Education In Japan

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Fozia Soomro


Education in the sense of reading and writing began in Japan after the introduction of the Chinese writing system in the 6lh century or before. The aristocracy was educated in Confusion thought and Buddhism in the Nara (710-794) and Hein, (794-1185) periods. Buddhist priests were the first teachers in ancient Japan and temples became the centers of learning Education spread to the military class during the Kama Kura period2, (1185-1333) at the same time the peasantry was also increasingly exposed to education

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