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Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Jun 18, 2023
Former Japanese soldier held in Soviet labor camp gives talks to children
Close to 600,000 Japanese soldiers are believed to have been held in Soviet labor camps in the wake of Japan's defeat in the war, with about 55,000 dying as a result of the conditions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 13, 2023
Homework will 'never be the same,' says ChatGPT founder
Artificial intelligence tools will revolutionize education like calculators did, but will not supplant learning, said ChatGPT's founder Sam Altman.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2023
Abrupt closure of upscale Tokyo international preschool stuns parents
Parents have been left to deal with the fallout of a dispute between the Chateau School's owner and the landlord of its building in ritzy Nishiazabu.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jun 5, 2023
Nagano school runs course for girls dreaming of idol stardom
Six girls dreaming of debuting as idols joined the inaugural class that will pursue both academic studies and performing arts at Saku Chosei Senior High School.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 5, 2023
13% of students in Japan prone to depression due to pandemic, study shows
Behavioral restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are believed to have been among the factors affecting children's mental well-being.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
May 29, 2023
No glory for bullies: South Korea's school violence epidemic
A phenomenon is sweeping the country, with people who were bullied publicly naming and shaming the perpetrators of school violence decades after the alleged crimes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
May 26, 2023
As competition heats up, Tokyo's international schools spruce up facilities
With families looking for an international learning experience having more options, renovating facilities is top of the to-do list for several institutions.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 25, 2023
Japan's flu season ongoing amid low immunity and end of COVID rules
Mass infections have forced some schools to close entirely or close some classes even after infections peaked in February.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 25, 2023
Tech claiming to protect U.S. schools from mass shootings prompts growing unease
School administrators are increasingly targeted with sales pitches for everything from drones to AI-powered surveillance cameras and weapons detectors.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 21, 2023
Japanese firms offer programming classes for children
Programming education became compulsory in 2020 but many teachers need help making support from local businesses valuable.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
May 16, 2023
Exploring Black identity in Japan isn't easy, especially when it comes to hair
The case of a Hyogo student told not to wear cornrows has prompted Black people in Japan to reflect on expression and identity in a homogeneous society.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 11, 2023
Tokyo teacher sent to prosecutors for murder was likely laden with debt
Kosuke Omoto, 36, allegedly fatally stabbed Masafumi Yamagishi, 63, at the latter's home in Tokyo's Edogawa Ward, apparently to steal valuables.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 10, 2023
Suspect arrested after junior high school boy stabbed in Tokyo's Ota Ward
The 13-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital, but his injuries appeared not to be life-threatening.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2023
American School in Japan unveils master plan for renewed campus
Renderings of ASIJ’s possible new look depict a winding, river-shaped building that allows its elementary, middle and high schools to flow into and interact with one another.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2023
50 students ill as gas smell reported at Osaka elementary school
Police received a report from firefighters at around 10:05 a.m. that a gaslike odor had been detected at Kamei Elementary School in the city of Yao.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 28, 2023
77% of junior high school teachers exceeded overtime cap in fiscal 2022
In a sign of improvement, however, the data showed that fewer teachers are working 60 hours or more a week, which would put them at greater risk of death by overwork.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 28, 2023
Japan should aim for 500,000 studying abroad, government panel says
The government's Council for the Creation of Future Education also called for the country to accept 400,000 international students to Japan by the same year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 24, 2023
Chinese members of Japan exchange program keen to build ties after COVID-19
A total of 22 have been sent to Japan in 2023, the first year a full dispatch of Chinese participants has been possible in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program since 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 22, 2023
About 6% of children of foreign nationals may not be attending school in Japan
The ministry believes that foreign children not in school decreased as education boards stepped-up efforts to create lists of names of foreign children and their school enrollment statuses.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 19, 2023
Junior high pupils take first online English speaking test in nationwide assessment
In the new online speaking test, some 54,000 third graders at roughly 500 junior high schools used their own personal computers to take the test.

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