Education and Skills in Japan

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Education is a structured system where knowledge and skills are imparted from the teacher to the student. There are usually three main stages in education from primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Primary education introduces the child to world of knowledge and equips the child the basic ideas which determine the future position in life.


Adult education has also offered to cater for those never had childhood education or those who want to further their informal education. Market offers avenues where the skills acquired through the education system are applied. A balance between education which supply skilled and vocationally-oriented workforce and the market has to be established for viable economy of a country to grow. The future of a country economic growth and development is much dependent on emphasis placed on the education system which supply work force in the market.
Education and skills that an individual possesses form the personality and worthiness in the society. The role of education is the social purpose, intellectual purpose, economic purpose and civil/political purpose. The economic purpose reflects that most of those countries with high levels of literacy are the richest countries in the world based on GDP per capita. Market requires education and skills that are able to meet its workforce qualifications successfully. There are usually two approaches i.e. basic scenario and target scenario which if well formulated leads to high levels of employment coupled with high quality jobs for economic growth.
Current Market requires individuals who are knowledgeable and well equipped with new sophisticated technologies to offer solutions in the society. ...
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