What is Self-Awareness?

The key is to develop a few solid criteria that you are going to isolate and track from student to student and day to day. These are a little like when a doctor asks “how does it hurt on a scale of 1 to 10.” It’s not that 8 has some unchanging in-the-eyes-of-God meaning. The point is that you can begin to get some quantifiable grasp of your changing perceptions by gathering multiple entries over time.

Report: Japan – Education at a Glance

A 2016 OECD report on the state of education in Japan makes for interesting reading. Although not specific to English language education, the findings have implications on the shape of various English language programs that schools design and implement in their (and the government’s) desire to improve the effectiveness of English language teaching and learning at primary and secondary schools nationwide…

Japan’s Virtual Reality High School

In Japan, N High School is well into it’s first academic year as the first virtual reality learning institute that has full accreditation from the Government’s education ministry. The first intake of freshman numbered close to 1,500 students ranging in age from 15 to almost 90, all looking to acquire their high school certificates. While […]