Japan


  • 2-September-2014

    English

    Tohoku Cherry Tree Planting Ceremony

    Through the Tohoku School Project, the students have developed their capacities for innovation, leadership, and co-operation. They learned how to get the information they need when there isn’t a readymade answer in their textbook or a teacher to guide them. In other words, they learned how to learn – perhaps the most valuable lesson of all! said OECD Secretary-General.

  • 4-October-2012

    English, Excel, 5,098kb

    Quality Matters in Early Childhood Education and Care - Japan

    ECEC is a topic of increased policy interest in Japan where improving quality in the ECEC sector is a subject of growing importance. The OECD has identified five effective policy levers to encourage quality in the sector.

  • 23-November-2011

    English

    Education: OECD launches creative education project to help revitalise Japan's Tohoku region

    The OECD has launched an initiative with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Fukushima University and local schools for students in the Tohoku region to create and organise an event that will showcase the country’s recovery from the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake.

  • 28-June-2011

    English

    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.

  • 26-May-2009

    English

    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.

  • 14-June-2004

    English

    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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  • 23-May-2001

    English

    New School Management Approaches

    Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...

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  • 23-May-2001

    Spanish, , 157kb

    New School Management Approaches (overview in Spanish)

    Those who manage schools and educational systems today have an arduous task as schools everywhere are being asked to do more than ever before. They also face a complex world and seemingly endless pressures on resources and demands for better perf...

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