Naoshi Kira

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Name
Naoshi Kira
Affiliation
Toyo University
Research funding number
80327155

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Professor, Dept. of Education, Faculty of Letters, Toyo University, Tokyo
 
Apr 2006
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Mar 2016
Professor, Professional Program of School Education, Japan Professional School of Education
 
Apr 2000
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Mar 2006
Associate Professor, Faculty of International Communication, Shukutoku University
 
Sep 1998
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Jun 1999
Lecturer, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
 
Sep 1992
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Aug 1994
Education Consultant, EA3PH, The World Bank
 

Education

 
 
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Jun 1999
International Education / Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, Graduate School of Education (HGSE), Harvard University
 

Published Papers

 
Dewey’s Democratic Conception in Education and Democratic Schooling: Lessons from the United States for Japan in a Time of Democracy in Crisis
Kira, Naoshi
Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook   (13) 55-66   May 2019   [Refereed]
Omomo, Toshiyuki and Kira, Naoshi
Bulletin of Gakushuin Women's College   (20) 15-32   2018
吉良 直
比較教育学研究 = Comparative education : bulletin of the Japan Comparative Education Society   (56) 91-112   2018   [Refereed]
Omomo, T., Kira, N., and associates
Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo   55 425-443   Mar 2016
吉良 直
教育学研究 = The Japanese journal of educational research   82(3) 427-438   Sep 2015   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools
Jennings, Jack, Translated by Kira, Naoshi, et al. (Part:Joint Translation)
The University of Tokyo Press   Nov 2018   ISBN:4130513419
Yamasaki, Y. & Kuno, H. (Eds.) (Part:Contributor, Chapter 5 on Jiyu Gakuen and Motoko Hani)
Routledge   May 2017   ISBN:1138955639
Instructional Rounds in Education: A Network Approach to Improving Teaching and Learning
City, E.A., Elmore, R.F., Fiarman, S.E., and Teitel, L. (Part:Joint Translation, Translation of Chapter 3)
Oct 2015   ISBN:4759920986
U.S. Education Reform at the Frontline: the Race to the Top
Kitano, A., Kira, N., & Omomo, T. (Eds) (Part:Joint Editor)
Gakujutsu Shuppankai   Oct 2012   ISBN:4284103717
Encyclopedia of Comparative Education
Japan Comparative Education Society (Part:Contributor)
Jun 2012   ISBN:479890127X
The Development of an Education Assessment Administration in the United States Today
Kitano, Akio, Kira, Naoshi, et al. (Part:Joint Work)
Dec 2009   ISBN:4887139470
The Challenge To Care In Schools: An Alternative Approach To Education
Noddings, Nel, translated by Manabu Sato, Naoshi Kira, et al. (Part:Joint Translation)
Sep 2007   ISBN:4946509410

Conference Activities & Talks

 
A Study on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA):Focusing on the Significance and Background of the U.S. Law
Naoshi Kira
Japanese Comparative Education Society (JCES) in Higashi-Hiroshima   24 Jun 2018   
U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act at 50
Naoshi Kira
Japan Comparative Education Society 2017   25 Jun 2017   
A Study of the Latest Reauthorization Processes of the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Naoshi Kira
Naoshi123   25 Jun 2016   
Development of the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Programs to Nurture Abilities to Assess Student Learning at Research Universities in the U.S.
Naoshi Kira
Naoshi123   12 Jun 2016   
Diversification of Public Schools and Development of Accountability Policies : Through the Case of Washington, D.C.
Naoshi Kira
Naoshi123   10 Oct 2015   
A Study of the Reauthorization Processes of the U.S. Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at 50: An Analysis of the Past and the Present
Naoshi Kira
Naoshi123   14 Jun 2015   
An Analysis of the Latest Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) in the U.S.
Naoshi Kira
Naoshi123   7 Jun 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Naoshi KIRA
The main purpose of this study was to clarify the formation processes and current conditions of developmental functions for young educators aspiring to be professors at research universities in the U.S. This study found that developmental paths c...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Toshiyuki OMOMO
The purpose of this study is to clarify the process of contentions of different political ideas in relation to governance reforms in federal education policies since the 1960s. Some research results are as follows: 1) among antagonisms between li...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): Akio KITANO
The purpose of this research is to analyze the actual conditions of the education reform centering on the testing policy currently implemented in the United States. Keywords are "standard," "accountability," and "assessment." In this research, the...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2007 - 2009    Investigator(s): Naoshi KIRA
The purpose of this study is to clarify the current conditions and future challenges of teaching assistant (TA) systems and TA training systems in universities in the United States, as they were modeled after in Japan when introduced in 1994. In t...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Akio KITANO
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2004 - 2006    Investigator(s): Naoshi KIRA
The purpose of this research study was to investigate the actual conditions and problems of teaching assistant (TA) systems, as well as systems of training and development for TAs in universities in the United States, which became the basis for th...