Hirosato Yasushi

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Hirosato Yasushi
Sophia University
Center for Global Education and Discovery
Job title
Doctor in philosophy(University of Pittsburgh)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Apr 2010
Lao PDR, Labor Medal
Dec 2005
Vietnam, "Cause of Education" Medal

Published Papers

Political economy and an analytical framework of educational development and reform in developing countries: interaction among actors in the context of decentralization
Hirosato, Yasushi; Kitamura, Yuto
Journal of international cooperation in education   10(3) 91-110   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
An "Integrated model" of international cooperation to basic education in developing countries: prospects of achieving "Education for All" goals through capacity development
Hirosato Yasushi, Kitamura Yuto
Journal of international development studies   16(2) 5-20   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
An Exploration on the Political Economy of Educational Development in Developing Countries : Towards a Conceptual Model Building for "Indigenization" of Educational Development
Hirosato Yasushi; Hayashida Kazunori
Journal of international cooperation in education   9(2) 37-49   Oct 2006   [Refereed]
New Challenges for Educational Development and Cooperation in Asia in the 21st Century: Building Indigenous Capacity for Education Reforms
Hirosato Yasushi
Journal of International Cooperation in Education   4(2) 1-24   Dec 2001   [Invited]
Establishment of ""SkillsDevelopment Fund"" in ASEAN : Alternative Mechanisms for FinancingEnterprise-Based Training
Hirosato Yasushi
Forum of International Development Studies   (9) 161-188   Jan 1998   [Refereed]

Books etc

Emerging International Dimensions in East Asian Higher Education "Sub-regional Collaboration in Higher Education: Harmonization and Networking in the Greater Mekong Subregion"
Hirosato Yasushi
Springer   Apr 2014   ISBN:9789401788212
Introduction to international development studies : an interdisciplinary approach to development studies
Hirosato Yasushi (Part:Joint Work)
Keiso shobo   Dec 2009   ISBN:9784326503278
The political economy of educational reforms and capacity development in Southeast Asia : cases of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (Education in the Asia-Pacific region, 13) "Chapter 1""Chapter 2""Chapter 3""Chapter 5""Conclusion"
Hirosato Yasushi (Part:Joint Editor, p.1-3, 7-21, 23-39, 41-51, 75-89, 303-311)
Springer   Feb 2009   ISBN:9781402093753
Advancing the study of international cooperation for educational development : practice and challenges towards achieving education for all
Hirosato Yasushi
Nov 2008   ISBN:9784750328768
International approach and practice
Hirosato Yasushi (Part:Joint Editor, p.2-29)
GAKUBUNSHA   Nov 2008   ISBN:9784762018923

Conference Activities & Talks

Higher Education Harmonization and Networking in ASEAN and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
U.S.-Japan Research Institute Week   11 Sep 2015   
Quality improvements and harmonization in higher education through university networking in the Greater Mekong Subregion
6 Mar 2015   
Higher Education Harmonization and Networking in ASEAN and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): A Case of Regional Technical Assistance by the Asian Development Bank [Invited]
16 Oct 2014   
Introduction of ADB’s Project Cycle: From Identification to Post-Evaluation [Invited]
15 Oct 2014   
The Political Economy of Education Reforms in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Model of Indigenizing Education Reforms and Capacity Development
Annual Conference, Comparative and International Education Society   25 Feb 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

Empirical study on "knowledge diplomacy" in Asia and internationalization of higher education
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2020
Comparative study on provincial universities and capacity development in quality assurance in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2009
Political economy of indigenous capacity building for educational reforms in Asia
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008