Presenter Information

Jieying ZhouFollow

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

Japan, Education, Society

Biography

Jieying Zhou double majors in Japanese and Psychology. She is Chinese, but has a six-year living experience in Japan. A short term exchange student life made her decide to study abroad in the United States.

Major

JPN, PSY

Advisor for this project

Dr. Rivas

Start Date

20-4-2017 10:45 AM

End Date

20-4-2017 12:00 PM

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to analyze how yutori education system affected Japanese society in different fields. Yutori kyoiku (relaxed education), which was announced in 1998, is a change that the government decided to give younger Japanese:an education system with lower pressure. It was used in all Japanese schools for about twenty years. Through the growth of people who had yutori education, more Japanese people started to realize there are several negative effects caused by this policy in Japanese society. This paper will focus on the failure of yutori education and why it brought a different result from people’s expectations.

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Apr 20th, 10:45 AM Apr 20th, 12:00 PM

How Yutori Education System Affected Japanese Society

The purpose of this paper is to analyze how yutori education system affected Japanese society in different fields. Yutori kyoiku (relaxed education), which was announced in 1998, is a change that the government decided to give younger Japanese:an education system with lower pressure. It was used in all Japanese schools for about twenty years. Through the growth of people who had yutori education, more Japanese people started to realize there are several negative effects caused by this policy in Japanese society. This paper will focus on the failure of yutori education and why it brought a different result from people’s expectations.