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| In standard Japanese curriculums, 84% of schools offer students work experiences in gthe period of integrated study.h The rate is much higher than in any other course periods of school curriculums. The data show that 17% of schools offer work experiences as special activities, while 8% of schools donft introduce them in standard curriculums but rather offer them during long vacations. In principle, most schools let all students in their grades participate.
--> National Institute for Educational Policy Research, Student Guidance Research Center gSurvey of Situation of Work Practice at Lower Secondary Schools (2006) (at March 2007)h