Sunday, August 08, 2010

Kanji & techincal terms key to success when studying abroad in Japan

"Three nurses — two Indonesian and one Filipino — passed Japan's national nursing qualification exam conducted last February, becoming the first successful applicants under the program.As of July, 33 had given up trying to pass the qualifying exam and returned home. Kanji and technical terms used in the exam are thought to pose a considerable hurdle for such foreign applicants."


Source:More nurses, caregivers arrive from Indonesia under agreement
Kyodo News
Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20100808a5.html