01 2020 Apr
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On December 28th, the Japanese government held a cabinet meeting on the liberalization of early childhood education and higher education, and officially decided to implement free of charge in October 2019.

Japanese official announcement: guarantee educational opportunities and reduce family burden

Education funding has long occupied one of the main expenses of the family. In order to enter a good school in China, parents will fight for it, even if they don't hesitate to pay a lot of money. Many families will come out to cultivate a child.

Private kindergartens, bilingual kindergartens, Monterey education... Everything that looks like a tall man is behind a bottomless pit of money. Many parents are troubled, and their spending on kindergartens has already overwhelmed families.

The number of births in Japan has been falling all the way. The pressure on young people is increasing. They are increasingly inclined to be unmarried and infertile. The "small child" has become the most serious challenge facing Japan. The government hopes to reduce the burden on child-rearing families while ensuring access to education, in order to cope with the declining birth. The amendments to the Children and Parenting Support Act will be submitted during the regular Congress next year, and efforts will be made to pass as soon as possible.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at the meeting: "The social security of the country will be transformed into a full-age layer that can be reassured by young people and the elderly. Freedom is an important first step."

Kindergarten free

Children's recognition of nursery schools, etc. will be completely free. The rest will be subsidized monthly, which will be 25,700 yen (about 1,590 yuan) for some private kindergartens, 37,000 yen for children aged 3 to 5 years old, and 42,000 yen for children aged 0 to 2 years. School meals are not free and are paid in full by the parents.

Nanny and child care facilities are treated in the same way as approved foreign childcare parks. The precondition is that the number of childcare workers and the area of ​​facilities meet the government's guiding and supervising standards. As a transitional measure, facilities below the standard within 5 years after implementation are also included. The total estimated cost is approximately 776 billion yen per year.

Higher education free

With regard to the liberalization of higher education since 2020, the government has finalized the details of the system. Subsidized scholarships that are not refundable will be issued to low-income students studying at universities, junior colleges, specialized schools, and higher vocational schools.

In the case of households exempt from resident tax, the public university students and non-day students receive approximately 350,000 yen and approximately 800,000 yen each year, and private university day and non-day students receive approximately 460,000 yen and approximately 910,000 days per year. yuan. In addition, tuition fee reduction will be implemented, the National University will reduce about 540,000 yen, and the private university will be reduced by about 700,000 yen.

Free education in Japan, and Japanese people can enjoy it together.

Chinese in Japan can enjoy the same treatment as Japanese nationals as long as they have a long-term visa in Japan! The child’s education does not cost money and saves the family a large sum of money.

Education is free, Japan is the country of choice for immigrants

In our traditional cognition, the high welfare state is that social security is perfect. Nowadays, Japan is actively promoting education free of charge, which is to solve one of the major expenses for the family. Children's education is not affected by economic ability, and cultivating the next generation should not be a burden on the family. It is Japan’s determination to let every child learn and let every child get up.

From the point of view, from the Japanese emphasis on education, we can see the advantages of Japanese social welfare. When we talk about Japanese houses, we always think of suitable investment and high income from rent. But from education free, we can see that Japan is a high-welfare society. In Japan, it is not only suitable for investment in real estate, but also suitable for the whole family to live in a long-term life.