Online Education

 Latest update: May 2022 

Japan may enjoy an international reputation for innovation, but this does not extend to the educational sector at large.  Digital education technology has remained a backup in Japan, which lags most of the developed world when it comes to adapting technology to meet the needs of a modern classroom.

The Japan Times, In era of COVID-19, a shift to digital forms of teaching in Japan, 2020

Nowadays, facing a pandemic, the Japanese government has introduced several measures to modernize its education system for public elementary and junior high schools as well as for international students. Indeed, we can say that the use of advanced information technology enhances the potential to trigger a restructuring of the educational system ‘post-corona.’ Therefore, Japan’s online education is a market to keep an eye on.

International Trade Administration |, Japan Education Reform Updates, 2020

In addition, the e-learning language sector, especially English and Japanese, is also promising. The first is due to the economic privileges and status associations inside Japanese business and society; the second is for Japanese culture's vast popularity and attractiveness.


Table of Contents

  • Market Overview
  • Higher education in the E-learning format
  • Mobile Education: Apps Market
  • Online English Learning
  • Online Japanese Learning
  • New subjects and supports in the classroom
  • Opportunities for EU SMEs
  • Expert Reports & Webinars
  • Annual Report
  • Further Reading
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs
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