The most interesting this week news in Japan is a cheating scam which a student did for the entrance exams at four major universities. It is said that he had used the Yahoo Chiebukuro (knowledge bag) online question and answer bulletin with his cellphone during the exams.
The Police fully investigated the evidence of the cheating scam and arrested him.
Mass media chases his parents, his grandparents, his high school and his cram school.
And they are discussing this a lot everyday. How abnormal!
I’m sad that entering major universities is still very important in Japan although studying for exams is useless and most university students including me don’t study at all.
So far major university students have been ensured to enter major companies.
But now an academic background is useless because of the employment ice age.
I’m worry about my daughters’ education. I hope that they won’t spend valuable time studying for silly exams as I did.
Are there schools which can develop children’s capacity for imagination or useful skill in the world?