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Metaverse education will aid a Japanese city in combating its rising absenteeism

The Japanese city of Toda, Saitama, developed a metaverse-schooling service to encourage pupils to attend courses, particularly those living distant from school.

The metaverse education service selected by the city of Toda enables students to navigate the campus and learn in virtual classrooms. NHK confirmed that pupils must obtain permission from their particular school principals in order to participate in metaverse schooling.

In FY 2021, government data revealed that 244,940 elementary and junior high school students in Japan were absent for at least 30 days. The NHK report emphasized a fifth-preference grader’s for online talking over attending school in person. While the youngster has not attended school in over two years, they expressed interest in playing tag and other outside games with friends.

metaverse schooling to help kids connect with the people around them, despite the difficulty of ongoing efforts to increase school attendance.

The director of Toda’s education facility, Sugimori Masayuki, wishes for metaverse students to mature and eventually live independently in society.

Fukuoka has formed a partnership with Astar Japan Labs in an effort to become Japan’s Web3 epicenter.

Fukuoka’s mayor, Soichiro Takashima, confirmed the city’s desire to lead the Web3 initiative, stating:

“We have to do in the context of Web3 what large companies did for the world when Japan was strong.”

Sota Watanabe, the creator of Astar Network, stated that he intends to operate closely with Fukuoka City to recruit additional developers and businesses.

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Metaverse education will aid a Japanese city in combating its rising absenteeismDaniel is a Web content creator and technical writer who loves talking about Web3, NFTs and other blockchain-related topic and news.

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