・The frequency of school curriculum revisions should be increased to keep up with rapid changes of the time. The perspectives of human resource development in view of the emerging trend of the Fourth Industrial Revolution should also be incorporated in school curricula.
・JANE welcomes the proposal to make English an official school subject for fifth- and sixth-graders, and to lower the starting age of English lessons to third- and fourth-graders. Special attention should be paid to securing of sufficient class hours. English classes also need to incorporate teaching of practical skills such as logical discussion or effective presentation skills
・In the area of programming education, the priority should be placed on the teaching of programming skills themselves, which requires the allocation of adequate time and setting of common targets.
・Entrepreneurship education should be taught systematically with a focus on real life experiences in order to enhance students’ self esteem