This flagship project is a platform for interdisciplinary research on a possibility for developing new global standards on education, different from either Anglo-European models or oversimplified practice-based ‘Japanese’ models of education. This project sheds lights to cultural assumptions underlying Japanese education cultures by taking not only global perspectives but also theoretical and empirical approaches.

Based on research achievements the Graduate School of Education has been accumulating over the years, we will established theoretical models for wider-range of social capital in education cultures.

The project entitled “Theoretical and Empirical Models for Japanese Educational Cultures” is the interdisciplinary research on a possibility for developing new global standards on education. This project sheds lights to sociocultural assumptions underlying Japanese education cultures by taking not only global perspectives but also theoretical and empirical approaches.

Coordinating Team

  • Kyoko Inagaki / Professor
  • Keita Takayama / Professor
  • Jeremy A. Rappleye / Associate Professor
  • Sachi Ando / Junior Associate Professor