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  • Capital Tokyo
  • Official Languages Japanese
  • Population 127.3 million
  • International tertiary students 36,389 Source: UNESCO
  • Australian share (number) 1,855
  • Australian share (percentage) 5 percent

Japan education market profile

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Factsheet on vocational education in Japan
Wednesday, May 27, 2015Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Reports
This factsheet provides a broad overview of the structure, scale and characteristics of the vocational education sector in Japan. The aim of the briefing is to familiarise Australian institutions with ...
Showcase mission profiles Australian VET sector in Japan
Tuesday, May 26, 2015Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Austrade update
The first Austrade-organised VET showcase mission to Japan was held in April, with the aim of positioning Australia’s VET sector for future growth in the market. An event report is now available, toge ...
Australia jumps to second-most preferred destination for short-term study abroad by JapaneseMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, May 12, 2015Updates | Higher education
Australia is now the second-most preferred destination for short-term study abroad among Japanese university students studying at an overseas partner university. Previously at fifth place, the latest ...
Japanese nursing school seeks Australian partner for study tour programMIP subscribers only
Tuesday, May 12, 2015ELICOS | Higher education | Opportunities
A vocational Japanese nursing school is seeking an Australian institution to host a three-week study tour program (English plus nursing) for 40–60 students in May or June in 2018.
Represent your university at school study abroad fair in JapanMIP subscribers only
Monday, May 04, 2015Schools | Higher education | Opportunities
Following the Austrade-run Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition in November 2015, Senzoku Gakuen school will be holding its 2015 Australian University Fair. Australian universities are invi ...

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