EDUCATION in ASIA
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The Asian region have had nations which are enthusiastic in education
since ancient times. The system of the imperial civil-serivice
examinations in China was epoch-making system positively appointing
talents to the public service being the first in the world. Now the
meaning which the educations in Asian region have is changing
includeing these historical backgrounds. A lot of countries such as
Southeast Asia highten their enthusiasm for education day by day along
the coutries' economic development. Also, in the countries such as
South Korea, Japan, and Singapore socially important meaning of one's
background causes the heated educational phenomenon called the exam
war. So forth, a lot of excellent talents are born from Asian
But it is the fact that there is another side of the Asian education status quo. THere are countries with education not spreading through the farm villages. There are countries with big educational difference because of a gap such as between urban and rural regions and rich and poor. Also excessive elite education broaden this gap.
As you see the education in Asian countries to develp with various problems.