The Faculty of Education comprises the following two training courses, three courses, and 17 fields of specialization.
Students comprehensively learn about education from a multidisciplinary approach that includes perspectives from philosophy of education, history, sociology, and gender studies. An important feature of this field of specialization is the format of the small, intimate seminars that students start to take in their second year. These are designed to support the growth of each and every student.
>>School Education Website(Japanese)
The Educational Psychology and Counseling field of specialization strives to cultivate teachers who understand children and can assist their growth from many different perspectives, including children’s development, learning, interpersonal and social relationships, and character formation. Students study such fields as developmental psychology, clinical psychology, social psychology and the psychology of teaching and learning.
>>Educational Psychology and Counseling Website(Japanese)
Many different challenges are faced in real-life educational settings. Thus, the Clinical Study of Education promotes learning and research based on a dialogue with those in real-life settings.
>>Clinical Study of Education Website(Japanese)
This field of specialization strives to cultivate teachers who can develop education not only internally in their schools but also in collaboration with a variety of actors, including parents of students, local residents, and experts, and to cultivate teachers who will be able to provide social education and citizen education outside of the school environment.
>>Collaboration Education Website(Japanese)
Students will be equipped to pursue their nursery teacher’s licenses, kindergarten teacher’s licenses, or elementary school teacher’s licenses. Lessons will help students develop the theoretical knowledge, techniques, and practical skills they will need to care for and educate children from birth to elementary school age.
>>Early Childhood Care and Education Website(Japanese)
This field of specialization cultivates teachers who can educate children with special educational needs. It offers a specialized and systematic study of intellectual disabilities, physical impairments, and illnesses and fragility based on research from a broad range of fields, including medicine, physiology, psychology, and pedagogy.
>>Education for Indieviduals with Disabilities Websit(Japanese)
In this field of specialization, students not only gain a deeper understanding of the Japanese language but also study Japanese literature from the ancient to the modern period, Chinese literature and culture, calligraphy (which is the art of producing characters), and various sectors concerning Japanese-language education.
>>Japanese Education Website(Japanese)
In this field of specialization, students learn about all aspects of human activity, that is, how societies behave. To do this, student can take classes covering a broad range of subjects, including geography, history, law, ethics, sociology, political science, economics, and social studies education.
>>Social Studies Education Website(Japanese)
This field of specialization strives to cultivate specialized and enthusiastic math teachers who have an advanced level of knowledge and skills in this field. Thus, this field of specialization offers classes in subjects that include algebra, geometry, analysis, mathematical science, and mathematics education as well as programs for assessing the study of mathematics and arithmetic from advanced perspectives.
>>Mathematics Education Website(Japanese)
This field of specialization helps students learn to convey to children the fun and excitement of learning, understanding, and enjoying nature. Students will take classes in physics, chemistry, biology, earth and space science, and science education, among other subjects.
>>Science Education Website(Japanese)
Music is a gateway to an unseen but important world. Our field of music education offers a variety of specialized classes to help students get closer to this world. Students can study such subjects as music education, musicology, instrumental music, vocal music, composition and conducting.
>> Music Education Website(Japanese)
Art field of specialization comprises five fields: drawing, sculpture, design, industrial arts, and art education. Over the course of four years, students will explore the breadth and depth of artistic expression and gain a deep appreciation of the importance of education grounded in Art.
>>Art Education Website(Japanese)
he world of physical education is centered around the liberation of one’s own body and the enjoyment of a culture of exercise. In this field of specialization, professors and students that are excited about this approach to the world learn from and compete with one another.
>>Health and Physical Education Website(Japanese)
In this field of specialization, students learn diverse, attractive, and specialized technologies ranging from the origin of technologies to conventional and advanced technologies, including material processing, energy conversion, information and communication, and cultivation and biological technology. Students also learn theories and methods of technology education experientially through experiments and practical exercises.
>>Technology Education Website(Japanese)
This field of specialization cultivates elementary, junior high, and high school teachers who have systematically studied home economics and cherish the idea that we create our own lives. Students will learn multifaceted approaches from fields that include children, family resource management, clothing, food, and living design.
>>Home Economics Education(Japanese)
This field of specialization encourages students to acquire international sensibility, a global perspective, and the theoretical and practical expertise required in a new era to effectively teach the English language at different levels from elementary through high school. Students are expected to take a range of courses in three fields: English linguistics, English literature, and English-language education.
>>English Education Website(Japanese)
Based on the broad foundations of the many health-related sciences and the science of education, this training course cultivates school health nursing teachers/Yogo-Teachers with the flexibility and skills they need to conduct in-depth studies of the contemporary health issues facing children and find solutions to those issues.
>>Training Course for School Health Nursing Teachers/ Yogo-Teachers Website(Japanese)