When the Ministry of Education said “pass the baton,” some folks threw it in the trash instead.
When it comes to hiring the best person for the job in a capitalistic society, typically the course of action is to provide better wages than competing companies or great benefits as incentives to attract the most talented and driven individuals in the field. However, when it comes to recruiting more teachers for schools, Japan’s Ministry of Education has chosen a different route instead: a social media campaign.
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— #教師のバトンプロジェクト【文部科学省】 (@teachers_baton) March