japanese school

Drunk Japanese vice principal stumbles into girls bathing area on field trip, urinates, loses job

A three-step plan to wreck everything.

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Niigata school superintendent resigns over improper use of Japanese word for “you”

The linguistic error was seen as insensitive in light of a horrific situation.

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Students in Finland, the world’s best-educated country, react to Japan’s harsh school rules

Would these Finnish students be as successful if they’d gone through the Japanese school system instead?

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Japanese teacher simply asks to be treated like a human being

Because working 16-hour days, every day with no overtime pay, does seem a bit much.

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What’s The Best Thing You Ever Said To Your Teacher (To Make Them Completely Lose It)?

We’ve all had teachers with a variety of temperaments. Some were cool, mellow. Some awkward, or just characters. (But hey, teachers are human too and they have to put up with students’ quirkiness as well).

Have you ever said or done anything that pushed your teacher over the edge, even for just a second? Below are an assortment of such utterances taken from a 2ch thread titled “Tell Us Something You Said That Pissed off Your Teacher.” Some of them may sound weird, and you may be shocked at the violent reaction of some of the teachers, but you need to take into account that some forms of hitting are still considered acceptable in Japanese schools. Read More