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2007年 文部科学白書(英文)

2007 White Paper on Education, Culture,Sports, Science and Technology

Promoting Educational Reforms Based on the Revised Basic Act on Education /Reform of Elementary and Secondary Education to Usher in a New Era of Education

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)Japan

Contents

Foreward(PDF:1163KB)

Chapter 1 Promoting Educational Reforms Based on the Revised Basic Act on Education

Section 1 Revision of the Basic Act on Education

1 Current Situation Surrounding Education

2 Establishment of the Revised Basic Act on Education

Section 2 Revisions to the Three Laws on Education

(1) Revised content in the School Education Law, etc.
(2) Revised content in the Law Concerning Organization and Functions of Local Education
(3) Revised content in the Education Personnel Certification Law and the Special Law for Education Officials

Section 3 Promoting Educational Reforms

1 Major Progress made in Educational Reforms
(1) Improvement of academic capabilities
(2) Fostering spiritual wealth
(3) Ensuring superior teachers
(4) Strengthening the organization and management systems of boards of education and schools
(5) Strengthening university education
(6) Improving educational functions of the family and of the community
(7) Reducing educational costs

2 Recent discussions at the Central Council for Education
(1) Basic Plan for the Promotion of Education
(2) Lifelong learning
(3) Primary and secondary education
(4) Higher education
(5) Sports and youth

Section 4 The Basic Plan for the Promotion of Education

1 Progress on the Considering the Basic Plan for the Promotion of Education

2 Significance of the Basic Plan for the Promotion of Education

Chapter 2 Reform of Elementary and Secondary Education to Usher in a New Era of Education

Section 1 Cultivating Solid Academic Achievement

1 The current state of academic achievement of Japanese children
(1) National assessment of academic ability
(2) Overview of the national academic achievement assessment
(3) Results of the 2007 assessment
(4) PISA (OECD Assessment of Student Academic Achievement) 2006

2 Enhancement of efforts aimed at improving solid academic achievement
(1) Action plan for improving academic achievement
(2) Improvement of conditions for ensuring the quality of education

Section 2 Cultivating Richness in Mind and Sound Body

1 Current state of children’s mental health and physical strength
(1) Current state of children’s mental health
(2) Current state of children’s physical strength

2 Measures aimed at developing richness in mind and normative consciousness

3 Dealing with children’s undesirable behavior

4 Measures aimed at improving children’s physical strength

Section 3 The Revision of the Courses of Study

1 Basic perspectives regarding the revision of the courses of study
(1) Circumstances until now
(2) Basic perspectives regarding the revision of the courses of study 
(3) Future plans 

2 Outline of “Regarding the Revision of Courses of Study for Kindergarten, Elementary School,
Lower Secondary School, Upper Secondary School, and Schools for Special Needs Education”
(Central Council for Education Report)
(1) Goal of education and philosophy of the current courses of study
(2) Current conditions for children, causes and background
(3) Basic perspectives regarding the revision of the courses of study
(4) Primary revision items for educational content 

3 Specific proposals in “Regarding the Revision of Courses of Study for Kindergarten, Elementary
School, Lower Secondary School, Upper Secondary School, and Schools for Special Needs Education”
(Central Council for Education Report)
(1) Improve kindergarten education
(2) Revising the framework of the elementary and lower secondary school curriculum
(3) Revising the framework of the upper secondary school curriculum 
(4) Improvements for Special Needs Education

Section 4 Improving the quality of teachers

1 Adoption of system for renewing educational personnel certificates
(1) Circumstances and goals for the adoption of the system for renewing educational personnel certificates
(2) The renewal system design
(3) Persons who can attend the certificate renewal course
(4) Requirements where extension of the valid period or course completion deadline will be allowed
(5) Exemption from completing the renewal course
(6) Certificate renewal course

2 Measures to deal with teachers with insufficient ability

3 Regarding the future of teacher compensation

Section 5 Building Schools that Meet People’s Trust and Expectations

1 Improving boards of education–Promotion of responsible local educational administration–
(1) Division of roles between national and regional government in educational administration and the importance of the board of education system
(2) Amendment of laws concerning the organization and management of local educational administration –Clarifying the structure of responsibility of boards of education and improving this structure–

2 The new modality of school management–Enhancing schools’ effectiveness as organizations–
(1) Assigning vice-principals and other new administrative positions to schools
(2) School adviser system
(3) Measures to evaluate schools and information provision
(4) Expansion of school discretion
(5) Promotion and use of community schools (school management council system)

3 Ensuring safe and secure educational environment
(1) Creating safe and secure school facilities
(2) Ensuring children’s safety on and off school grounds (see Part II, Chapter 8, Section 6-3)

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