Consultative assistance in educational reform in Japan after defeat in World War II

Note 18. To the Subsection “Democratic View of Education

The instruction was given by the Americans for the reconstruction of Japan after its defeat in World War II. In 1946, an education mission was sent from the United States in order to offer advice on reforming education in Japan.
“Report of the United States Education Mission to Japan” was the proposal for democratic education for the reconstruction of Japan. That report is quoted here because it contains a good summary of the educational ideals of democracy.