Division of Educational Science

How can education be constructed? We provide special programs to advance the professional skills and ability for educational research.

history of education and philosophy of education, educational system and educational administration, educational methods, science education, educational research for social studies, art education

In the Course of Educational Science, we provide excellent programs for training and supporting researchers, teachers and administrators capable of treating various educational issues today. Through the programs, we hope you should gain the advanced knowledge and expertise to enable to act as leader in the field of education. Graduate students reconsider the school system from the perspective of “educational science.” As you advance your expertise and research skills, you could play a conductive role in schools and society. Meanwhile, as you acquire such expertise, the course also offers you a path to become researchers and specialists who can contribute to education in both a theoretical and practical sense. The course provides an integrated approach to a number of educational matters. It not only is concerned with helping students to gain professional knowledge and analytic method, but also involves a practical skills to solve educational problems actually. In the Course of Educational Science, you can radically study the basic principles of education, and find its significance in terms of human history; how education can be constructed.


Name E-Mail/Personal Site Title Research Field/Research Interest
(船寄 俊雄)
funaki [at] kobe-u.ac.jp
Professor Japanese History of Education, Pedagogy

Studies on History of Teacher Education

INAGAKI Shigenori
(稲垣 成哲)
inagakis [at] kobe-u.ac.jp
Professor Science Education

Designing science curriculum and supporting students in scientific explanations and arguments in digital environments and computer games.

(川地 亜弥子)
kawaji [at] port.kobe-u.ac.jp
Associate Professor Instruction, Curriculum, and Human Development

“Seikatsu-Tsuzurikata” (writing of daily life) and School Education

(渡部 昭男)
akiowtnb [at] port.kobe-u.ac.jp
Professor Educational Administration / Regional Sciences on Education / Special Needs Education

How the national and local educational policy/administration should be for the life-long security of human development and the sustainable development of community?

(渡邊 隆信)
watataka [at] port.kobe-u.ac.jp
Professor History of Western Education, Philosophy of Education

Historical Studies on the“Reformpaedagogik”(New Education) in Germany

(山口 悦司)
etuji [at] opal.kobe-u.ac.jp
Associate Professor Science Education

The area of my expertise is Science Education Research. I am investigating the principles and strategies fostering people learn science.

(山下 晃一)
kyamasit [at] port.kobe-u.ac.jp
Associate Professor Educational System

Educational System, Institution and Organization

(吉永 潤)
yoshinag [at] kobe-u.ac.jp
Professor Contents and Methods of Social Studies Education

Contents and Curricula of Social Studies (Especially on resolving international conflicts and diplomatic issues)