Know your rights as a language teacher

Issues | LEARNING CURVE Apr 10, 2019

Know your rights as a language teacher

by Kris Kosaka

Dennis Tesolat is chair of the General Union based in Osaka. Founded in 1991, the organization is part of a national private sector trade union known as Zenkoku-Ippan (the National Union of General Workers), which belongs to a confederation known as Zenrokyo (National Trade ...

Japan's Lower House approves free preschool education bill

National / Politics Apr 9, 2019

Japan's Lower House approves free preschool education bill

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation to expand child care support by offering free preschool education from October, with the move coming as Japan struggles to reverse its falling birthrate. The free education program, expected to cost ¥776 billion a year, is a ...