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Sundai Preparatory School

Sundai Preparatory School
駿台予備学校
Sundai Preparatory School 2nd Building at Tokyo
Information
Type Preparatory School
Established 1918
Grades Grade 6 - Grade 12

Sundai Preparatory School (駿台予備学校 Sundai Yobigakkō) is the oldest[1] and one of the most prominent extracurricular college-preparatory schools (juku) in Japan. It was founded in 1918 by Toshiharu Yamazaki (山崎 寿春 Yamazaki Toshiharu), a Japanese English Literature scholar and a graduate of Amherst College, Harvard College, and Yale University (Graduate School). [2][3]Along with Kawai-juku and Yoyogi Seminar, it is one of the three largest groups of preparatory schools, and is known for its academic rigour that often goes well beyond the high school curricula. Sundai Preparatory School is regularly ranked as first by the number of acceptances to the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University, both considered the most competitive universities in Japan. [4]


Contents

  • Notable Teachers 1
  • Affiliated institutions 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4
  • External links 5

Notable Teachers

Jin Akiyama (Mathematics) : Professor of Mathematics, Tokyo University of the Sciences
Yoshihiko Otsuki (Physics): Professor of Physics, Waseda University
Isamu Sakama (Physics): Professor of Physics, Ibaraki University
Motoyoshi Irifuji (English): Professor of English, Aoyama Gakuin University
Kiyoshi Okui (English): Professor Emeritus of English, Toyo University
Yoshinori Akimoto (Classical Japanese): Professor of Japanese, Seisen University

Affiliated institutions

References

  1. ^ Institute, SURUGADAI GAKUEN Educational. "学園憲章 | 学校法人 駿河台学園". www.sundai.ac.jp. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  2. ^ "SUNDAI GLOBAL CLUBとは|SUNDAI GLOBAL CLUB". www.sundai-kaigai.jp. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  3. ^ Institute, SURUGADAI GAKUEN Educational. "学園憲章 | 学校法人 駿河台学園". www.sundai.ac.jp. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 
  4. ^ http://www.news-postseven.com/archives/20130407_181027.html

Further reading

(Japanese)

  • "駿台予備校ジュニア失踪 豪州「大スキャンダル」が伏線 (ワイド特集 誰にも言えない由々しい話)." 週刊文春 42(45), 36-38, 2000-11-30. 文芸春秋. See profile at CiNii.
  • "スクープ 駿台予備校学園長 長男に「遺産ゼロ円」って." 週刊現代 52(12), 162-165, 2010-03-27. 講談社. See profile at CiNii.

External links

http://www2.sundai.ac.jp/yobi/sv/index.html

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