Education in Japan

By Nick Clark, Editor, WENR CLICK TO READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN JAPANThe Japanese education system is modeled on and heavily influenced by its American counterpart. The Fundamental Law of Education, passed in 1947 under American occupation, introduced the 6+3+3+4 structure of Japanese…

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The Changing Structure of Higher Education in Mongolia

By Mijid Baasanjav, Begzjav Munkhbaatar, and Udval Lkhamsuren 1. Country Profile Mongolia is situated in the heart of Central Asia bordering with the Russian Federation to the north and the People‚Äôs Republic of China to the south, east and west. About a third of the…

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Education in Taiwan

by Nick Clark, Assistant Editor, WENR CLICK TO READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN TAIWAN Vital Facts and Figures Location: Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast…

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Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea

by John C. Weidman (University of Pittsburgh) and Namgi Park (Kwangju National University of Education, South Korea) READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN SOUTH KOREA 1. Introduction Education is one of the hottest topics in Korea at the moment and frequently makes headline news…

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Education in the Republic of Korea

The current higher education system in Korea is derived from both Eastern and Western traditions. After centuries of Confucian influence, the advent of missionaries from Europe and the United States facilitated a shift towards Western-oriented education in the late 1800s. In addition to establishing many…

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