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Principles and Aims of the Faculty of Education


Principles and Aims of the Faculty of Education

.We seek to provide students with the basic and specialized knowledge and skills required as teachers and instructors in the community, and to nurture in them the ability to proactively investigate new issues. Through this education, we train instructors of life-long learning for work in their communities and societies, and provide them a firm foundation of wide perspectives, strong education, and abundant human kindness.

 

 

Admission Policies of the Faculty of Education (Policies for Accepting Applicants)

Elementary School Teacher Training Course

This course is designed to train teachers who will play an important role in the formation of the characters of young children. The goal of this course is for prospective teachers to learn teaching techniques specific to the subjects covered in elementary school education. Our elementary school teachers study teaching theory as well as techniques employed in the teaching profession, such as lifestyle guidance, educational methodology, etc. They also gain regional and international perspectives, and develop abundant human kindness and high-level practical skills for use in their careers.

Based on the above-described viewpoint on fostering human resources, this course seeks the following types of students:

1. Those who have a strong drive and passion to be an elementary school teacher, and can sincerely and eagerly engage in problem solving related to education.
2. Those who have the will to learn on their own, and who possess problem solving ability and basic knowledge and skills related to the subjects taught in the classroom through high school (such as Japanese, math, foreign languages, etc.).
3. Those who love children, and who possess an abundance of human kindness.
4. Those with the communication skills and cooperativeness necessary for this career.
5. Those who are considerate of others and who have a strong interest in doing volunteer work.

The character traits and skills that we place high importance on, and which we believe applicants should acquire before entering the Elementary School Teacher Training Course, are an expansive interest in and passion for children and education and strong logical thinking abilities.

 

Junior High School Teacher Training Course

This course is designed to train teachers who will play an important role in the formation of the characters of their students. The goal of this course is for prospective teachers to learn teaching techniques specific to the subjects covered in junior high school education. Our junior high school teachers study teaching theory as well as techniques employed in the teaching profession, such as lifestyle guidance, educational methodology, etc. They also gain regional and international perspectives, and develop abundant human kindness and high-level practical skills for use in their careers.

Based on the above-described viewpoint on fostering human resources, this course seeks the following types of students:

1. Those who have a clear drive and passion to be a junior high school teacher, and can sincerely and eagerly engage in problem solving related to education.
2. Those that have the will for learn on their own, and who possess problem solving ability and basic knowledge and skills related to the subjects taught in the classroom through high school (such as Japanese, math, foreign languages, etc.).
3. Those who love children, and who possess an abundance of human kindness.
4. Those with the communication skills and cooperativeness necessary for this career.
5. Those who are considerate of others and who have a strong interest in doing volunteer work.

The character traits and skills that we place high importance on, and which we believe applicants should acquire before entering the Junior High School Teacher Training Course, are an expansive interest in and passion for children and education and strong logical thinking abilities.

 

Special-Needs School Teacher Training Course

This course is designed to train teachers who will play a specialist role of supporting the development of young children and students with disabilities. The goal of this course is for prospective teachers to learn the specialized subject of special-needs education. Our special-needs school teachers study teaching theory as well as techniques employed in the teaching profession, such as lifestyle guidance, educational methodology, etc. They also gain regional and international perspectives, and develop abundant human kindness and high-level practical skills for use in their careers.

Based on the above-described viewpoint on fostering human resources, this course seeks the following types of students:

1. Those who have a strong drive and passion to be teachers who engage in education of children with special need at special-needs schools, elementary schools, junior high schools, and so on.
2. Those that have the will to learn on their own, and who possess the problem solving ability and basic knowledge and skills related to the subjects taught in the classroom through high school (such as Japanese, math, foreign languages, etc.).
3. Those who love children with special need and who possess an abundance of human kindness.
4. Those with the communication skills and cooperativeness necessary for this career.
5. Those who are considerate of others and who have a strong interest in doing volunteer work.

The character traits and skills that we place high importance on, and which we believe applicants should acquire before entering the Special-Needs School Teacher Training Course, are an expansive interest in and passion for children and education and strong logical thinking abilities.

 

School Nurse Training Course

This course is designed to train teachers who will play a specialist role of supporting the mental and physical health of young children and students. The goal of this course is for prospective teachers to learn the specialized subject of nursing education. Our school nurses study teaching theory as well as techniques employed in the teaching profession, such as lifestyle guidance, educational methodology, etc. They also gain regional and international perspectives, and develop abundant human kindness and high-level practical skills for use in their careers.

Based on the above-described viewpoint of fostering human resources, this course seeks the following types of students:

1. Those who have a strong drive and passion to be nursing teachers who are interesting and willing to solve problems related to children’s physical and mental health and nursing education.
2. Those that have the will to learn on their own, and who possess the problem solving ability basic knowledge and skills related to the subjects taught in the classroom through high school (such as Japanese, math, foreign languages, etc.).
3. Those who love children, and who possess an abundance of human kindness.
4. Those with the communication skills and cooperativeness necessary for this career.
5. Those who are considerate of others and who have a strong interest in doing volunteer work.

The character traits and skills that we place high importance on, and which we believe applicants should acquire before entering the School Nurse Training Course, are an expansive interest in and passion for children and education and strong logical thinking abilities.

 

 

Principles and Purpose of the Graduate School of Education

The graduate school seeks to provide its students with the necessary qualities and skills to be educators. Students gain knowledge from a variety of perspectives a solid foundation of deep knowledge of scholarship and research methods, while also building their logical and practical skills regarding research related to educational settings and mastering their own educational specialties.

 

 

Admission Policies of the Graduate School of Education (Policies for Accepting Applicants)

This course is designed to train school teachers with high-level practical teaching skills through an education based on “practicality, interdiscipline, and modernity”. In order to achieve this purpose, this course provides its students with regional and international perspectives to form a solid foundation of deep knowledge regarding scholarship and research methods, while also building their logical and practical skills regarding research related to educational settings and mastering their own educational specialties.

Based on the above-described viewpoint of fostering human resources, this course seeks the following types of students (the four common points):

1. Those with a clear drives to be a highly specialized teachers.
2. Those that have the abilities and qualities necessary to be a teacher.
3. Those with a passion for high-level research regarding education.
4. Those with a strong interest in practical, interdisciplinary, and modern educational subjects.

 

Practical School Training Major / Educational Practices Major

This major is designed to train high-level practical skills related to school education, special-needs education, and school education, and to provide teachers with interdisciplinary and comprehensive teaching skills. In order to achieve this purpose, we help students improve their qualities and abilities necessary for being teachers by teaching them subjects such as modern educational issues, school education, special-needs education and school nurse education.

In addition to the above “four common points”, this major seeks students who have following character traits:

1. Those with the scholastic ability related to school education, special-needs education and school nurse education (such as knowledge of the subjects described in the Teachers’ License Act).
2. Those who are passionate about doing practical, interdisciplinary, and modern research related to school education, special-needs education, and school nurse education.

 

Practical School Training Major / School Subjects Methods and Practices Major

This major is designed to train high-level practical and interdisciplinary educational skills related to language education, mathematics and science education, social science education, life skills education, and fine art and sports education. In order to achieve this purpose, we help students improve their qualities and abilities necessary for being a teacher by teaching subjects such as modern educational issues, and having them master education topics related to a specific subject and its content.

In addition to the above “four common points”, this major seeks students who have following character traits:

1. Those with scholastic ability related to language education, mathematics and science education, social science education, life skills education, and fine art and sports education (such as knowledge of the subjects described in the Teachers’ License Act).
2. Those who are passionate about doing practical, interdisciplinary, and modern research related to language education, mathematics and science education, social science education, life skills education, and fine art and sports education.

 

Teaching Professional Practical Development Major

This major is designed to train educators with comprehensive and integrative abilities for use in the development of practical classes, student guidance, educational counseling, and grade and school-level management, as well as problem-solving skills suited for to the challenges of modern-day schools or community education. To achieve this purpose, we help students improve their abilities necessary for being teachers who will provide practical guidance in the educational field by learning the common subjects which are essential in modern educational practices, as well as specialized subjects related to the development of practical classes, student guidance, educational counseling, and grade and school-level management.

In addition to the above “four common points”, this major seeks student who have the following character traits:

1. Those with scholastic ability related to the development of practical classes, student guidance, educational counseling, and grade and school-level management in school or community education.
2. Those with the drive to comprehensively solve modern issues related to the development of practical classes, student guidance, educational counseling, and grade and school-level management in school or community education in school or community education.
3. Those with the will to gain specialized skills related to practical educational research and development in the school setting.