Modern Japan is a combination of ancient traditions and advanced technologies, a mixture of West and East in social life, culture. The country can serve as role model in many aspects.
In particular, the country's education system is considered one of the most competently built, organized, effective in the Asian territory and in the world. Education is recognized at the state level as one of the main means of ensuring economic growth in the country and a high standard of living for the Japanese
Training here has a number of features, one of the main ones is the accustoming to competition. Already in the kindergarten, young children get acquainted with the system of relations in the commercial world, in the labor market. From the junior school begins the passing of exams: the more prestigious the institution and the older the child, the more complex academic tests he will have to pass
The citizens of the country and foreigners receive training in pre-school, junior, middle, high school. Schooling lasts 12 years, the academic year is divided into trimesters and begins on April 1.
Foreign students are accepted by the boarding schools of Japan, they are private, paid, the quality of teaching in schools is controlled by the state. In most institutions, a five-day period is adopted. Private schools differ from municipal conditions of stay, training - in particular, classes in them take place in small classes (15 - 20 people against 40).
94% of local residents and foreigners receiving secondary education in the country finish high school. It is not easy to study in grades 10 to 12: students are expected to take profiled exams every six months, high academic load, but the result is appropriate.
After high school, foreign students can enroll in one of the universities. Bachelor's degree lasts 4 years, it takes 2 more years to obtain a master's degree.
Everyone wishing to obtain a professional diploma in the Land of the Rising Sun must master its state language. Japanese is most conveniently taught at specialized courses, they are offered by the universities of the country and by private specialized schools,language centers . Studying abroad for Russian students is possible only on condition of excellent knowledge of the language, as well as deep academic knowledge.
Courses are held throughout the year, the minimum duration of study is 2 weeks. Short-term courses can choose who want to spend a vacation or vacation in the country, long-term (up to 2 years) will suit those who study the language for academic purposes.