Student Name Instructor Course Date Japanese Student Health and Happiness There is a need for adoption of an educational policy that promotes students health and happiness. Education should not only be about acquiring knowledge and achieving high academic excellence. Instead it should be more the time is spent on intense studying in preparation for exams. The boy begins his studies from 8.30 am and ends at 10 pm when he retires to bed. This child does not have a social life. Where does he derive his happiness from? [...]
Japan is facing a dilemma. Should the Education Ministry put the health and happiness of the students first and let the academic standards drop? Or should they continue the present "pressure cooking" system? Read the attached article “All work and no play” and other articles in unit 9 before discussion.