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Japanese Education since 1945 : A Documentary Study - Edward R. Beauchamp

Japanese Education since 1945

A Documentary Study

Hardcover Published: 31st December 1993
ISBN: 9780873325615
Number Of Pages: 368
For Ages: 18 years old

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A study of postwar education in Japan which is intended to shed light on the development of Japanese educational policy. Major educational documents are included, some taken from records of the American occupation forces and others being original translations from Japanese sources.

List of Tables and Figuresp. ix
Japanese Education and the Development of Postwar Education Policy, 1945-1985
Introduction: Japanese Education since 1945p. 3
Selected Documents
War, Defeat, and Occupation, 1890-1952
Imperial Rescript on Education (October 30, 1890)p. 37
Japan: The Education System under Military Government (PWC-287a) (November 6, 1944)p. 38
Positive Policy for Reorientation of the Japanese (SWNCC 162/D) (July 19, 1945)p. 45
The Potsdam Proclamation (July 26, 1945)p. 49
School Education under the New Situation (I) (Hatsu Sen No. 118) (August 28, 1945)p. 50
United States Initial Post-Surrender Policy for Japan (August 29, 1945)p. 51
Educational Situation at End of the War (Fall 1945)p. 52
School Education under the New Situation (II) (Hatsu Koku No. 184) (September 12, 1945)p. 53
Educational Policy for the Construction of a New Japan (September 15, 1945)p. 55
Plan for Educational Control in Japan under Military Occupation (September 26, 1945)p. 58
Administration of the Educational System of Japan (October 22, 1945)p. 62
Problems Involved in Japanese Educational Reforms (October 26, 1945)p. 64
Memorandum on Investigation, Screening, and Certification of Teachers and Educational Officers (October 30, 1945)p. 68
Abolition of State Shinto (December 15, 1945)p. 70
Staff Study on Proposed Education Mission (CIE, GHQ, SCAP) (December 27, 1945)p. 71
Suspension of Courses in Morals (Shushin), Japanese History, and Geography (December 31, 1945)p. 74
Imperial Rescript on Reconstruction (January 1, 1946)p. 75
Committee of Japanese Educators (January 9, 1946)p. 77
Reorientation of the Japanese (February 15, 1946)p. 79
Bases for Educational Reconstruction (March 8, 1946)p. 82
Report of the [First] U.S. Education Mission: Digest (March 1946)p. 85
A Guide for the "New Education" (June 30, 1946)p. 90
The Constitution of Japan (November 3, 1946)p. 95
Revision of the Japanese Educational System (March 27, 1947)p. 97
School Education Law (Law No. 26) (March 29, 1947)p. 101
The Fundamental Law of Education (Law No. 25) (March 31, 1947)p. 109
The Japan Teachers' Union: Main Principles, Bylaws, Proclamations, Resolutions, Summary of Activities, Public Statements (First Convention, June 8, 1947)p. 112
Appeal to Educators (June 20, 1947)p. 116
The Board of Education Law (Law No. 170) (July 15, 1948)p. 117
Dr. Walter Ells's Convocation Address at the Opening of Niigata University (July 19, 1949)p. 118
White Paper on Education Prepared by the Japan Teachers' Union (May 1, 1950)p. 122
A Code of Ethics for Teachers (June 1952)p. 131
Consolidation and Reversal of Course, 1953-1960
Maintaining the Neutrality of Education (July 8, 1953)p. 135
Law for the Promotion of Science Education (August 8, 1953)p. 136
Report Concerning the Preservation of Political Neutrality of Teaching Staff (January 18, 1954)p. 136
Law No. 157: Concerning Temporary Measures for Ensuring Political Neutrality in Compulsory Education (June 3, 1954)p. 140
Opinion on Technical Education to Meet the Needs of the New Era (November 9, 1956)p. 141
The Emergency Declaration of the Japan Teachers' Union (December 22, 1957)p. 146
Economic Expansion and Student Unrest, 1960-1973
The Advance of Manpower Capability and Promotion of Scientific Technology (July 1960)p. 148
Request for Measures for the Establishment and Promotion of the Advance of Technical Education (August 25, 1961)p. 152
Prime Minister Ikeda's Campaign Speech for the Upper House of the Diet (May 25, 1962)p. 154
Contributions of Education to Economic Growth (November 5, 1962)p. 156
Problems and Strategies in Manpower Development during Economic Growth: Report of the Economic Investigation Council (January 14, 1963)p. 159
Japan Teachers' Union 1966 Convention Goals (May 1, 1966)p. 164
The Image of the Ideal Japanese (December 15, 1966)p. 164
Course of Study for Junior High Schools: Moral Education (1969)p. 168
A Proposal Concerning the Fundamental Issues of Education (September 1969)p. 170
Problems Concerning Students (1964)p. 171
Reviews of National Policies for Education: Japan (January 11, 1970)p. 197
Social Education in a Rapidly Changing Society (April 30, 1971)p. 211
Basic Ministry of Education Guidelines for the Reform of Education (June 11, 1971)p. 215
Basic Guidelines for the Reform of Higher Education (1971)p. 224
The Formation of Human Character in the New Industrial Society-The Ideal Form of Education from a Long-Term Perspective (March 15, 1972)p. 230
How Japanese Education Ought to Be (June 14, 1972)p. 234
From "Oil Shock" to Economic Giant, 1973-1990
Features of Education in Japan: Background (1975)p. 236
Japan's Private Universities (1987)p. 245
Ministry of Education Directive Concerning the Prevention of Delinquency of Pupils (November 25, 1980)p. 259
Concerning the [Ministry of Education] Survey of Actual Conditions of Moral Education in Public Elementary and Junior High Schools (August 5, 1983)p. 261
Moral Education (1983)p. 263
Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone's Formal Request on Education Reform at the First General Meeting of the Provisional Council on Educational Reform and His Address (September 5, 1984)p. 268
Study of Educational Reform and Improvement of Entrance Examination System: Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone's "Seven-Point Proposal" on Educational Reform (December 10, 1983)p. 270
Progress Report by "Quality of Education" Panel of the Central Education Council (November 15, 1983)p. 272
Yomiuri Shimbun Opinion Survey on Education (March 1984)p. 276
Seven Recommendations to Revitalize School Education (March 13, 1984)p. 280
A Proposition from Businessmen for Educational Reform: In Pursuit of Creativity, Diversity, and Internationality (July 1984)p. 284
Japan Teachers' Union's Views on the Bill to Establish the Provisional Council on Educational Reform (March 27, 1984)p. 291
The Japan Socialist Party's Counter-Proposal to the Establishment of the Provisional Council on Educational Reform (March 21, 1984)p. 293
Introductory Note on the National Council on Educational Reform (no date, probably 1984)p. 295
Summary of First Report on Education Reform (June 26, 1985)p. 297
Reforms to Invigorate Education and Inspire Public Confidence (April 23, 1986)p. 304
Reform of Elementary and Secondary Education (April 1, 1987)p. 313
Reforms for Coping with the Changes of the Times (April 1, 1987)p. 321
Higher Education Reform Proposals (August 1987)p. 329
Implementation of Educational Reform (August 1987)p. 335
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ISBN: 9780873325615
ISBN-10: 0873325613
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 31st December 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.67