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The role of Christian schools in Japanese female education in Meiji era

Mayumi Kondo

The role of Christian schools in Japanese female education in Meiji era

by Mayumi Kondo

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 2002.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Th`eses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20135564M
ISBN 100612739406
OCLC/WorldCa54066065

Teaching English in Japan 5 Introduction This essay is a history that relates the Japanese tradition of accepting and adapting aspects of foreign culture, especially as it applies to the learning of foreign languages. In particular, the essay describes the history of English education in Japan by investigating its developments after the Meiji Size: KB. The Meiji Restoration Era, The Meiji Restoration Era, Change was the currency of the Meiji era (–). From the day the teen-aged Mutsuhito claimed power on January 3, in a relatively tranquil coup called the “Meiji Restoration” (after his reign name) until his death forty-five years later, Japan.

A picture of the Emperor was placed in every classroom, children read about the myths surrounding the Emperor in school, and they learned that the Emperor was the head of the giant family of te20 By the time the Imperial Rescript on Education was decreed by the Emperor in the Japanese education system had already begun to. Japanese music education must also include the role of female educators. The education of women was part of the plan of the Japanese government from the beginning of the Meiji period. Women attended normal schools to train for teaching careers. Five girls were sent on the Iwakura Mission to learn about Western education.

C O N T E N T S: KEY TOPICS. The period corresponded to the reign of Emperor Meiji after , and lasted until his death in Mutsuhito, who was to reign until , selected a new reign title-- Meiji, or Enlightened Rule--to mark the beginning of a new era in Japanese history. Japanese Erotic Fantasies: Sexual Imagery of the Edo Period. Japanese Erotic Fantasies presents over images, principally from the Edo period but also from the following Meiji era. Many of these works - drawn from international private and museum collections - are reproduced here for the first time. The catalogue is introduced by an essay from Chris Uhlenbeck which .


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The role of Christian schools in Japanese female education in Meiji era by Mayumi Kondo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Meiji education. A Meiji or Taishô era schoolhouse now used as storage, on the grounds of Onari Elementary School in Kamakura. The Meiji period saw the advent of public education, and its expansion to include most, if not all, of the children in the archipelago.

School Education and Religion in Japan Christianity in the early Meiji Period, this foreign religion re­ turned to Japan and Christian schools opened their doors here and there. Several Buddhist sects also founded schools of middle and higher grade.

These schools, however, could not enjoy freedom to conduct their religious education for a long. However, a rapid increase in the number of schools enabled Japan to achieve comparable rates of school attendance and literacy by the time of the Meiji Restoration in While these changes were taking place in Japan during the early 19th century, a second transformation in education was underway in Europe and America.

published during early Meiji, took it upon itself to tackle the question of the role of women in Japanese society. The founder and editor was a Christian, Iwamoto Yoshiharu, who thought that women could be defined as equal to men as creatures of God, but that since women were weaker than men their place should be in the home.7 Women had the File Size: KB.

Education - Education - Education in the Tokugawa era: In a shogunate was established by a warrior, Tokugawa Ieyasu, in the city of Edo (present Tokyo). The period thence to the year —the Tokugawa, or Edo, era—constitutes the later feudal period in Japan.

This era, though also dominated by warriors, differed from former ones in that internal disturbances finally. A short video created for our Inter-cultural Communication project at UEA, exploring how gender roles and women were portrayed during the Meiji Era of Japan.

Researched and drawn by Emma Boon. Gender Equality in Education in Japan. In the early period of Meiji era, a variety of advanced schools for girls came into existence. One was the mission schools for girls that provided bible reading and western modern education role of women as a wife in managing household, and as a mother in raising and educating her.

Ministry of Education publishes Kokutai no Hongi, an ethics textbook promoting the notion, based on the Kojiki and Nihonshoki, of the divine origins of Japan, and advocating absolute obedience to the imperial will.

Kôno Seizô, President of Kokugakuin. Women during the Meiji Restoration lived by a saying; ryosai kenbo or good wife and wise mother. Her role in the home was to raise intelligent children and obey the man of the house.

Her role in the home was to raise intelligent children and obey the man of the house. Three of the imperial universities admitted women, and there were a number of women's colleges, some quite prestigious, but women had relatively no opportunities to enter higher education.

During this period, a number of universities were founded by Christian missionaries, who also took an active role in expanding educational opportunities for women, particularly.

Education in the Empire of Japan. Education in the Empire of Japan was a high priority for the government, as the leadership of the early Meiji government realized the critical need for universal public education in its drive to modernize and westernize Japan.

Remember that this is a period of great intellectual exchange between Japan and the West. A contingent of women was sent to San Francisco by the Meiji regime during this period.

It was these women who, upon return from the USA, formed the early feminist groups in Japan. This stigma towards sex trade had long existed in Japan. There was a recognized need for universal education, including instruction in modern technology. A new ministry of education, established inguided these changes.

The American model of elementary schools, secondary school, and universities was adopted, with students sent to study abroad and foreign professors brought in to teach. The Meiji Era, refers to the year reign of Emperor Meiji, from 23 October to 30 July During this time, Japan started its modernisation and rose to a world power status.

Meiji means Enlightened Rule. Along with its industrialisation, modernisation, and urbanisation, the roles of Japanese women also changed. FUKUOKA – The Imperial Rescript on Education, a short founding document of modern Japanese nationalism first issued to Japan’s schools by the Education Ministry in and banned from.

Japan adopted the American system of universal public education and required that all Japanese children attend school. Spanish-American War An conflict between the U.S. and Spain, in which the U.S. supported Cubans' fight for independence. Meiji restoration, The term refers to both the events of that led to the "restoration" of power to the emperor and the entire period of revolutionary changes that coincided with the Meiji emperor's reign (–).

The power of the Tokugawa shogunate, weakened by debt and internal division, had declined, and much opposition had built up in the early 19th cent. Women Educators of the Meiji Era and the Making of Modern Japan. Hastings, Sally A. Describes the contributions of three women educators to Japanese education and to the development of the modern Japanese empire.

Criticizes Japanese historiography that ignores the role of conservative by: 2. The empress of Japan set them the task to bring back the methods needed to jumpstart women’s education in Japan. The youngest, Umeko Tsuda, was just six years old at the time.

For Janice Nimura this episode encapsulates the topsy-turvy nature of the Meiji Period (), noting that the effects of Eastern and Western cultural currents. Education in Japan: Past and Present The introduction of a modern education into Japan, taking several Western countries as models, began in the latter part of the 19th century.

The arrival of modernization in Japan was therefore comparatively late, but education underwent very rapid development within a short space of Size: KB. The state-sponsored education system worked as a key propaganda tool of the Meiji regime in gendering the citizens of Meiji Japan. Along with the Home Ministry and the various legislations, the twin ideals of “good wife, wise mother” .This paper examines the perspective of Shintoistic Christianity of Ebina Danjo (–), a Japanese theologian, during the Meiji period, and how his view influences Japanese Author: Shuma Iwai.

She became a role model on how to balance the lure of Western culture and not lose the best of Japanese culture in the midst of modernization. As a historian, Anna Hartshorne wrote during the Meiji era, “the country [Japan] can make such radical changes and yet retain its own intense individuality.” InShizuko married Iwamoto Yoshiharu.