Learning environments suitable for the 21st century
This is a phrase used by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in its vision for ICT in education that signifies the environment needed to form the basic abilities children in Japan will need to live in a 21st century world, and ICT for education is positioned as enabling the creation of the environment that will nurture children with those abilities.
 Future School Promotion Project
This is a four-year field trial, running from fiscal 2010 to fiscal 2013, under the auspices of Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. To promote the use of ICT in education, this project created an ICT-based school environment in which every student has a tablet PC and every classroom has an interactive whiteboard, a wireless LAN environment, and uses cloud computing technology. Verification research on the ICT front was conducted in collaboration with MEXT, and the results were incorporated in guidelines.
 Learning Innovation Project
Verification research to measure the impact and effectiveness of using ICT in education, develop effective instructional methods, and develop model materials. Based on the vision for ICT in education, it was implemented for the purpose of creating an educational system that will foster the abilities needed for children in the 21st century.
 “chiegatamaru portal site” ("ChiePo")
A community site which enables teachers and supporters to exchange content and know-how for teaching.
 “chietama solution”
A solution that can manage learning and teaching content and logs.
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Date: 16 October, 2014
Company: Fujitsu Limited
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