Educationa and Research


Tokyo Future University, Tokyo, Japan


• Assistant Professor, April 2011– Present (On maternity leave, December


 2013-December 2014)

 Project 1: Main Researcher for Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) in Japan (Serial No. 24730750), April 2012– Present 


   The project title: Curriculum and Lesson Development in Mathematics connecting children’s life and mathematics in Multilingual Countries in Asia and Africa


Project 2: Member of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) in Japan

(Serial No. 15H02911), April 2014– Present

The project title: Development of the Elementary Mathematics Education Training Program for Preschool Teachers and Parents


Project 3: Member of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) in Japan (Serial No. 16H06318), September 2016– Present

The project title: Comprehensive Area Study From Perspective of the Future of Humans: African Potentials and Overcome of Difficulty in the Modern World


Project 4: Member of Comparative Mathematics Educational Research, January 2015– Present

The project title: Children As Reader and Producer of Children's Book:        Interventional Strategy For Better Conceptual Understanding of Multiplication in             the International Comparative Mathematics Education Study 


Project 5: Main Researcher for Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up in Japan (Serial No. 23830091), April 2011-March 2012

The project title: Developmental Research on the Improvement of Children’s Understanding Numbers and Calculations in the Republic of Zambia


Project 6: Member of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) in Japan (Serial No. 24402048), April 2012– December 2013

The project title: International Survey on Formation of Teachers’ Community of Practice and Formation of Identity in Mathematics and Science Education


Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan


•Visiting researcher, January 2013 – February 2013


Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan


• Doctoral research with Takuya Baba, April 2005 – March 2011


• Ph.D., Education, March 2011 (Hiroshima University Excellent Student Scholarship Award)


l       Thesis: "Lesson Development in Mathematics Based on Substantial Learning Environment (SLE) in the Republic of Zambia"(In Japanese)


Project: Research Fellowship for Young Scientists in Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, April 2009–March 2011


l       The project title: Endogenous Mathematics Lesson Development from the Perspective of International Cooperation


  • Graduate Research with Takuya Baba, April 2005 – March 2008


  • M. A., Education, March 2008

l       Thesis: "Lesson Development Base on Substantial Learning Environment (SLE) in the Republic of Zambia" (In Japanese)


  • JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)-JOCV(Japan Overseas Coopearation       


   Volunteer) in Zambia Special Education Course, November 2005-November 2007


l       Assignment: Teaching Mathematics in Basic School in Zambia


Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan


  • Graduate research with Shinya Yamamoto, April 2001 – March 2004


  • M. A., Education, March 2004


l       Thesis: "Study on Mathematical Investigation in England"(In Japanese)


  • Exchange programme in University of Birmingham, England, July 2002- July 2003


  • Undergraduate study with Hiromitsu Okazaki, April 1997 – March 2001


  • B. A., Mathemtics, March 2001





Work experience

Assistant professor since 2011 in Tokyo Future University 

JPJS young fellow researcher (DC2)  from 2009 to 2011 

JOCV short-term volunteer (programme officer) in 2009 and 2008

Intern in University of Zambia in 2009

JOCV volunteer from 2005 to 2007 

Temporary mathematics teacher in Shin-ai Girls High School from 2004 to 2005