As of the end of September, 9%, which is more than half of all universities and junior colleges, have announced that they will participate in the national English grade provision system for the English private exam introduced in the common test for university admission, according to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Do you get it.

 According to the Ministry of Education, a total of 77 schools have announced their participation in the English grade provision system, including 71 national universities, 335 public universities, 78 private universities, and 561 junior colleges.While 93.9% of national universities and 78.0% of public universities have announced their participation, only 57.1% of private universities and 25.3% of junior colleges have announced their participation.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology finished accepting participation announcements at the end of September, but has set a grace period and set the final deadline on October 9 in consideration of cases where it is delayed due to unavoidable circumstances.

 About 850 universities and junior colleges are participating in the current National Center Test for University Admissions, and many universities and junior colleges that do not participate in the English grade provision system are expected to participate in the common test.

 The English private test is introduced into the common test to measure the four skills of "reading," "listening," "speaking," and "writing," and students can take the test up to twice.However, there are voices pointing out that it will be disadvantageous for examinees living in rural areas and low-income households, and because the schedule of the implementing organization and the announcement of the examination venue are delayed, confusion is spreading to the examinees and high schools, and the National High School Chiefs Association There are a series of voices calling for postponement of the introduction from related organizations.

 Tohoku University, Hokkaido University, Future University Hakodate, Hosei University, etc. have announced that they will not participate.The reason is "There is a problem with the fairness of the exam and the method of evaluating grades" (Tohoku University).

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] University entrance exam English portal site> List of universities scheduled to use "University entrance exam English grade provision system" (as of September 9, 30)

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