Aichi meets challenge of surge in non-Japanese students

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Aug 24, 2015

Aichi meets challenge of surge in non-Japanese students

Schools in Japan are struggling to meet the needs of children with non-Japanese parents who come from a diverse range of countries. Aichi Prefecture, which has the largest concentration of non-Japanese pupils in the country, has strong expertise in supporting Portuguese-speaking Brazilian children who had ...

Japan-Brazilian youths confidently making their mark nationwide

National May 8, 2014

Japan-Brazilian youths confidently making their mark nationwide

While language and cultural barriers have limited many Brazilians in Japan from actively participating in the wider community, the younger generation, fluent in Japanese, is rising to prominence in a variety of fields. Cultural ties between Japan and Brazil began over a century ago with ...