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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(11), 571-575
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-11-20
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Analysis of the Education Systems of Japan and Ukraine

T.P. Kuchai1,

1Department of pre-primary and elementary education, Bohdan Khmelnytskiy national university at Cherkasy, Cherkasy, Ukraine

Pub. Date: November 26, 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the quality of higher education)

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T.P. Kuchai. Analysis of the Education Systems of Japan and Ukraine. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(11):571-575. doi: 10.12691/education-1-11-20


The article presents a comparative analysis, similarities and differences in the development of student learning and teacher training at universities in Japan and Ukraine are found. The origins of Japanese economic miracle are particularly suited to the training and education of the younger generation, combining western trends with the traditional humanistic educational principles. The Japanese education system, like Ukrainian, has undergone transformation towards humanistic many difficulties due to historical conditions and characteristics of the national mentality. Comparative analysis of the education system in Japan and Ukraine showed similar approaches in the educational process in schools: the structure of schools (primary, basic, senior), the operation of private schools, although there is a difference in the period of training; the use of credit- modular technology that promotes democratization of education; organizational forms of the educational process for the preparation of teachers (lectures, seminars, practical and so on.); Graduate School offers training both competition and on contract basis in government educational institutions; there are private educational universities.

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