Uchida Chiharu

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Uchida Chiharu
Toyo University
Faculty of Human Life Design Department of Human care and Support

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Professor, Master Course of Human Care and Support, Ph.D. Course of Human Life Studies, Toyo University Graduate School of Human Life Design
Apr 2017
Professor, Faculty of Life Design, Toyo University
Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Professor, Faculty of Education, Kyoei University
Apr 2012
Mar 2015
Associate Professor, College of Education, Kyoei University
Jun 2007
Mar 2012
lecturer, Ngaoya Women's University


Sep 2001
Aug 2005
School of Teaching & Learning, College of Education, The Ohio State University, Graduate School
Jun 1999
Sep 2001
Department of Human Development and Familiy Sciences, College of Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, Graduate School
Apr 1983
Mar 1987
Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, Nagoya University

Published Papers

Uchida Chiharu
1(1) 31-37   Dec 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Kurt Kowalski; Rhonda Douglas Brown, Kristie Pretti-Frontczak, Chiharu Uchida, David F. Sacks
Psychology in the schools      Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Uchida Chiharu
13 241-255   Mar 2018
In the United States, many states are working to establish a system to improve quality of early childhood education and care (ECEC). This report intends to present a research on State of Colorado’s professional development system for early childho...
Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for the Children's QOL
Uchida Chiharu・Takashi Muto
Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences   28(1) 39-51   Sep 2017   [Invited]


Discovering Families' Cultural Capital Through a Japanese Language Program for Young Children and Their Parents with Multiple Linguistic Backgrounds
UCHIDA Chiharu, SAITO Hiromi
2019Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Mother TOngue, Heritage Language, and Bilingual Education MHB)   82-83   Aug 2019
Chiharu Uchida
Child Reseach Net ECEC around the World      Feb 2019

Conference Activities & Talks

Chiharu Uchida
European Early Childhood Education Research Asoociation, Annuam Conference Abstract Book p.78   30 Aug 2018   
Analyzing the contexts for Japanese ECEC teachers working as professionals in parent-support programs
Uchida Chiharu
PECERA2017   8 Jul 2017   
Why is it so difficult to enter Japanese elementary schools? To find possibilities in the grass-roots programs to affect national policies
Uchida Chiharu
The 22nd International Conference of Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education   Nov 2014   
A case Study of Professional Development Program in a Japanese Kindergarten to promote teachers' ways of understanding children
Uchida Chiharu
Aug 2014   
Conceptualizing children’s learning in play thorough veteran and novice Japanese Kindergarten teachers’ perspectives
Uchida Chiharu
American Education Research Association Conference, Early Childhood Programs as Child-Centered Spaces (Sun, Apr 28 - 10:35am - 12:05pm)   Apr 2013   

Social Contribution

"Supporting children in the multicultural Society"
[Lecturer]  Nagoya City  Professional Development Training for Early Childhood teachers  Jul 2012
State Institutes for Reading Instruction (SIRI) Trainer (Literacy)
[Lecturer, Advisor]  Dec 2006 - Mar 2007
Creating a bridge between school and diverse families
[Lecturer]  Ohio Department of Education  22 Oct 2006 - 24 Oct 2006