MEXT Minister submits inquiry to Central Council for Education on Elementary and Secondary School Education in a New Era

MEXT Minister Masahiko Shibayama visited the Central Council for Education on April 17th to submit an inquiry on the following 4 items for elementary and secondary school education in a new era. 1    Modality of compulsory education corresponding to a new era; 2    Modality of higher education corresponding to a new era; 3    Modality of education corresponding to the increasing […]

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Industry-Academia Collaboration in Japan – Opportunities for Foreign Companies

Technology transfer from science to industry has not been particularly well developed in Japan traditionally. Yet the country’s level of science is excellent and offers a good source for industry and even foreign companies. Before turning to the latest developments in the Japanese Science and Technology system in my next article, let me today make a detour to the situation […]

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