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JUSTEC 2010 forum is open to not only JUSTEC participants, but also all
members of the education community for the purpose of providing a
significant educational opportunity for scholars, in-service teachers,
administrators and practitioners as our community contribution.
The forum has invited Dr. Marilyn Cochran-Smith, a leading scholar in
Teacher Education, to give the keynote address. Dr. Cochran-Smith and
three Japanese experts will discuss how schools and teachers can meet
and support the various needs of a diverse student population.
Date: July 25th, 2010
1:00-4:00 pm (Registration desk opens at 12:30)
Auditorium, Tamagawa University, Tokyo
English and Japanese (Simultaneous translation available)
Reservation required (Preferably by July 15th)
Sponsored by: Tamagawa University
Co-sponsored by: JUSTEC
U.S. Embassy, Tokyo
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology,
Tokyo Metropolitan Board
Kanagawa Prefectural Board of Education
Prefectural Board of Education
Inagi City Board of Education
City Board of Education
Sagamihara City Board of Education
City Board of Education
Yokohama City Board of Education
Japan Educational Administration Society
Japanese Association for the Study of Educational Administration
Japan Society for the Studies on Educational Practices
- The Japan Association for Emotional Education
Keynote Address: Dr.
John E. Cawthorne
Endowed Professor of Teacher
Education for Urban Schools
Director, Ph.D. Program
Lynch School of
Panelists: Professor Yumiko Ono
Marilyn Cochran-Smith is
the Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools and
Director of the Doctoral Program in Curriculum and Instruction at the
Lynch School of Education at Boston College (Boston, Massachusetts,
USA). She is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and
a former President of the American Educational Research Association
(AERA). Cochran-Smith is co-editor (with Ken Zeichner) of
Studying Teacher Education: The Report of the AERA Panel on Research
and Teacher Education and co-editor (with Sharon Feiman Nemser, John
McINtyre, and Kelly Demers) of the Third Handbook of Research on
Teacher Education. Cochran-Smith was editor of AACTE's Journal of
Teacher Education from 2000-2006. Her 9th book, Inquiry as Stance:
Practitioner Research for the Next Generation (co-authored with Susan
Lytle), was published in 2009. Dr. Cochran-Smith, who earned her
doctorate in Language in Education at the University of Pennsylvania in
1982, has been a recipient of many awards, including AACTE's Pomeroy
Award, Margaret Lindsey Award, and the Outstanding Writing Award in
both 1995 and 2005 as well as AERA's Research to Practice Award in
2006, the National Association of Multicultural Education's Research
Award in 2004, and the New York Association of Colleges for Teacher
Education's first annual impact award in 2006. Cochran-Smith was
the inaugural holder of the C.J. Koh Endowed Distinguished
Professorship at the National Institute of Education in Singapore in
University of Education
Yumiko Ono specializes in
intercultural education and professional teacher development. Her
research interests include international adoption of Japanese
educational practices, especially lesson study, to developing countries
as well as reframing teacher learning from adult learning perspective.
She had been a member of the Mpumalanga Secondary Science Initiative in
South Africa (1999-2006), and the Strengthening Teacher Education
Project in Afghanistan (STEP, 2005-), both of which are education
projects funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Associate Professor, Tamagawa University, Graduate School of Education
After 16 years of teaching
experience as a teacher, vice-principal, and principal, Sakae Akuzawa
contributed tremendously to the education in Kanagawa as a teacher
consultant (Syuji), section chief (Kacyo), and a director of the
Kanagawa Board of Education. He is a professor at Tamagawa Graduate
School of Education (Teaching Profession) and one of the leading
experts in education for children with special needs. He has numerous
publications within the specialty of special needs education.
Professor Ikuo Komatsu
Professor, Tamagawa University,
National Institute for Educational Policy Research
Ikuo Komatsu specializes
in comparative research on Japanese and British educational policy and
school administration. He has been involved in several overseas surveys
including more than 70 surveys done in the UK and has recently
developed an interest in school management and school evaluation. As an
honorary visiting research fellow at the School of Education of the
University of Birmingham in the UK in 1986 and 1998, he engaged in
research about British educational reform and educational management.
Apart from his membership in the British organizations, National
Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) and Association of School and
College Leaders (ASCL), he is also affiliated with UK-based educational
groups and is on the international editorial board of the journal
published by the British Educational Leadership, Management &
Administration Society (BELMAS). In addition, Mr. Komatsu served as
director of both The Japan Educational Administration Society and The
Japanese Association for the Study of Education Administration. He is a
member and vice-chairman of the Research Committee on the Promotion of
School Evaluation and is on the School Evaluation committee of the
Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology（MEXT）. He heads the school management committee for three
community schools (for Suginami public elementary school in Tokyo,
public junior high school in Yokohama and elementary and junior high
school in Kyoto). He is a member of Board of Education Committee of
Adachi Ward in Metropolitan Tokyo. He has numerous publications within
the educational administration and educational policy.
- If you
have registered the JUSTEC 2010, you don’t need to make any
reservation. For those who have not registered the JUSTEC 2010 (from
July 22nd to 25th) and wish to participate the JUSTEC 2010 Forum only,
please e-mail to the JUSTEC Office.
write “Reservation for the JUSTEC 2010 Forum” in the subject/title. In
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(1) your name,
(2) your position and the name of
(3) your contact address,
(4) phone number,
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interpretation service is free,）and
(6) your e-mail address.
- If you
wish to use the day-care service, please add the following information:
(7) number(s) of child(ren),
(8) age of the
(9) please indicate if he/she has any allergy or any
information you need to share, and
(10) his/her favorite activity.
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|Day-care Service: Reservation required by
JUSTEC Office supports working parent(s) and provides a day-care
from 12:30 to 4:15 on July 25th, 2010. The service is available only to
registered forum participants. The day-care will accommodate a maximum
of 30 children, 10 years and under. The day-care staff are licensed
nursery teachers and they will be assisted by students from the
Education Department who are currently training to become either
nursery school, kindergarten or elementary school teachers.
- Lunch is not
provided, so please plan accordingly.
provide a light snack and drink (caffeine free barley tea, or apple
juice), but please bring his/her snack and drink if he/she has any food
prepare room(s) according to the number of children so that he/she can
spend time pleasantly and safely. Therefore, we cannot accept any child
without reservation on or after July 15th.
will close the reservation desk when we have 30 children, so you may
want to reserve earlier.
understand that anything could happen with a baby/child, so we accept
cancellation without any cancellation fee. However, please let us know
as soon as possible because other families are waiting to join the
25th, The registration desk for the Day-Care Service is located near
the Forum Registration desk. Please proceed to the main Forum
Registration desk after you have registered your child(ren) with the
take care of your child(ren) until the end of the forum, but please
come to pick up your child before 4:30.
Things to bring on
- ￥1000 per child,
and ￥1500 for all siblings (from 12:30-4:15)
babies: Please bring some diapers, a plastic bag for used diapers,
enough baby wipes, milk & baby bottle, and a hand towel.
little children with diapers: Please bring a few diapers, a plastic bag
for used diapers, baby wipes if needed, and a hand towel.
bigger children: Please bring a hand towel.