2021/4/1 Updated




Division of Curriculum Development
Graduate School of Education


  • Present Posts

Special Advisor to the President, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
Board Member, Board of Education, TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT
Council Member, The World Education Research Association
Executive Board Member, The Japanese Educational Research Association
Board Member, The Japan Comparative Education Society
Executive Board Member, The Japan Society for International Development
Board Member, The Yanai Family Foundation
Board Member, The Morinaga Angel Foundation


  • Education

Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Doctor of Philosophy in Education, June 2000
Specialized in Comparative Education
Emphasis in Educational Policy in Developing Countries, particularly in South Asia, and Higher Education in Bangladesh
Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Master of Arts in Education, June 1997
Specialized in Comparative Education
Department of Letters
Bachelor of Arts in Education, March 1996
Specialized in Education


  • Professional Experiences

2024-present THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
Special Advisor to the President
2022-2024 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
Director, Center for Advanced School Education and Evidence-Based Research (CASEER), Graduate School of Education
2021-present THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
Professor, Division of Curriculum Development, Graduate School of Education
Board Member, Board of Education
2015-present SCIENCE COUNCIL OF JAPAN (Tokyo, Japan)
Associate Member (Terms: 23rd-26th)
Expert Member, Division of Early Childhood Education
Visiting Fellow, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability
2014-present ROYAL UNIVERSITY OF PHNOM PENH (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Special Advisor to the Rector (appointed by Minister of Education, Youth and Sport)
Expert Member, Division of Safety Education
2013-2021 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
Associate Professor, Division of Curriculum Development, Graduate School of Education
2013-present THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
Adjunct Associate Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science
Advisor for Research Project on Higher Education in Southeast Asia
Committee Member for the Early Childhood Care and Development Support
2011-2012 NAGOYA UNIVERSITY (Nagoya, Japan)
Visiting Professor, International Cooperation Center for Agricultural Education
2010-2011 SOPHIA UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan)
Assistant to Director, International Liaison Office
Committee Member for the External Evaluation of the Training Programs
2010-2013 SOPHIA UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan)
Associate Professor, Department of Education, Faculty of Human Sciences
2010-2011 NAGOYA UNIVERSITY (Nagoya, Japan)
Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of International Development
Member of the Steering Committee, Education for Sustainable Development in Africa
Fulbright Scholar, Master of Education Program
2007-2010 HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY (Hiroshima, Japan)
Fulbright Scholar, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education
2006-2010 THE RELIEF INTERNATIONAL JAPAN (NGO) (Yokohama, Japan)
Member of the Board of Trustees
2006-2011 ROYAL UNIVERSITY OF PHNOM PENH (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Member of the Academic Advisory Board, Master of Education Program
2006-2011 ROYAL UNIVERSITY OF PHNOM PENH (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Visiting Lecturer, Master of Development Studies Program
Advisor for Evaluation of Educational Assistance Program
2006-2008 UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Visiting Professor (funded by the Japan Foundation), Japan Study Center
2003-2010 NAGOYA UNIVERSITY (Nagoya, Japan)
Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Development
Assistant Program Specialist, Dakar Follow-up Unit, Education Sector
1993-1998 SANTI BANGLADESH (NGO) (Kanagawa, Japan)
Assistant Secretary-General (Term: 1995-1998)
  • Part-time Lecturing at Other Universities

2018-2019 KEIO UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan) Graduate School of Human Relations
2014-present TSUKUBA UNIVERSITY (Tsukuba, Japan) College of International Studies
2013-present SOPHIA UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan) Faculty of Letters
2012-2013 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan) Faculty of Education
2011-present WASEDA UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan) Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies
2011-2018 J. F. OBERLIN UNIVERSITY (Tokyo, Japan) Graduate School of Higher Education Administration
2010 KOBE UNIVERSITY (Kobe, Japan) Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
2009 TOHOKU UNIVERSITY (Sendai, Japan) Graduate School of Education
2007-2008 KINJYO-GAKUIN UNIVERSITY (Nagoya, Japan) Graduate School of Social Sciences
2006-2007 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan) Graduate School of Education
2004-2005 KINJYO-GAKUIN UNIVERSITY (Nagoya, Japan) Graduate School of Social Science
1999-2000 KANTO-GAKUIN UNIVERSITY (Kanagawa, Japan) Department of Economics



  • Authored/Edited Books

2022 Japan’s International Cooperation in Education: History and Prospects (co-edited with Nobuko Kayashima and Kazuo Kuroda). Singapore: Springer.
2022 Memory in the Mekong: Regional Identity, Schools, and Politics in Southeast Asia (co-edited with Will Brehm). NY: Teachers College Press.
2020 Public Policy Innovation for Human Capital Development (co-edited with Will Brehm). Tokyo: Asian Productivity Organization.
2020 ESD and Social Resilience in the Era of SDGs (co-edited with Masahisa Sato and Shunsuke Managi). Tokyo: Tsukuba Shobo. (in Japanese)
2019 Education in Japan: A Comprehensive Analysis of Education Reforms and Practices (co-edited with Toshiyuki Omomo and Masaaki Katsuno). Singapore: Springer.
2019 Education in the Era of SDGs: Providing Opportunities of Quality Learning for All (co-edited with Masahisa Sato and Manabu Sato). Tokyo: Gakubunsha. (in Japanese)
2018 Japanese Education in a Global Age: Sociological Reflections and Future Directions (co-edited with Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Beverly Yamamoto and Tomoko Tokunaga). Singapore: Springer.
2016 Education: Fostering Global Citizens (Edited volume). Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (in Japanese)
2016 Education: Redefining Education (co-authored with Manabu Sato, Kiyomi Akita, Kokichi Shimizu and Shigeo Kodama). Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (in Japanese)
2015 The Political Economy of Schooling in Cambodia (co-edited with D. Brent Edwards Jr., Chhinh Sitha and James H. Williams). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
2015 The Scope of International Educational Development Studies. Tokyo: Toshindo. (in Japanese)
2014 Emerging International Dimensions in East Asian Higher Education (co-edited with Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Arthur Meerman and Kazuo Kuroda). Dordrecht: Springer.
2012 Internationalization of Asian Universities: Fostering Human Resources for the Global Community (co-edited with Miki Sugimura). Tokyo: Sophia University Press. (in Japanese)
2009 The Political Economy of Educational Reforms and Capacity Development in Southeast Asia: Cases of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam(co-edited with Yasushi Hirosato). Dordrecht: Springer.
2009 Mapping the Academic Achievement of Students across the World (co-edited with Manabu Sato and Yukiko Sawano). Tokyo: Akashi Shoten. (in Japanese)
2008 Rethinking International Educational Development: Towards Education for All in Developing Countries (co-edited with Keiichi Ogawa and Mikiko Nishimura). Tokyo: Toshindo. (in Japanese)
2008 Basic Education Support in Developing Countries: International Approach and Practice (co-edited with Yasushi Hirosato). Tokyo: Gakubunsha. (in Japanese)
  • Journal Articles / Book Chapters

2023 “The influence of the whole school approach on implementing education for sustainable development in Japan” (co-authored with Orie Sasaki and Aki Yonehara), Prospects, (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11125-023-09667-4).
2023 “Current Status of Climate Change Education and Suggestions for Its Integrative Development in Japan” (co-authored with Masahisa Sato), IATSS Research, Vol.47, Issue 2, pp.263-269.
2022 “Building an ‘Ecosystem’ for Transforming Higher Education Teaching and Learning for Sustainability” (co-authored with Jing Liu and Tamara Savelyeva), Asia Pacific Education Review, Vol.23, Issue 4, pp.539-542.
2021 “Measuring What Matters? Mapping Higher Education Internationalization in the Asia-Pacific” (co-authored with James H. Williams and Will Brehm), International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, Vol.23, Issue 2, pp.65-80.
2020 “A Comparative Study of Curriculums for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Sweden and Japan” (co-authored with Ulf Fredriksson, Kanako N. Kusanagi, Petros Gougoulakis and Yaka Matsuda), Sustainability. Vol.12, No.3, pp.1-16.
2020 “Current Status and Challenges of University Professorship in Cambodia” (co-authored with Naoki Umemiya and Aki Osawa), in Arimoto, A. (ed.). International Comparison of University Professorship: World, Asia, and Japan. Tokyo: Toshindo, pp.181-194. (in Japanese)
2019 “International Cooperation in Education Provided by International Organizations: Seeking Effective and Efficient Collaboration” (co-authored with Naoko Arakawa), in Kayashima, N. and Kuroda, K. (eds.). Japan’s International Cooperation in Education: History and Prospect. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo Press, pp.273-306. (in Japanese)
2019 “International Debates over Academic Ability: Focusing on Initiatives Promoted by International Organizations” in Research Project on Educational Governance (Faculty of Education, The University of Tokyo). (ed.). Educational Reforms in the Age of Globalization: Quality Assurance and Governance of Education. Tokyo: The University of Tokyo Press, pp.19-31. (in Japanese)
2019 “Knowledge Diplomacy and Worldview Diversity Education: Applications for an Internationalized Higher Education” (co-authored with Sachi Edwards), in Neubauer, D. E., Mok, K. H. and Edwards, S. (eds.). Contesting Globalization and Internationalization of Higher Education: Discourse and Responses in the Asia Pacific Region. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp.143-161.
2019 “The Role of Universities in Promoting Sustainability in Asia” (co-authored with Jing Liu) in Zhong, Z., Coates, H. and Shi, J. (eds.). Innovations in Asian Higher Education. Oxon, UK: Routledge, pp.64-75.
2019 “Academic Presentation with English Language,” in Yamanouchi, K.(es.). Research Skills in Comparative Education. Tokyo: Toshindo, pp.68-80. (in Japanese)
2018 “Traffic Problems in Southeast Asia featuring the Case of Cambodia’s Traffic Accidents Involving Motorcycles” (co-authored with Makiko Hayashi and Eriko Yagi), IATSS Research. Vol.42, pp.163-170.
2018 “Internationalization of Higher Education and Student Mobility in Japan and Asia” (Background paper prepared for the 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report) (co-authored with Kazuo Kuroda, Miki Sugimura and Sarah Asada) UNESCO and JICA Research Institute, 57p.
2018 “Organizational Legitimacy in the Global Education Policy Field: Learning from UNESCO and the Global Monitoring Report” (co-authored with D. Brent Edwards Jr., Taeko Okitsu and Romina Dacosta), Comparative Education Review. Vol.62, No.1, pp.31-63.
2018 “Post-Fukushima Radiation Education for Japanese High School Students in Affected Areas and Its Positive Effects on Their Radiation Literacy” (co-authored with Masaharu Tsubokura and Megumi Yoshida), Journal of Radiation Research. Vol.59, Issue 2, pp.65-74.
2018 “Quality Education: SDG4” (co-authored with Taeko Okitsu), in Takayanagi, A. and Ohashi, M. (eds.). Learning about SDGs: Introduction to International Development and International Cooperation. Kyoto: Horitsu Bunka Sha, pp.64-80. (in Japanese)
2018 “Factors of Retaining Students at Primary Schools in Cambodia: Understanding from Students’ ‘Narrative’” (co-authored with D. Brent Edwards Jr., Chhinh Sitha and James H. Williams), in Sekiya, T. (ed.). Children’s Learning in Developing Countries: Micro Analysis of Empirical Study on the Conditions Contributing to Education Policy. Hyogo: Kwansei Gakuin University Press, pp183-214. (in Japanese)
2018 “Schoolteacher’s Professionalism and Teacher Training in Japan: From ‘Teaching Specialists’ to ‘Learning Professionals’” (co-authored with Takayo Ogisu and Eri Yamazaki) in Hobbel, N. and Bales, B. L. (eds.). Navigating the Common Good in Teacher Education Policy: Critical and International Perspectives. New York: Routledge, pp.100-114.
2017 “SDGs in Education: The Conversion from ‘Quantity’ to ‘Quality’ and Future Challenges” (co-authored with Taeko Okitsu and Eri Yamazaki), in Kanie, N. (ed.). What Are the Sustainable Development Goals?: Agendas of Transformation for 2030. Kyoto: Minerva Shobo, pp.106-127. (in Japanese)
2017 “Introduction” (co-authored with Ryoko Tsuneyoshi), in Tsuneyoshi, R. (ed.). Globalization and Japanese “Exceptionalism” in Education: Insiders’ Views into a Changing System. New York: Routledge, pp.3-18.
2017 “Global Citizenship Education in Asia”, in Tsuneyoshi, R. (ed.). Globalization and Japanese “Exceptionalism” in Education: Insiders’ Views into a Changing System. New York: Routledge, pp.61-76.
2017 “Education for Sustainable Development in Asia”, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. pp.1-25.
2017 “Regaining legitimacy in the context of global governance? UNESCO, Education for All coordination and the Global Monitoring Report” (co-authored with D. Brent Edwards Jr., Taeko Okitsu and Romina Dacosta), International Review of Education. Vol.63, No.3, pp.403-416.
2017 “Ideologies inside Textbooks: Vietnamization and Re-Khmerization of Political Education in Cambodia during the 1980s” (co-authored with Saori Hagai, Khlok Vichet Ratha and William C. Brehm) in Bellino, M. J. and Williams, J. H. (eds.). (Re)Constructing Memory: Education, Identity, and Conflict. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp.49-73.
2017 “Implications for Teacher Training and Support for Inclusive Education in Cambodia: An Empirical Case Study in a Developing Country” (co-authored with Kazuo Kuroda and Diana Kartika). JICA-RI Working Paper. No.148, 47p.
2016 “Higher Education in Cambodia: Challenges to Promote Greater Access and Higher Quality,” in Collins, C. S., Lee, M. N. N., Hawkins, J. N. and Neubauer, D. E. (eds.). The Palgrave Handbook of Asia Pacific Higher Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.365-380.
2016 “Educational Cooperation by the International Organizations” in Komatsu, T. (ed.). Education and Development in Developing Countries: Constructing a Equitable World. Tokyo: Sophia University Press, pp.147-160. (in Japanese)
2015 “Sustainability and Education: Shift in Education Paradigm Facilitating ‘Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)’” (co-authored with Taeko Okitsu), Environmental Research Quarterly. No.177, pp.42-51. (in Japanese)
2015 “Trends in the Debate on Global Citizenship Education,” Intercultural Education: Bulletin of the Intercultural Education Society of Japan. No.42, pp.1-14. (in Japanese)
2015 “International Competition and Cooperation in Higher Education in East Asia: Some Reflections based on the Concept of ‘Knowledge Diplomacy’”, in Center for Advanced School Education and Evidence-Based Research, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo (ed.). Research bulletin. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, No.1, pp.25-53.
2015 “Literacies as a Strategic Means of Implementation for Sustainable Development Goals: Lessons from Health and Water Literacies” (co-authored with Eri Yamazaki, Masahiko Iguchi, Taeko Okitsu, Masahisa Sato and Taro Yamamoto), Global Environmental Research, Vol.19, No.2, pp.173-180.
2015 “Fostering Global Human Resources through the Internationalization of Higher Education in East Asia: Contributing to the Promotion of ‘Knowledge Diplomacy’,” Ryugaku Koryu. Vol.46, pp.11-21. JASSO: Japan Student Services Organization (in Japanese)
2014 “Promoting the Comprehensive ‘Safety Education’ through ESD,” in Tanaka, H. and Sugimura, M. (eds.). ESD and Citizenship Education in a Multicultural Society. Tokyo: Sophia University Press, pp.142-164. (in Japanese)
2014 “The Role of Capacity Development and Education in Developing Countries,” Journal of International Cooperation for Agricultural Development. No.13, pp.13-22. (in Japanese)
2014 “Progress and Prospects of Educational Development in Asia,” World Trend (Institute of Developing Economies). No.230, pp.9-13. (in Japanese)
2014 “Student transition from primary to lower secondary school in Cambodia: Narrative insights into complex systems” (co-authored with D. Brent Edwards Jr., Chhinh Sitha and James H. Williams), Prospects. Vol.XLIV, No.3, pp.367-380.
2014 “Efforts to Promote Sustainable Development through Education in Cambodia,” in Thomas, K. D. and Muga, H.E. (eds.). Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, pp. 673-685.
2014 “The Possibility of Holistic Safety Education in Japan: From the Perspective of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD),” IATSS Research. Vol.38, No.1, pp.40-47.
2014 “Higher Education in Cambodia: Expansion and quality improvement” (co-authored with James H. Williams and C. Sopheak Keng), Higher Education Forum. Vol.11, pp.67-90.
2014 “Integration and Diffusion in Sustainable Development Goals: Learning from the Past, Looking into the Future” (co-authored with Kanie, Norichika, Naoya Abe, Masahiko Iguchi, Jue Yang, Ngeta Kabiri, Shunsuke Mangagi, Ikuho Miyazawa, Simon Olsen, Tomohiro Tasaki, Taro Yamamoto, Tetsuro Yoshida and Yuka Hayakawa), Sustainability. Vol. 6, No.4, pp.1761-1775.
2014 “The Influence of Neo-liberalism on Japan’s Educational Reforms,” in Turner, D. and Yolcu, H. (eds.), Neo-liberal Educational Reforms: A Critical Analysis. New York: Routledge, pp.118-138.
2014 “Quality and Equity in Education for a Sustainable Society: Proposing the International Education Goals for a Post-2015 World” (co-authored with Mikiko Nishimura, Mark Langager, Masahisa Sato, Jun Kawaguchi, Takayo Ogisu, Taeko Okitsu, Makiko Hayashi and Eri Yamazaki), Africa Educational Research Journal. Number 5, pp.4-19. (in Japanese)
2013 “Survey on the Academic Profession in Cambodia” (co-authored with Naoki Umemiya), The Changing Academic Profession in Asia: Teaching, Research, Governance and Management. Hiroshima: Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, pp.71-88.
2013 “The Philippines: Expansion of Secondary Education and Its Quality,” in Umakoshi, T. and Otsuka, Y. (eds.). Secondary Education Reforms in Asia: Responding to the Globalization. Tokyo: Toshindo, pp.92-114. (in Japanese)
2013 “Regional Collaboration and Quality Assurance of Higher Education in Asia,” in Kuroda, K. (ed.). Higher Education Governance in Asia, Tokyo: Keiso Shobou, pp. 200-228. (in Japanese)
2013 “Japanese Comparative Education in the World Contexts: Academic Debates and Researches” (co-authored with Minoru Morishita and Kazuo Kuroda), in Morishita, M. and Yamada, S. (eds.). Frontiers of Comparative Education Researches. Tokyo: Toshindo, pp.20-46. (in Japanese)
2013 “Comparative Education and Development Studies” (co-authored with Kazuo Kuroda), in Morishita, M. and Yamada, S. (eds.). Frontiers of Comparative Education Researches. Tokyo: Toshindo, pp.295-313. (in Japanese)
2013 “Educational Activist Associations,” in Ness, D. and Chia-Ling, L. (eds.), International Education: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues and Systems. Armonk, NY: M.E.Sharpe, pp.255-260.
2013 “Examining the Concept of International Cooperation in Education for Promoting World Peace: Contemplating the Concept of a ‘Right to Education’,” Sophia University Studies in Education. No.47, pp1-18. (in Japanese)
2013 “Higher Education Linkage and International Cooperation Network in Southeast Asia: Development of Regional Network and the Significance of Establishing SEAMEO College,” Ryugaku Koryu. Vol.27, pp1-8. (in Japanese)
2012 Privatization and Teacher Education in Cambodia: Implications for Equity (co-authored with James H. Williams and Thomas Zimmermann). ESR Working Paper Series (Special Series: The Privatization in Education research Initiative) No.45, Open Society Foundations, 40p.
2012 “The Mutually Complementary Relationship between EFA and ESD in Cambodia,” International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development. Vol.3, No.2, pp.7-13.
2012 “ESD in Cambodia: A Complementary Relationship between EFA and ESD,” in Abe, O. and Tanaka, H. (eds.), Education for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific. Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, pp.144-159. (in Japanese)
2012 “Literacy for International Cooperation and Global Information Governance,” in Magosaki, U., Oto, Y. and Watanabe, F. (eds.). Handbook of Comprehensive Strategy, Kyoto: Menerva Shobo, pp.139-145. (in Japanese)
2012 “Education and Gender: Gender Disparity and the Empowerment of Women,” International Development Studies: Approaches to MDGs for Eliminating Poverty (edited by Yasushi Katsuma). Kyoto: Minerva, pp.210-227. (in Japanese)
2012 “Promoting ‘Citizenship Education’ through Education for Sustainable Development (ESD),” Sophia University Studies in Education. No.46, pp.31-47. (in Japanese)
2011 “The Roles of Educational Development Research in Developing Countries: Fostering ‘Citizens’ through Education,” LATSS booklet: Traffic Society Viewed from Economics and Pedagogy (International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences). No.2, pp.52-66. (in Japanese)
2011 “Comparative Education as Policy Sciences: Development of Methodology in Educational Development Studies,” The Study of Education: Bulletin of the Japan Society of the Study of Education. Vol.78, No.4, pp.361-373. (in Japanese)
2011 “Public Roles of Higher Education Institutions in Developing Countries: A Case of Cambodia,” Knowledge and Education at Universities (edited by Hisao Miyamoto, et al.). Tokyo: Kyoyusha, pp.143-160. (in Japanese)
2011 “Global Information Governance and Roles of Education,” IATSS Review. Vol.36, No.2, pp.120-126. (in Japanese)
2011 “Resource Paper on Improving the Quality of Education” (co-authored with Kazuo Kuroda and Mikiko Nishimura), A resource paper presented at the MDGs Follow-up Meeting organized by the Government of Japan. Tokyo, Japan, June 2-3, 2011.
2011 “Basic Education Reforms in the Philippines: An Analysis of the 2002 Basic Education Curriculum,” Sophia University Studies in Education. No.45, pp.36-50. . (in Japanese)
2010 “Education for sustainable development at Universities in Japan” (co-authored with Naoko Hoshii), International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. Vol.11, No.3, pp.202-216.
2009 “Theory and Practice of International Educational Development,” in Otsubo, S., Kimura, H. and Ito, S. (eds.). Introduction to International Development Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approaches to Development Studies. Tokyo: Keiso Shobo, pp.355-370. (in Japanese)
2009 “The Influence of Inernational Organizations on Education Policy in Developing Countries,” Comparative Education. Vol.39, Japan Comparative Education Society, pp.91-106. (in Japanese)
2009 Education Indicators to Examine the Policy-Making Process in the Education Sector of Developing Countries. GSID Discussion Paper. No.170, Nagoya University, 21p.
2008 “Education Policy Evaluation in Developing Countries: Application of Education Indicators,” The Study of Education: Bulletin of the Japan Society of the Study of Education. Vol.75, No.4, pp.393-404. (in Japanese)
2008 “Basic Education Reforms in Cambodia and Bangladesh: Expansion of Access and Improvement of Quality,” Forum of International Development Studies. Vol.36, pp.85-102.
2008 “International Trends in Educational Development Assistance and Efforts of Japan,” Sanshokuki. Tokyo: Keio University Press, pp.9-14. (in Japanese)
2008 “International Assistance to Primary Education in Developing Countries: EFA Fast-Track Initiative (FTI),” in Sawamura, N.(ed.). The Expansion of International Cooperation Research on Educational Development. Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, pp.202-221. (in Japanese)
2007 The Political Economy of Education Reforms and Capacity Development in Asia: Theoretical and Analytical Frameworks (co-authored with Yasushi Hirosato). Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, 66p.
2007 “‘Citizenship Education’ in Developing Countries: An Essay on Knowledge, Skills and Values” in Collection of Articles: Citizenship Education in the Global Age. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: New Research Initiatives for Humanities and Social Sciences, No.1, pp.71-89. (in Japanese)
2007 Education Reforms for Contributing to National Stability and Integration: Cases of the Philippines, Cambodia and Bangladesh. GSID Discussion Paper. No.156, Nagoya University, 26p.
2007 “The Political Dimension of International Cooperation in Education: Mechanisms of Global Governance to Promote Education for All,” in Baker, D. and Wiseman, A. (eds.), Education for All: Global Promises, National Challenges. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, pp.33-74.
2007 “An ‘Integrated Model’ of International Cooperation to Basic Education in Developing Countries: Prospects of Achieving ‘Education for All’ Goals through Capacity Development” (co-authored with Yasushi Hirosato). Journal of International Development Studies, Vol.16, No.2, pp.5-20. (in Japanese)
2007 “Political Economy and an Analytical Framework of Educational Development and Reform in Developing Countries: Interaction among Actors in the Context of Dececntralization” (co-authored with Yasushi Hirosato), Journal of International Cooperation in Education. Vol.10, No.3, pp.91-110. (in Japanese)
2006 “Expansion and Quality in Bangladesh,” International Higher Education. No.44, Summer 2006 (The Boston College Center for International Higher Education), pp.23-24.
2005 “Comparative Education and Development Studies,” Comparative Education. Vol. 31, Japan Comparative Education Society, pp.241-252. (in Japanese)
2005 “Global Public Order and Political Relations in International Cooperation in Education: Analysis of the Mechanism of Global Governance,” Intercultural: Annual Review of the Japan Society for Intercultural Studies. Vol.3, pp.58-79. (in Japanese)
2005 “Approach of the Study of Education,” in Kuroda, K. and Yokozeki, Y. (eds.). International Education Development. Tokyo: Yuhikaku, pp.16-38. (in Japanese)
2005 “Education for All: Promoting of Basic Education in Developing Countries),” Annual Review. Vol. 13-14, Center for Teacher Training, Keio University, pp.135-157. (in Japanese)
2005 “Financing Basic Education in Developing Countries: An Analysis of International Commitments to the EFA Fast-Track Initiative” GSID Discussion Paper. No.130, Nagoya University, 26p.
2005 “Global Mechanism to Promote EFA: UNESCO’s Approach to build the International Collaboration Network,” Archive of the International Education Cooperation. Center for Research on International Cooperation in Educational Development, Tsukuba University, 13p. (in Japanese)
2005 “How organizational culture affects HRM strategy in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: A comparative case study between Japanese joint ventures and local companies” (co-authored with Md. Khasro Miah), Emerging Asia Economy: Local Strategies, Global Impact (Proceedings, Vol. 2 of the 6th Asian Academy of Management Conference, Perak, Malaysia, December 9-11, 2005), pp.699-706.
2004 “New International Initiative for Financial Aid in Basic Education: Background and Problems of Education for All (EFA) – Fast-Track Initiative (FTI),” Journal of International Cooperation. Vol 20, No.1, Japan International Cooperation Agency, pp.53-63. (in Japanese)
2004 “How Japanese Companies Create Participative HRM Style in South Asia: A Comparative Case Study among Japanese, Western Subsidiaries/Joint Ventures and Bangladeshi Local Companies in Bangladesh” (co-authored with Md. Khasro Miah), A paper in the Proceedings of the International Management and Technology Conference, held in Orlando, Florida on December 8-10, 2004, 10p.
2001 “International civil servants: Inside the huge bureaucracy,” Science of Humanity. Vol.38, Bensei, pp.122-125. (in Japanese)
2000 “Student political activities in developing countries: Case of Bangladesh,” The International Development Cooperation and the Role of UNESCO. Keio University, pp.23-43. (in Japanese)
2000 “Vernacular political and student elites during the East Pakistan era: Political, economic and social backgrounds,” Comparative Education. Vol.26, Japan Comparative Education Society, pp.207-225. (in Japanese)
1999 “Political student movement in the Third World: Theoretical approaches for understanding their problems,” Historical Studies on Higher Education. No.14, The Japanese Society for Historical Studies on Higher Education, pp.3-18. (in Japanese)
1998 “Ethnic identity and education in Bangladesh: Possibilities of critical pedagogy,” Philosophy. No.103, Mita Philosophy Society, pp.107-130. (in Japanese)