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28-June-2011

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Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

8-September-2009

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Education at a Glance 2009 - Summary of key findings: Japan

This 2009 edition of Education at a Glance includes first results from TALIS, a survey on teacher practices, new analysis of the social benefits of education, new information on long-term unemployment and involuntary part-time work among young adults, and new data on the benefits of education.

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26-May-2009

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School students still being held back by gender perceptions, OECD study shows

In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.

3-March-2008

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Thematic Review of Tertiary Education - Country Note for Japan

This Country Note on Japan forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist countries in the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of their social and economic objectives.

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18-September-2007

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Education at a Glance 2007 - Briefing Note Japan

This note contrasts key findings for Japan with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.

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12-September-2006

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Education at a Glance 2006 - Briefing Note: Japan

This note summarizes the main characteristics of the Japan's education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.

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5-July-2006

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Thematic Review of Tertiary Education - Country Background Report - Japan (English)

This Country Background Report for Japan was prepared by the Higher Education Bureau of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.

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13-September-2005

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Education at a Glance 2005 - Japan Briefing Note

This note summarizes the main characteristics of the Japan's education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance 2005” provides an up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.

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4-August-2004

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Report on Financial Management, Japan, IMHE-HEFCE

Japan’s higher education system is unique compared to those in most of the other OECD countries in the sense that it comprises both public and private sectors. The public sector consists of the National Universities, which are established by the national government, and Local Public Universities, which are established by prefectures and other local governments. While the private institutions enroll by far the majority of students,

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14-June-2004

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Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers - Report on Japan

This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View a report on Japan, one of 25 countries that took part.

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