Haruaki Deguchi

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The direction of education in Japan

Commentary / Japan Sep 30, 2018

The direction of education in Japan

Japan has the 6-3-3-4 education system — compulsory education of six years in elementary school and three years in junior high school. Students then commonly go on to three years in high school and four years in university. International comparisons show that after completing their ...