Category: Education

Disability Education Japan

Japan’s Education Ministry proposes ‘Disability Promotion Plan’

“Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has put together a priority policy “Disability Promotion Plan” to be tackled from this fiscal year to support the activities of disabled people in each field such as school education, lifelong learning, cultural arts.”

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Shizuoka prefecture’s board of education re-examines prefectural employment rate of disabled people

“The Shizuoka prefectural board of education re-examined all faculty and staff on the 2nd October on the issue of inflating the employment of persons with disabilities. As a result, the prefectural board of education employment rate of persons with disabilities was initially  reported to be 1.63%, the statutory employment rate (is 2 · 4%), which is the highest in the world. The actual figure was reported to be 2. 47%. day,  Kazuaki Naomi, the director of  prefectural assembly council of political affairs for Shizuoka explained.”

Disability Discrimination Education Hyogo Japan

Takarazuka City Board of Education member apologizes for remarks about disabled girl

“Takarazuka City Board of Education said on Monday that a male (72), who was a board of education, attending public elementary schools in the city, said something to a mother of a fourth-graded girl (9) suffering from incurable diseases ” that the city’s board of education recognized the remark as “discrimination”. The man submitted his resignation last month and it was accepted on the 26th.”