Adult Education in Japan in the Edo Period. Noboru Toyosawa. Adult Education 1, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on xxxed.xyz: Noboru Toyosawa. Adult continuing education is provided by both private institutions and local government in Japan. You can take classes in areas such as general education, vocational training, technology, homemaking, home economics, arts, physical education, and recreation.
Adult and Community Education in Japan and the wider concern of fostering democratic citizenship in neoliberal times were themes discussed in a small group conversation with visiting Professor Takashi Miyazaki. Takashi spoke of the history and development of adult education in Japan. In its modern sense, adult education in Japan began after the Meiji Restoration in Until , adult education functioned as an agent to indoctrinate the nationalistic and military ideology. Since World War II, Japan has adopted the democratic social system and has become a capitalist society like the West.