Education Policy and Politics of Education——Globalization and ELT Policy in Japan

Yu An


In order to be more competitive in global job market, many countries, such as Japan, have adjusted the education policies for preparing capable talents for globalization. English Language Teaching (ELT) policy in Japan is used as an example of contemporary education policy to illustrate the influence of globalization in education field within a country. The aim of this essay
is using the ELT policy in Japan as an example to critically analyze how globalization has influenced the development of current education policy. Positivism has been used to guide the policy-making process.


Education policy; Globalization; ELT policy; Japan

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v9i5.2035


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