The economical, technological and social growth along strong ethics in Japanese society prompted us to review the teacher education system in Japan as teachers are the pillars for development of any nation. Herein, types of teaching licenses along with required basic minimum qualifications, course content and number of credits to be earned during pre-service training, are discussed. Further in-service teacher training services offered in Japan are also reviewed. Teacher education system in Japan seems to be of high standard and it seems that the domination of different educational thoughts at different time intervals influenced the development of teacher education during last 150 years.
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Manjinder Kaur, Latika Sharma. An Insight into Teacher Education System in Japan: A Brief Historical Development and Current System. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2019; 7(2):384-391. doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2019.00031.5