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March/April 2018 Issue

March/April 2018 Issue

Education in Transition - Will People Be Better Prepared by Education for a New Economic Society ?

Contents : March/April 2018 Issue (No.218)
Education in Transition - Will People Be Better Prepared by Education for a New Economic Society?
Publisher's Note
A Better Globalization
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Education in Transition - Will People Be Better Prepared by Education for a New Economic Society ?
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
New Role Model of Education for New Age
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 2
Education Policy Is Today a Global Challenge
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 3
Educating Learners for Their Future, Not Our Past
By Andreas Klaus Reinhold Schleicher
Cover Story 4
Effects of Education & Globalization on Income Inequality in Asia
By Kang H. Park
Cover Story 5
Education for Innovation in Japan & the US: Challenges & Approaches in the University Setting
By Richard B. Dasher
Cover Story 6
Interview with Hiroko Miyakoshi, Project Assistant of i.school
Innovation Education - a Tool to Exploit the Potential of Creativity for All
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 7
Interview with Markus Kokko, Press & Culture Counsellor, Finnish Embassy
The Innovative Finnish Education System
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
Interview with Ken Sakamura, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty, INIAD, Toyo University
Education for Ubiquitous Network Society - Toyo University's Big Project
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 9
Interview with Akihiro Ozawa, Route H's Director, Benesse Corporation
The Best & Brightest Youth in Japan Now Choose to Study Abroad
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 10
Roundtable on Japanese Tertiary Education as Seen by a Diverse Student Panel
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
After the Disaster: Ghosts of the Tsunami
By Roland Kelts
Special Article 2
Asia Matters! Progress in Trade Policy Negotiations at the Asia Summits & the Reaction of the EU
By Claudia Schmucker
Special Interview
Interview with Hon. Lui Tuck Yew, Ambassador of Singapore to Japan
Cooperation Between Singapore & Japan Contributing to Asia-wide Regional Governance
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Recent JEF Activity
JEF Forum 2017 - Examining Growth Strategy & Stimulants & Impediments to Growth Among Japan & Her Partners
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Economic Indictors for Japan
Is Labor Share Decreasing?
By Nobuo Iizuka

【Next Issue】 The May/June 2018 issue will highlight young METI officials’ report on “Challenges to the Japanese People and Government” issued in 2017. These challenges are commonly shared by much of the rest of the world and our issue will explore solutions to them, hopefully prompting consideration of how individuals can spend better lives. Our next issue will be published on our website on May 10, 2018.