Visit ELTBOOKS - all Western ELT Books with 20% discount (Japan only)

September 18, 2002

Summer Holidays in October?

Earlier this month, the education ministry made an appeal to prefectural education boards to consider moving part of the summer vacation to the autumn. This has already been implemented in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, where a week has been taken from the elementary and junior high school summer break and students get a full week off in October. A similar system is also in place in Nagano Prefecture. The main purpose of the plan is to boost the tourism industry by reducing the travel bottlenecks that invariably build up in summer.

Share this:  


« Previous | Main | Next »

Recent Headlines

Columns

Columns
Hedbanz / Charades
Helene J Uchida
Columns
Think Read Write
David Lisgo

Features

Useful Links

Organizations

  • ALTEThe Association of Language Testers in Europe
  • British CouncilInformation, resources, and links to other sites
  • Cambridge English Language AssessmentInformation on examination and qualifications for teachers and students
  • IALICInternational Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication
  • IALLTInternational Association for Language Learning Technology
  • IATEFL"Linking, developing and supporting" ELT professionals worldwide
  • TESOL IncPublishing, connecting, events and career development for teachers

Japan

Comments

Events

World Today