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Japanese model of schooling comparisons with the United States by Ryoko Kato Tsuneyoshi

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Published by RoutledgeFalmer in New York .
Written in English


  • Education -- Japan -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Education -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • School management and organization -- Japan -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • School management and organization -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-213) and index.

StatementRyoko Tsuneyoshi.
GenreCross-cultural studies.
Series[Garland reference library of social science -- v. 1472]. -- Reference books in international education -- v. 27, Garland reference library of social science -- v. 1472., Garland reference library of social science -- v. 27.
LC ClassificationsLA1312 .T77 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22428386M
ISBN 10081533641
LC Control Number00059297

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expenditures are allotted to higher education, but in Japan, the proportion is only 10%. Also, 76% of kindergartens, which are not a part of the compulsory education system in Japan, are in the private sector. The predominance of the private sector at both ends of the education system is a unique feature of Japanese education. Preschool Education and Care in Japan Preschool education is called pre-primary education in the ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education, designed by UNESCO) and classified as “level 0.” On the contrary, primary and secondary education are classified respectively as level 1 and level 2. This means. Education in Japan is compulsory at the elementary and lower secondary levels. Most students attend public schools through the lower secondary level, but private education is popular at the upper secondary and university levels. Education prior to elementary school is provided at kindergartens and day-care centers. The programmes for those children aged 3–5 resemble those at y languages: Japanese.   “The Japanese Model of Schooling” by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi, a professor of comparative education at the University of Tokyo, is a timely contribution to this debate.