Japan


20-June-2013

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Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

4-October-2012

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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.

7-September-2012

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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Japan

Although the salaries of experienced teachers in Japan are high relative to other OECD countries, their starting salaries are lower and working hours are longer. Moreover, different from the trend across OECD countries, teachers’ salaries have been declining since 2000 in real terms.

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24-April-2012

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The OECD skills strategy and its relevance for Japan

Without adequate investment in skills, people languish on the margins of society, technological progress does not translate into inclusive economic growth, and countries can no longer compete in an increasingly knowledge-based global society, said OECD Secretary-General.

23-November-2011

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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.

13-September-2011

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Education at a Glance 2011: Country note – Japan

The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.

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13-September-2011

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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.

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