December 3, 2022

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International schools arrive in Japan, attracting rich Chinese families

International schools arrive in Japan, attracting rich Chinese families

Renowned UK educational institutions have found a new avenue for investment: Japan. In all, there will be more than 3,000 new places to be offered at international schools in Japan, such as the British Rugby School, Malvern College and Harrow.

This novelty has succeeded in attracting hundreds of families across Asia, in particular China’s rich families. In fact, there is already a huge movement towards taking in Chinese children and teenagers who will find opportunities to grow in these schools.

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A fresh start in Japan

There are many factors that push these Chinese families to make the decision They send their children to Japan to study. First of all, China was a very closed country in terms of international education, which made it impossible for these schools to create units in the country. On the other hand, Japan adopts a policy of internationalization of teaching, especially in basic education.

In addition, the “Covid Zero” policy of China It proved to be a beautiful mechanism for population control. In this case, there are still many border restrictions, as well as mechanisms of severe social isolation, which prevent the population from advancing. However, the number of COVID-19 cases in China is still frightening, while the death toll in Japan is very low.

Benefits of international schools

As mentioned earlier, these schools are very successful due to their history of quality education. After all, they are unforgettable institutions that have already shaped great personalities in the West, and especially in the United Kingdom. So wealthy families in Asia see this as a unique opportunity to invest in their children’s careers and intellect.

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In addition, schools also attract great opportunities for personal development through the practice of extracurricular activities. For example, sports such as skiing and golf are great attractions in international school catalogs. Not to mention ensuring access to qualified teachers, as well as program content aimed at better learning. But this is of course expensive, as the monthly fee is about 65,250 US dollars, or approximately three hundred and forty thousand riyals per month.