Educational Reform in Occupied Japan

Educational Reform in Occupied Japan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. During World War II, many Japanese students were enlisted to actively help in the war effort, effectively turning schools into factories. Bombings destroyed many schools. After the war, this left a lot for the occupation forces to help rebuild.The occupation team addressed the educational system. The Japanese methods were nearly opposite to that of the United States: control of schools was highly centralized, rote memorization of verbatim book knowledge without much interaction described the standard student-teacher relationship and the study texts were described as boring. The ratio of school years was made to resemble that of the United States' which was 6 years Elementary education: 3 years Lower Secondary education: 3 years Upper Secondary education: 4 years Higher Education.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135787608
  • 9786135787603