10 Things About Japan’s Education System that you didn’t Know

#4. In Japanese schools, school lunch is provided on a standardized menu and is eaten in the classroom

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The Japanese education system does its best to ensure that the students eat healthy and balanced meals. In public elementary and junior high schools, the lunch for students is cooked according to a standardized menu developed not only by qualified chefs but also by health care professionals. All classmates eat in their classroom together with the teacher. This helps build positive teacher-student relationships.