— Latest update: May 2022 —
Japan may enjoy an international reputation for innovation, but this does not extend to the educational sector at large. Digital education technology has remained a backup in Japan, which lags most of the developed world when it comes to adapting technology to meet the needs of a modern classroom.
The Japan Times, In era of COVID-19, a shift to digital forms of teaching in Japan, 2020
Nowadays, facing a pandemic, the Japanese government has introduced several measures to modernize its education system for public elementary and junior high schools as well as for international students. Indeed, we can say that the use of advanced information technology enhances the potential to trigger a restructuring of the educational system ‘post-corona.’ Therefore, Japan’s online education is a market to keep an eye on.
International Trade Administration | Trade.gov., Japan Education Reform Updates, 2020
In addition, the e-learning language sector, especially English and Japanese, is also promising. The first is due to the economic privileges and status associations inside Japanese business and society; the second is for Japanese culture's vast popularity and attractiveness.
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