For the first three years there is no test to assess, what a child knows and what he has learned. Most important is his habits and behavior in the class.
Getting admission in a school is mandatory for every child. That is why Japan’s literacy rate is 100%.
Almost 46% children go for university or college education without doubt. Education department strictly monitors Course, Textbooks, Classrooms of each class.
Schools are run in three sessions on a yearly basis. School session is from April to March. The learning time is 6 hours – and it’s fixed. Children do homework and learn other things in the alloted hours.
In the school there’s no provision of bus or van service for children. Kindergarten pick-and-drop is done by parents. When children grow-up they either walk to school or go by bicycle.