The Graduate School Division of the University Subcommittee of the Central Council for Education has released an interim report on the direction of humanities and social science graduate school education reform.The aim is to ensure the quality of curricula and research guidance with a wide range of career paths in mind, and to promote educational programs based on mutual understanding between the university, industry, and the local community.

 According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, in the interim report, the number of graduate school graduates in humanities and social sciences is 21/1st and 28/1th in social sciences, which is extremely low. He pointed out that this has led to the lack of master's and doctoral degrees among corporate managers.

 The causes of this problem include a lack of social recognition and recognition of highly skilled humanities and social sciences, and the graduate school itself, which does not support a wide range of career paths for students. It shows the view that it is because it has

 In order to overcome this current situation, we will clarify human resource development and present it both inside and outside the university, actively recognize the value of highly skilled human resources in industry and local communities, and provide educational programs based on mutual understanding between the university, industry, and local communities. It is necessary to promote and build a system for this, to ensure the quality of curricula and research guidance with a wide range of student careers in mind, and to build a research guidance system that can respond to the diverse and independent "questions" of students.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] "Direction of graduate school education reform in the humanities and social sciences" (interim report) (August 4, 8 Central Council for Education University Subcommittee Graduate School Subcommittee)

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