Farewell Party for Professor Eduardo and Mrs. Cuqui

Farewell Party for Professor Eduardo and Mrs. Cuqui

On November 29th 2017, we had a farewell party for Professor Eduardo Velez Bustillo (a visiting professor at Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies Kobe University) and his wife, Mrs. Cuqui Bustillo at a Japanese style pub near Hankyu Rokko Station. Around 20 master’s and doctoral students took an intensive lecture, “Special Lecture on Development […]

Dr. Eduardo Velez Bustillo Delivered a Career Seminar

Dr. Eduardo Velez Bustillo Delivered a Career Seminar

A Career Seminar on “Lessons to be Learned If You Want to Work in the International Education and Development Field” was held in Kobe University’s Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS) on November 28th, 2017. The presenter was Dr. Eduardo Velez Bustillo, Visiting Professor of Kobe University and former World Bank Education Sector Manager. […]

GSICS Education Development Seminars’ Joint Dinner Party

GSICS Education Development Seminars’ Joint Dinner Party

On November 6th, 2017, three education development seminars’ joint dinner party was held in an Italian restaurant in Rokkomichi, Kobe City. Professor Keiichi Ogawa, Professor Kenshi Yamanouchi, Professor Masahiro Chikada, and Visiting Professor Eduardo Velez Bustillo participated in this event. In addition, education development seminar alumni, Dr. Miki Inui, (Associate Professor at University of Hyogo), […]

Field Research Report on Lao PDR (Najung KIM)

Field Research Report on Lao PDR (Najung KIM)

From September 11 to 22, 2017, I participated in the field research in Lao PDR as part of Kobe University’s MEXT/UNESCO Project on Ensuring Sustainable Financing for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), under the lead of Professor Keiichi Ogawa. I assisted Professor Ogawa in the data and document collection through interviews with the Ministry […]

The 2017 Campus Asia Summer Workshop on “Risk Management” at Korea University

The 2017 Campus Asia Summer Workshop on “Risk Management” at Korea University

The 2017 Campus Asia Summer Workshop on “Risk Management” was held in Korea University’s Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), from August 10th to 18th, 2017. The workshop explored issues on “How to Manage North Korean Risks” from the perspective of South Korea, China, and Japan. Five Professors, specializing in different political and socio-economic issues […]

Career Seminar by Ms. Sayoko Ishino, Embassy of Japan in Cote d’Ivoire

Career Seminar by Ms. Sayoko Ishino, Embassy of Japan in Cote d’Ivoire

On February 2, 2017, Ms. Sayako Ishino delivered a career seminar in the Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS) at Kobe University. Ms. Ishino, who is an alumna of the Ogawa seminar, is currently an Advisor/ Researcher in the Embassy of Japan in Cote d’Ivoire (accredited to Togo and Niger) and has been working […]

Professor Keiichi Ogawa Presented at ‘World Teacher’s Day Forum’ in Bangkok, Thailand

Professor Keiichi Ogawa Presented at ‘World Teacher’s Day Forum’ in Bangkok, Thailand

In 1994, UNESCO proclaimed October 5th to be the World Teachers’ Day, celebrating a great step made for teachers when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO on October 5th, 1966. This year’s theme, “Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status”, […]

Professor Ogawa Delivered Lecture in JICA Training on Early Childhood Development at Ochanomizu University

Professor Ogawa Delivered Lecture in JICA Training on Early Childhood Development at Ochanomizu University

Professor Keiichi Ogawa was invited to deliver a lecture in the JICA training conducted by Professor Takashi Hamano (Course Leader) at Ochanomizu University on October 17, 2016. This training focused on issues related to access and quality of early childhood education (EDC), and eleven government officers and principals from Western African countries, namely Benin, Bukina […]