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Unique Japanese School Supplies | Life in Japan Episode 226

September 9, 2023 - 08:36
You haven't seen school supplies until you've seen Japanese school supplies, and in this episode of Life in Japan we're going to see what all goes into preparing for public school in Japan. (Life in Japan)
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Watercolor Basics for Beginners Let's paint bright red tomatoes!

September 7, 2023 - 13:57
This is Shibasaki, a painting instructor. A watercolor section for beginners is about to begin. Let's paint a bright red tomato today. You are welcome to join me. (Watercolor by Shibasaki)
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Many Japanese schools in turmoil as lunch provider faces bankruptcy

September 7, 2023 - 03:17
A number of schools across Japan are urgently seeking ways to provide meals for their students following the sudden discontinuation of lunch catering services. (NHK)
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Sexual offense history verification to be mandated in Japan schools

September 6, 2023 - 08:09
As Japan works toward a system to verify the sexual offense history of individuals working in professions involving children, the Children and Families Agency presented a draft report on Tuesday regarding the "Japanese version of the DBS" (Disclosure and Barring Service). (News On Japan)
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The Geisha Who Took Down a Prime Minister

September 5, 2023 - 16:25
In 1989, Uno Sōsuke burst onto the scene as the new prime minister of Japan. Only 69 days later, he'd resign - and all because of a geisha named Nakanishi Mitsuko. (Unseen Japan)
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Schools in Tokyo's richest ward to send all students to Singapore

September 5, 2023 - 07:01
All public junior high schools in Tokyo's upmarket Minato Ward are planning school trips to Singapore next year, at a cost to the student of no more than 70,000 yen. (News On Japan)
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Japan doctoral program admissions fall over 20% in 20 years

September 5, 2023 - 03:02
The number of students enrolling in doctoral programs in Japan has dropped by one-fifth over the past 20 years, government and other data show, in what business leaders say reflects the lack of attractive job opportunities for Ph.D.s. (Nikkei)
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All Japan's CRAZY CUSTOMS In 4 Minutes

September 2, 2023 - 16:11
I've been saying this but if you're not Japanese, then people won't care if you follow those customs or not, because they'll say "oh! you're a foreigner lel" and you can get away with most of the things (Sora The Troll)
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An inside look at Japan's growing immigrant population

September 2, 2023 - 07:23
Around 2.93 million foreigners were living in Japan as of the end of 2020, that's a record high propelled by a surge in technical trainees and overseas students. (News On Japan)
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Japan accepting more foreign residents with 'specified skilled worker' status

September 2, 2023 - 04:50
Japanese immigration authorities say the number of foreign residents with "specified skilled worker" status has doubled from last year. (NHK)
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Aussie Parents Separated From Their Children Due To Japanese Law

September 2, 2023 - 04:33
Aussie parents have been cut off from their children due to a Japanese law that means separated parents do not share custody. So far, at least 82 Australian children have been taken away from their parents. (The Project)
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Concerns rise over 'kids' hair removal'

August 31, 2023 - 08:42
As summer kicks in and more skin is exposed, the trend of "kids' hair removal" is on the rise, particularly among elementary and junior high school students. (News On Japan)
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Elementary school teacher secretly films students to 'see their undies'

August 31, 2023 - 08:22
A 25-year-old male teacher at an elementary school in Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture, has been dismissed from his position for secretly filming his female students, with a desire to see their underwear. (News On Japan)
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All STUPIDEST Things Japanese People Say In 4 Minutes

August 30, 2023 - 07:29
Sometimes Japan is wild (Sora The Troll)
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Urgent proposal to tackle teacher shortages, long working hours

August 29, 2023 - 04:21
A panel of experts has made an urgent proposal for concrete measures towards workstyle reform in schools to address issues such as long working hours for teachers in Japan. (News On Japan)
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Day in the Life of a Japanese Train Conductor

August 28, 2023 - 05:27
This is the typical day working in Japan for a train railway conductor or Japanese electric railway company. We go inside their workplace to see Japanese work culture as they all work as a team to run the train line together in the small tranquil town of Choshi in Japan. (Paolo fromTOKYO)
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Mystery of the Komuso (ft. Renzoh Flutes and Hon-on Shakuhachi)

August 28, 2023 - 05:20
The Komuso are mysterious figures of old Japan. In this video, with the help of Shawn from Renzoh Flutes and Nick from Hon-on Shakuhachi, we will seek to discover the truth behind this fascinating figures and the music they played! (The Shogunate)
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Number of school students in Japan falls to record low

August 25, 2023 - 02:33
The number of students in elementary and junior high schools in Japan has reached an all-time low due to declining birthrates, a new survey reveals. (News On Japan)
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Education Ministry will seek funding to tackle teacher shortage

August 23, 2023 - 08:55
Japan's education ministry plans to offer financial support to help schools attract new teachers. The move comes as fewer people want to enter the profession due to its long hours and heavy workload. ()
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Japan to require day nurseries, schools to block sex offenders from jobs

August 22, 2023 - 03:48
Japan plans to require day nurseries, kindergartens and schools to use a government system to confirm that those applying to work there are not convicted sex offenders, sources close to the matter said Monday. (Kyodo)
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