their significance for Sino-Japanese relations. It questions some widely-held assumptions concerning the extent of "thought control" in an authoritarian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Relations, Asian Studies, Asian History
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Suetomi, Kaori; Murray, Nadezhda – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2014
The conditions required for a reform of the educational finance system as the foundation of compulsory education are 1) devolution to schools and introduction of national standards in order to deal with "individual equality" while compensating for the insufficiency of "aspectual equality," and 2) dealing with educational needs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Compulsory Education
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Yamazumi, Katsuhiro – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2013
Learning for disaster reconstruction carried out by teachers and children in schools faces the fundamental contradiction of how tragic memories leaving deep scars can be told and shared, and the attempts to deal with this problem. In this paper, in order to approach the issue of whether an educational practice which overcomes this contradiction is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Seismology, Natural Disasters, Trauma
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