Which country has the longest school day?
French kids put in 6 hours at day, while Americans spend 5-and-a-half hours at school. The school day was 4 hours 40 minutes in the United Kingdom and 3 hours 45 minutes in Germany. Japan, however, had the most school days per year–220 days–compared with 180 days for France and the United States.
Is Japanese school harder than American school?
Japanese students study very hard in high school, so they can pass the entrance exams to get into a reputable national or private university. This is the opposite of many American universities where the entrance is easy but graduation is difficult.
Why do Japanese kindergarteners wear yellow hats?
It is like she really thinks kids should play outside in camouflage. But attracting adult attention is exactly what the yellow hats are supposed to do. In Japan, the assumption is that the easier it is to see children, the easier it is for grown-ups to look out for them.
How much homework do Japanese students get?
Japanese students devote approximately two hours per weekday to homework, and about three hours on Sunday.
Are Japanese degrees recognized in the US?
Yes, Japanese degrees are credible in the US.
Can you get a job in Japan without speaking Japanese?
It’s certainly possible to work in Japan without speaking Japanese, though your options will be limited. Many use this job either as a secure means to live for one or two years before returning to their home countries, or as a springboard to their next careers in Japan.
Can I live in Japan without a degree?
In short, it is 100% possible to find work in Japan without a degree. As long as you can prove this to the Japanese government with the correct paperwork, you are eligible for that specific visa (you can read more on the details of this visa here.)