Education and Training in Japan, Volume 1
Thomas P. Rohlen, Christopher Bjork
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Education - 440 pages
This collection, written by Japanese and foreign scholars, represents an inclusive cross-section of the most important work in key areas of this field. Topics include: * the impact of Japanese education and training on Japan's economy and culture * the Japanese influence on the "East Asian approach" to education, in comparison with the educational systems of Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong * Japan's promotion of "learning organizations" and "Knowledge workers" for the Information Age.
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Merit as ideology in the Tokugawa Period
Significance change and continuity in modern Japanese
the Japanese approach
Justice principles in job distribution to Japanese youth
politics in education
harmony and cooperation
The changing role of the Japanese professor
how dead are they?
The knowledgecreating company
Japans smart schools
Different quality paradigms and their implications
Spiritual education in a Japanese bank
market and institutional
Japanese elementary school education
The egalitarian transformation of postwar Japanese
Crosscultural studies of mathematics teaching
The evolution of research on educational attainment
teaching in Japan and in the United States
differentiation and specialization
elementary schools in Japan
The sociopolitical background of educational crisis in Japan
Japanese education reforms in the 1980s
Internationalization in Japans elementary school social
Educational administration in Japan
how do they do it?
an exploratory essay
trouble in paradise?
Graduate education and research organization in Japan
Bullies in the classroom
Socialisation for college entrance examinations in Japan
Teacher internship and the culture of teaching in Japan
Creativity and Japanese education
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