English private exam postponed “Making a mechanism for student acceptance” Prime Minister Abe Nov. 8 19:15
Regarding the postponement of the introduction of the English private examination to the university entrance common test, Prime Minister Abe stated in the House of Councilors Budget Committee that he was "sorry for the great concern and inconvenience" and overcame the problem. , The idea of creating a system that students can be satisfied with.
At the House of Councilors Budget Committee, following the House of Representatives, Prime Minister Abe attended an intensive discussion on the afternoon of the 8th.
In this context, the Fukuyama Secretary-General of the Constitutional Democratic Party said that the introduction of the English private examination to the university entrance examination was postponed. "I was forced to postpone, usually the big question whether the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology takes responsibility or the Prime Minister takes responsibility."
On the other hand, Prime Minister Abe said, “We are very sorry and annoyed by the government because we have caused a great deal of concern and inconvenience to the students who have been preparing and those who have been involved. I want to fulfill my responsibilities in making things that everyone can understand. "
On top of that, “English is an important tool for developing global human resources, and under the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, I would like to make sure that the necessary university entrance examinations can be overcome in order to overcome the issues pointed out so far. I want to go. "
In addition, Mr. Fukuyama said, “The scoring of Japanese language is really difficult for the problem of descriptive formulas that will be introduced in Japanese language and mathematics from next year. Minister Ikuta continues to say“ I do ”, but there are many problems. It should only give anxiety. "
In response to this, Minister Ikuta said, “I am fully aware of the problem. I have conducted a trial test twice in the past, but since there is another test in preparation, I will score based on the results. I want to create an easy-to-use system. ”
Liberal Democratic Secretary-General Seko, “Creating Standards and Fair Scoring”
Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Seko of the House of Councilors said at a press conference about the introduction of descriptive questions to the university entrance common test, “There are various difficulties in scoring descriptive exams. It ’s important to be able to score well, not something that came out specially, but something that you should always be aware of in the exam. ”
Komei Saito, Secretary-General “To ensure smooth implementation through verification”
Komeito ’s Secretary-General Saito said at the press conference, “It is true that the introduction of the Japanese language and mathematics problem is complete, but there are indications that preparation is insufficient. Based on the actual reality, I would like you to make sure that it will be verified and led to smooth implementation. "
Accountability of two resignations
On the other hand, Prime Minister Abe said that the former Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and former Minister of Justice Kawai resigned. “It was very difficult for the people to resign one after another. I ’m sorry, I ’m convinced that I ’ve been appointed, ”he said.
On top of that, Prime Minister Abe said, “I feel sorry for the people, but I have the responsibility to move forward with the policy. I can never give up that responsibility. I would like to fulfill my responsibilities by fulfilling my promises to. "
And, regarding the accountability of the two who resigned, “While questions related to the Political Funds Control Law and Public Office Election Law have been presented, whether they are members of the Cabinet, whether they are members of the ruling party or the opposition party, I believe we will continue to fulfill our accountability in the future. "
About the “Cherry Blossom Viewing Party” hosted by the Prime Minister
Regarding the “Cherry Blossom Viewing Party” hosted by the Prime Minister, Tomoko Tamura of the Communist Party said, “Under Prime Minister Abe, the number of participants and the amount of expenditure are increasing year by year. "I think Prime Minister Abe himself has invited many from the local support association."
In response to this, Prime Minister Abe said, “The invitees are finalizing at the Cabinet Secretariat and the Cabinet Office, and I will greet and treat the invitees as organizers. Is not involved. Individual invitees are personal information, including whether or not they were invited, and so far no responses have been withheld. "