Ministry of Education Sports and Culture

The Japanese Constitution sets forth the basic national educational policy, as follows: “All people shall have the right to receive an equal education corresponding to their ability, as provided by law. The people shall be obligated to have all boys and girls under their protection receive ordinary education as provided for by law. Such compulsory education shall be free.”(Article 26)

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Education in Japan

Author:UNESCO, 2011


Author:Fact Sheet of Japan