Education Reform in Japan: A Course for Lifelong Learning

@article{Shimizutani2011EducationRI,
  title={Education Reform in Japan: A Course for Lifelong Learning},
  author={Satoshi Shimizutani},
  journal={Asia-Pacific Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={18},
  pages={105 - 114}
}
Japan's current education system has its origins in postwar reform, overemphasizing individualism and underemphasizing on Japan's history, traditions, and culture, resulting in the continuing decline in scholastic, physical, and socializing ability to date. This essay reviews the IIPS proposal on educational reform, which was supervised by former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, with the addition of the author's personal views. The IIPS proposal set the ultimate goal of education in Japan to… Expand
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