World Outlook Volume 4

World Outlook Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...center, and that of the Far East, for hither come students from India and China, from Chosen (Korea) and the Philippines. Not less than 15,000 Chinese officials WORLD OUTLOOK HONORABLE TOY Keen admiration Page 7 Co-education exists only in the lower grades of the elementary schools. Since schools have been limited the preference has usually been given to the boys, and the chances for higher education for girls have been small. The Mission Schools with their emphasis on the dignity of woman have helped in creating a new sentiment in this regard; so that there is no doubt but that a few years will show a marked advance in the educational status of women. There is only one institution for women now bearing the name of University, and this is located at Tokyo; but there are many schools where girls may pursue their studies bey o n d t h e elementary grades and still have training in domestic arts and homekeeping, which are part of the curriculum in all girls' schools. The Imperial Universities and the Higher High Schools are the only educational institutions under direct federal control, the others being administered by, municipal or state authorities. However all schools are standardized and subject to government inspection and supervision. The rural schools are sometimes a little behind, but ordinarily:1 child may move from one province to another without fearing any loss of standing on account of the change, so completely unified is the whole system. The small-townMethodist-minister's wife would no doubt welcome such regulation here, after Small Daughter has had to drop back in school four times from moving to new homes. There are fewer ways of self-help for the student in Japan than in America, and less free time to devote to...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236770471
  • 9781236770479