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博士課程前期課程 Master's students

MOMOKO

Hi! My name is Momoko Okada. I'm from Saitama prefecture. I entered GSID in April and currently a M1 student.I'm interested in children in poor country since I went to Cebu island in the Philippines and saw some kids who are boney, wear ragged clothes, and always beg some money or food to tourists.
I have a strong passion to make their circumstances better. I'm so excited to study and discuss about international development with other Yamada sensei’s seminar student!

THIERNO

My name is Thierno Ly and I’m from Senegal.
I entered GSID in April 2016 as research student, now I am Master student. My research interest is students’ motivation for learning in Senegal.
In the future, I want to be able to deal with Education issues in developing countries thanks to the tools and hints that we are always receiving at GSID mainly from our Supervisor Yamada Sensei.

ADEFOLAKE



My name is Adefolake Adeniyi.
I am from Nigeria.
My research topic is 'Her Perspective: Teenage Pregnancy, Motherhood and Education.



YUXI

Hello, my name is Chen Yuxi and I come from China. Now I’m M1 student, my research interest is “technical and vocational education and training ”.
In Professor Yamada’s seminar, we can talk about each education sector with international members, we can get much more interesting information from members’ own life experience . I think it can widen our horizons.

TOYOHIRO


Hi! I’m Toyohiro Izuhara. I’m from Nagoya.
My research interest is citizenship education in Kenya.
I’m really happy to learn many things from Yamada sensei and great seminar members.
In the future, I want to contribute for development of education in developing country.


YUJIRO


My name is Yujiro Yamazaki
I'm from Tokyo. I entered GSID in April 2017.
My research interests focus on promoting the completion of primary education in Uganda and the relations between child-headed orphans and local community.
I am getting great oppotunities to learn new things and enjoing my life at GSID.

TANDIN

Hi. I am Tandin Wangmo. I am from Bhutan.
My research topic is 'do students read in Bhutan?' A study to compare the reading habits of children in Bhutan with international students.
I am M1 DID student under education and human resource development.
I look forward to fruitful completion of my studies from nagoya university and also looking forward to learning more about Japan.
Arigato gozaimasu!

TAKUYA

Hello! I’m Takuya Hirata.
I’m from Fukuoka prefecture.
I entered GSID in April, 2016, and I belong to Professor Yamada’s seminar.
My research interest is about Child Labor and how is those children’s incentive for education in rural areas in Africa. Thank you.

MARTIN

My name is Dumas Martin Akwetey
I am from Ghana.
I joined GSID in April 2016 My research interest is
on “Student’s Transitional decision from JHS to SHS in Ghana”.



CHISAKI

My name is Chisaki Suzuki.
I entered GSID in April, 2016.
My research focus is education development in South Pacific area. Especially, I’m interested in secondary education in Tonga.
I’m glad to learn a lot from Yamada sensei and our seminar members.



TSUGUMI

My name is Tsugumi Yamasaki.
I’m from Tokyo (actually born in Saitama Pref. and had lived there for 13 years though).
I entered GSID in April, 2016 as a M1 student.
My research interests is the problems which schools will face/are now facing after they built in the developing countries
(I haven’t decided which region/countries to observe yet).

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博士課程後期課程 PhD. Students

VERONICA

Hello! My name is Veronica Salcedo.
I am a Peruvian teacher and have already spent about 6 months as a doctoral student in GSID since last October. I became a teacher because I love children and believe in education as a key to lead happy lives.Currently, my research focuses on "Factors Influencing Academic achievement in Peru".
I really wish for my country's future the very best education. Every day in GSID, I am having great opportunities to gain meaningful learning not only in my research but in my life as well. In addition, the very friendly, warm and diverse environment makes me to keep a memorable experience.

XUEMEI

My name is Xuemei Li. I’m a Korean Chinese.
Since I had no any academic background in Education or International Development, I had to attend a one-year research student program before being admitted to a doctoral program. The research program equipped with a lot of priceless knowledge, experience and research skills, so I strongly recommend this program to everyone who is in similar situation with me. My research interests are North Korean curriculum analysis and ideology related documents analysis. In the future, I want to work in the field of educational development in North Korea and I hope I could contribute to the unification of Korean peninsula.

LYN

Hi! My name is LyN, from Thailand.
This is the first year that I officially join Yamada’s seminar as a doctoral student.
My research is about “How to raise controversial issues in the class especially political issue in Thailand.
Although my research is not about African Education, Yamada sensei and classmates always give me a good support and many constructive comments.

HANEZA

My name is Haneza Binti Ab Hamid.
I’m from Malaysia. I entered GSID in April, 2016.
My research interest is regarding holistic education approach and human development. Since this is the first time for me to do research in qualitative and learning about education in depth, I would love to gain knowledge from Yamada sensei seminar. I drive for research to becoming an expert in my area of study and enjoying the academic environment. Hence, in the future I considered alternative career paths which included education and human resource development specialist at international development assistance organizations, researcher and education practitioners at universities and research organizations in Japan and abroad.

AKINARI


I am Akinari Hoshino, and entered GSID in 2014.
I am also working as a faculty member at the Study Abroad Office of Nagoya University.
My research interest is internationalization of higher education, especially Japanese study abroad in non-traditional destinations, such as Southeast Asia.



ANH

I have been a staff of Center of Quality Assurance, Hue University, Vietnam since 2008.
Getting Japanese Government scholarship under the Japan-Vietnam bilingual agreement makes my life enter to a new page.
Completing Master degree in the Education and Human Resource Development program in Graduation School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan in 2014, I have continuously pursued my ambitious PhD dream to enhance my limited knowledge in the context of international development.
My research interests focus on higher education government, Vietnamese higher education, graduate employment and labor market.

NATSUKI


I'm very happy to belong to this wonderful seminar! It will be a valuable experience studying with ambitious classmates and under Yamada-sensei who teaches us not only the research skills but also many other important things.
I hope the class's active mood communicates to you :)


CHIHIRO

Hello! I’m Chihiro.
Thank you for visiting our seminar website.
My study focus is educational development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Especially, I’m interested in primary education by community participation. Yamada seminar might be a little tough, but we can learn a lot from the professor and seminar members! Although I have never studied about education before, professor Yamada teaches us it very kindly from the beginning.So, don’t worry about your educational background. I’m so happy to be a member of this awesome seminar. If you are interested in this seminar, please come and join us! You will like it definitely.

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ポストドクター PD Fellows

KYOKO

I am Kyoko Taniguchi, a postdoctoral research fellow. I am interested in educational development in developing countries, especially in African countries. Currently, I am doing research regarding school effectiveness and test development in primary education, and skills development in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in African countries.

SIMBA

Hello! My name is Simba Mutsvangwa and I am from Zimbabwe. After receiving a Ph.D. in International Economics from Yokohama National University in 2016, I joined Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University as a postdoctoral research fellow.
I am interested in i) skills development and labor market outcomes for developing countries, particularly in Africa and, ii) relationship between international trade and labor market.

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同窓生 Alumni and Alumunae

YUKI

Hi! I am Yuki, doctoral student researching on Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) College in Ethiopia where trains agricultural extension workers.
I have been interested in education development since I joined a student non-governmental organization and supported school constructions in African countries when I was an undergraduate student.
Now, I am really enjoying my life at GSID, learning new things and studying with friends having various backgrounds!!

CHRISTIAN

Hi! My name is Christian Samen Otchia and I am from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
I received my Ph.D. in International Development from Nagoya University in 2015.
As postdoctoral research fellow, I am interested in the ways individuals build their skills and how they relate to productive employment and welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa (mainly Ethiopia and Ghana).
I use econometrics and experimental methods to study the interrelations between cognitive, technical, and personal skills, as well as estimate their effect on the labor market outcomes. I also assess how skills development affects the job-to-job transitions using retrospective data. More recently, I am enjoying collaborating with educational specialists, psychologists, and other economists working on skills development and labor markets.

LIU JING

I became member of Yamada seminar in 2010.
Afer receiving PhD degree in 2013, now I am working as Assistant Professor at GSID.
Mainly, I am in charge of Overseas Fieldwork (OFW) and Domestic Fieldwork (DFW). My current research focuses on policy change and practice in the balanced development of public education in China, with speical focus on the similarities and differences regarding understanding of the balanced development in various areas of China in different development stages. I am also interested in the philosophy and culture perspectives of practices in aid for education in Africa by newly emerging donors.
It is so lucky to be member of Yamada seminar. It is family where members mutually and kindly help and support each other. Join us and you will find an exciting and memerable study and research life.

KRISHNA PANGENI

I am a member of Professor Yamada’s seminar since 2010. The constructive comments and suggestions, and lively discussions are the beauty of the seminar which makes our research interesting and successful. Furthermore, seminar provides an opportunity to enrich our understanding on qualitative as well aquantitative research techniques which are essential skills to be an independent researcher.
I completed my PhD degree in 2014,and do feel proud and happy to be a member of the seminar. After the commitment on education for All (EFA), world has witnessed remarkable progress on improving school participation and reducing gender inequalities. However, improving quality of education is an unfinished agenda. My research interests are quality of education, student assessment including economics of education particularly in South Asian region.

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