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Japanese students overlooking education opportunities in Europe (for Japan Today)


http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/japanese-students-overlooking-education-opportunities-in-europe

TOKYO — Like Miki Matsuoka, who graduated last year from top-ranked IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, a generation of young Japanese stifled by their country’s grim economic and social situation – and roused, perhaps, by a newfound post-Fukushima appreciation for life’s transience – are increasingly alert to the vast professional opportunities available to them after an overseas education. Read the rest of this entry

Englishisation: Is it working? (for EURObiZ Japan, Japan Today)


http://eurobiz.jp/2015/03/englishisation/
http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/englishisation-is-it-working

TOKYO — Yuki Wachi and her husband cannot speak English, but they send their five-year-old daughter Tamami to a preschool where English is the primary language of instruction. Once Tamami finishes kindergarten and enters the Japanese public school system, Wachi and her husband will commit an additional ¥100,000 per month to after school English lessons for their daughter. Read the rest of this entry

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