Education

Education
Language help for foreign students / Schools seek ways to bridge communication gap
With the number of non-Japanese schoolchildren increasing all over Japan, the need to improve Japanese-language education in schools has grown. Schools are exploring ways of teaching foreign students the Japanese language, an essential skill for learning activities in this country. This article is the first installment in a series on the topic.
Night schools for foreign workers to be set up across Japan
The government has basically settled on a plan that aims to have junior high night schools established in every prefecture by fiscal 2022, to create an environment that will enable an expected influx of foreign workers and their families to better assimilate into Japanese society.