Kiyomi Akita

Speaker Profile


Name: Kiyomi Akita

Position: Dean, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo

Country: Japan


Professor Kiyomi Akita majors in teacher education and educational psychology, especially focusing on teacher’s professional learning and on discourse analysis in the classroom from preschool to senior high school, she has engaged in lesson studies at many schools as a supervisor for more than twenty years, she has been the vice president of WALS (World Association of Lesson Study). She has been a committee member of the teacher education division, the Central Education Council of Ministry of Education in Japan and the research head of Japanese Innovative School Network supported by OECD.