Japan Education Forum X June 2013


Japan Education Forum X – Collaboration Toward Self-Reliant Educational Development –


Background and Objectives

Opening Session

  • Opening Remarks by Teru Fukui, Senior Vice-Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,
    Science and Technology, Japan
  • Opening Remarks by Toshiko Abe, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan
  • Opening Session

Executive Summary

Keynote Speech

  • “Teachers: the Bridge to Future for Education in Africa”
    Dzingai Mutumbuka, Chair, Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)
  • Keynote Summary

Keynote Speech

  • “Issues concerning Japanese Teachers at Compulsory Education Level”
    Shinji Kubota, Professor, Division of Education, Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  • Keynote Summary</a

Questions and Answers with Keynote Speaker

Panel Session

  • “Issues concerning Teachers, Affecting the Learning Achievement of Students in Primary Education”
  • “Challenges Faced by Teachers of Lower Secondary Education”
  • Moderator:
  • Ramon Bacani, Director, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH)
  • Panelists:
  • Edem Adubra, Head of the Secretariat, International Task Force on Teachers for EFA, Division for Teachers and Higher Education, UNESCO
  • Rina Rouanet de Núñez, Education Specialist (JICA GUATEMATICA Project Local Coordinator), Guatemala
  • Tomoko Udagawa, Teacher, Sashiogi Elementary School, Saitama City (Former Participant in JOCV Special Participation System for In-service Teachers)

Open Floor Discussions and Question and Answer with Speakers

Concluding Discussions by Speakers


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