Education in Japan: A Comprehensive Analysis of Education Reforms and Practices

Author:   Yuto Kitamura ,  Toshiyuki Omomo ,  Masaaki Katsuno
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   1st ed. 2019
Volume:   47
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9789811326301


Pages:   241
Publication Date:   18 January 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Yuto Kitamura ,  Toshiyuki Omomo ,  Masaaki Katsuno
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Imprint:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   1st ed. 2019
Volume:   47
Weight:   0.549kg
ISBN:  

9789811326301


ISBN 10:   9811326304
Pages:   241
Publication Date:   18 January 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Yuto Kitamura is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also an Associate Member of the Science Council of Japan and a Member of the Board of Education, Tokyo Metropolitan Government. He is specialized in comparative education and has conducted extensive research on the education policies of developing countries, particularly in Southeast Asia. His recent publications include: Emerging International Dimensions of East Asian Higher Education (co-editor, Springer, 2014) and The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia (co-editor, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Toshiyuki Omomo is a Professor at the Faculty of Intercultural Studies, Gakushuin Women's College. He is also a Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo and at Tohoku University. Holding a Ph.D. in Education from Tohoku University, he is currently President of the Japan Educational Administration Society, and an Associate Member of the Science Council of Japan. He is specialized in educational administration, particularly educational reforms in Japan and the USA. His recent publications include: U.S. Education Reform at the Frontline: Race to the Top (co-editor, Tokyo: Gakujutu Shuppankai, 2012, in Japanese), and Education Reform at the Local Level (co-editor, Tokyo: Gakuji Shuppan, 2014, in Japanese). Masaaki Katsuno is a Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of Tokyo. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Waikato. He has been a member of the Joint ILO/UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel since 2008. His research interest in changing teachers' work and the ways national and local polices are being enacted at the school level is reflected in his latest book, entitled Teacher evaluation policies and practices in Japan: The workings of performativity and micro-politics in Japanese schools (Routledge 2016).

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