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Fostering the next generation human resources
  • Under the SSH program, in collaboration with universities and other institutions, schools focus on science and mathematics in conducting experiential learning, research projects, and curriculum development. The program aims to foster students with a high level of creativity and a passion for science and technology.

  • This program promotes students' interest and ability in science, technology, and mathematics and fosters future scientists and engineers at international levels. Student Contests in Science and Technology can provide young persons with opportunities for more challenging studies if they desire, as well as fostering enjoyment of scientific thinking.

  • Established by JST in 2011, the Japan High School Science Championships see teams of high school (including specialized vocational school) students competing against each other in various fields of science, mathematics, and information technology, in order to further motivate and cultivate top-level science and technology students.

  • Launched by JST in 2013, the Japan Junior High School Science Championships see teams of junior high school students competing against each other in various fields of science and mathematics. It provides junior high school students with the opportunity to learn that science is linked to real life and to realize that it is valuable and fun to study science.

  • This program encourages girls to choose science courses and provides activities to help girls understand potential career paths after graduating university. It provides junior high and high school girls with opportunities to exchange opinions and information with woman researchers and engineers, including hands-on lessons and visiting lectures.

  • This program promotes research activities of junior and senior high school students; by means of spontaneous problem discovery, using scientific methods, and cooperation with schools, education boards, universities and research institutes.

  • Global Science Campus aims to promote human resources development in science and technology. JST supports universities to propel science education towards high school students so that they can flourish worldwide in the future.

  • This program, by mainly providing an advanced educational and research environment in universities and technical colleges seeks to extend the abilities of young persons with outstanding talent and willingness in mathematics and science, and to produce future leaders in the field of science and technology.

  • At Asian Science Camp(ASC), held during summer vacation in Asian countries, participants discuss with top scholars and promote the international friendship among students in Asia. JST sends Japanese delegates to ASC every year.

  • Japan REsearch Career Information Network Portal
    JREC-IN Portal is a career database that aims to support the expansion of researcher career paths by providing profiles of researchers and approximately 18,000 annual listings for positions in industry, academia and the government sector. Members are permitted to register and update their information and to use job alerts and other exclusive services.