education

Kindai University’s legendary opening ceremony blows away new students with confetti and idols

Light displays, idol dances, motivational speeches, celebrity appearances–you name it, they’ve got it.

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“We wasted so much time in English class” — Japanese Twitter user points out major teaching flaw

One simple chart could have made all the difference.

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Japanese high school will suspend students who don’t reveal their social media account names

Schoolgirl’s teacher says that if she doesn’t like being monitored online, she can drop out of school instead.

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This nonconformist Japanese schoolgirl is ready for any bullies who tease her about her backpack

Mom was worried about other kids teasing her six-year-old, but this kid is wise (and tough) beyond her years.

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Another women’s university in Japan to accept transgender women, the first in Kyushu

Another win for transgender rights in Japan.

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Anime-style isekai story is actually an English-learning textbook from Japan’s public broadcaster

Ordinary schoolgirl sets out to save fantasy world from an evil dragon while readers set out on the path to learn English.

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Don’t like trigonometry? Then you’re just like Hitler, says Japanese high school English teacher

Further proof that any argument will eventually have someone call the other person a Nazi.

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Japanese net user finds U.S. propaganda film from WWII and draws unusual conclusion

An American wartime propaganda video has one Japanese citizen reflecting on his nation’s societal structure today.

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Poop Campus now accepting students to learn Japanese kanji through steaming piles of fun

The Internet just got a whole lot crappier.

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Uncle and netizens confused about child’s low grade on math assignment

Have you ever had a teacher this strict?

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Bizarre English test in Japan asks students about winged vegetables, launches new meme

Say hello to the Four Heavenly Kings of Center Listening.

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Japanese teacher punches high school boy in the face, social media is still on his side【Video】

“Well, yeah, of course you’re gonna get punched if you talk to someone that way.”

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Educator offers advice for Japanese schoolgirls who get asked out by their teachers

”Trash” is the lesson’s keyword.

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Crushing workload at schools is causing more Japanese teachers to crumble from chronic depression

Teaching is merely one small facet of being a public school educator in Japan.

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Japanese school bans non-white masks for students, teacher can’t believe dumb waste of time

Dress code detail is a waste of time to even discuss, frustrated junior high teacher says.

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Japanese school has ridiculous reason for not letting cold schoolgirl wear tights under her skirt

Mom suspects staff might just be a bunch of perverts.

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Japanese government worker fired for lying about having LESS education than he really does

College graduate said he only graduated from high school, loses job he held for 38 years.

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Japanese student told they will be penalized for not using a ruler to draw multiplication lines

Japanese schools continue in their quest to make math as annoying and tedious as possible.

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9+3=12? Nope, that’s wrong, says Japanese kid’s elementary school, thanks to “cherry calculation”

Stupidly rigid rules dangle down to infuriate older brother.

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Teachers reprimanded for using Japanese imperial flag and apparent war propaganda on school test

The tests were confiscated and the teachers forced to apologize to students.

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