National Feb 5, 2018

More of Japan's junior high schools include English in entrance exams

More and more private junior high schools in the Tokyo metropolitan area and the Kansai region are introducing English into their general entrance examinations. Parents are also showing great interest in the subject, reflecting progress in globalization and anticipated changes in the question format on ...

Editorials Dec 25, 2014

Testing students' ability to think

An education ministry council could be presenting an over-idealized picture of its proposed reforms of Japan's university entrance exams, often criticized for placing too much emphasis on rote learning.