Japan's "super" high schools foster scientific pursuits

03/30/2004 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

To combat a waning interest among secondary students in the sciences, the Japanese Ministry of Education has decided to create 26 "super" high schools offering advanced scientific coursework and labs with sophisticated equipment. Australian Peter Fensham, currently a visiting professor at Kobe University, praises the curriculum as "coherent" and "well-focused."

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