History

May 20, 1974 “The Comittee for University of Teacher Education with New Idea” at the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (MESC) prepared the report,“The Concept for New Undergraduate and Graduate University for Teacher Education.”
November 1, 1978 “The Office for Arrangement to Establish Naruto University of Education” was set up at the Administration Office of Tokushima University.
YAMADA Kengo, the president of Tokushima University, took office as the head of the office.
January 10, 1979 OKA Yoshikane, the president of Tokushima University took office as the head of the office.
April 3, 1980 MAEDA Yoshiaki, the professor emeritus of Osaka University took office as the head of the office.
April 14, 1981 “The Act for National School Establishment” was partially changed at the 94th National Diet. Naruto University of Education was established as a legal entity.
October 1, 1981 Naruto University of Education was inaugurated. MAEDA Yoshiaki took office as the president.
The Teacher Training Courses for Kindergarten and Elementary School, College of Education (Admission 200) were set up. (The enrollment started 1986.)
The Administration Office was established at the office of Tokushima University.
January 10, 1984 The construction of the Humanities Hall and two dormitory buildings for single students and students with families were completed.
March 15, 1984 The construction of the University Hall was completed.
April 1, 1984 The Graduate School of Education (Master Course) (Admission 150) was set up. (The enrollment started in the same year.)
School Education (Admission 80)
Human Development, Educational Administration, Educational Methodology, School Guidance and Counseling, Early Childhood Education
Education for Specialized Subject Matter and Field (Admission 70).
Language Education, Social Science Education
The University Library was established.
The Administration Office was moved to Humanities Hall.
April 12, 1984 The Research Center for School Education was established.
April 23, 1984 The first entrance ceremony for Graduate School of Education (Master Course) for 1984 academic year was held.
November 30, 1984 The construction of two more dormitory buildings for single students and students with families were completed.
March 30, 1985 The construction of the Administration Hall and the Gymnasium were completed.
April 1, 1985 The number of students to be admitted to Graduate School of Education (Master Course) was changed from 150 to 200.
The Natural Science Education Course was added to Education for Specialized Subject Matter at Graduate School of Education (Admission 50).
May 15, 1985 The construction of the Lecture Hall was completed.
September 30, 1985 The construction of the Sciences Hall was completed.
February 27, 1986 The construction of the Research Center for School Education was completed.
March 18, 1986 The construction of two more dormitory buildings for single students and students with families were completed.
March 22, 1986 The first commencement for Graduate School of Education (Master Course) for 1985 academic year was held.
March 28, 1986 The construction of the Health Education Hall and the Technical Service Center were completed.
April 1, 1986 The number of students to be admitted to Graduate School of Education (Master Course) was changed from 200 to 300.
The Education for Disabled Children Course (Admission 30), the Arts Education Course (Admission 35), and the Health and Living Sciences Education Course (Admission 35) were added.
April 10, 1986 The construction of The first entrance ceremony for College of Education for 1986 academic year was held.
April 22, 1986 The Training Center for Practical Skills was established.
The University attached schools were set up (Naruto University of Education took charge of former University of Tokushima attached elementary school, lower secondary school, school for disabled children, and kindergarten).
September 30, 1986 The construction of the Arts Hall was completed.
October 1, 1986 The ceremony of the fifth anniversary of inauguration was held.
March 10, 1987 The construction of the University Library was completed.
The construction of another dormitory building for single students was completed.
April 1, 1987 The Teacher Training Courses for Lower Secondary (Admission 70) was set up in College of Education. (The enrollment started in the same year.)
The number of students to be admitted to the Teacher Training Courses for Kindergarten and Elementary School, College of Education (undergraduate school) was changed from 200 to 100.
The Health Service Center was established.
May 30, 1987 The construction of the Club House was completed.
The construction of the Guest House, Takashima Kaikan was completed.
March 15, 1988 The construction of another dormitory building for single students was completed.
April 1 , 1988 IMAHORI Kozo took office as the president.
March 19, 1990 The first commencement for College of Education (undergraduate course) for 1989 academic year was held.
October 1, 1991 The ceremony for the tenth anniversary of foundation was held.
April 1, 1992 NOJI Junya took office as the president.
April 9, 1992 The Information Processing Center was established.
August 31, 1993 The construction of the Technical building for practice and experiments was completed at the university attached lower secondary school.
November 26, 1993 The construction of the Auditorium was completed.
March 30, 1994 The construction of Training building for daily life practice was completed at the university attached school for disabled children.
October 7, 1994 The construction of the building for the Information Processing Center was completed.
April 1, 1996 The university participated as a constituent school in the Joint Graduate School (Ph. D. Program) in the Science of School Education, Hyogo University of Teacher Education.
NOJI Junya was reelected as the president.
April 1, 1997 General Counselling Services Office was established.
April 1, 1998 MIZOUE Yasushi took office as the president.
April 1, 2000 The Teacher Training Courses for Kindergarten and Elementary School and Teacher Training Courses for Lower Secondary School reorganized into Teacher Training Courses, College of Education.(Admission 100)
March 15, 2001 The construction of the building for multipurpose activity was completed at the university attached elementary school.
April 1, 2001 The number of students to be admitted to Courses in Graduate School of Education (Master Course) was changed as follows ;
School Education (Admission 140)
Basic Human Science for Integrated Studies (Admission 30).
Education for Disabled Children (Admission 20).
Education for Specialized Subject Matter and Field (Admission 140).
October 1, 2001 The ceremony for the 20th anniversary of foundation was held.
April 1, 2002 MIZOUE Yasushi was reelected as the president.
October 1, 2003 The National University Corporation Laws ware implemented.
April 1, 2004 The National University Corporation Naruto University of Education was formed.
TAKAHASHI Hajime took office as the president.
April 1, 2005 The following centers were newly eatablished:
The Center for English Language Education at Elementary Schools,and the International Cooperation Center for the Teacher Education and Training.
The following centers were reorganized into new centers: The Research Center for School Education was reorganized into the Center for Collaboration in Community, the Training Center for Practical Skills was reorganized into the Research and Training Center for Practical Skills, the Information Processing Center was reorganized into the Advanced Information Research and Education Center, and the Health Management Center was reorganized into the Research, Education and Management Center for Mental and Physical Health.
April 1, 2007 School Education
School Guidance and Counseling
Training and Practice in Clinical Psychology
April 1, 2008 TAKAHASHI Hajime was reelected as the president.
Graduate School of Education
Fields of School Education, Special Needs Education, and Education for Specialized Subject Matter and Field were abolished. Human Education, Special Support Education,Education for Specialized Subject Matter and Field at the Graduate School of Education (Master Course) and Advance Practice of School Education at the Graduate School of Education (Professional Degree Course) were instituted.
The Teacher Training Courses for College of Education.
Special Needs Education was renamed Special Support Education.
January 1, 2009 The Center for Education and Research on the Science of Preventive Education was constructed.
April 1, 2010 TANAKA Yuzo took office as the president.
The Graduate School of Education (Master Course), Education for Specialized Subject Matter and Field
International Educational Cooperation Course was renamed International Education Course.
The Division of Pre-service Teacher Training of the Center for Collaboration in Community, and the Research and Training Center for Practical Skills, were realigned into the Center for Educational Career Development; and the Division for Collaboration in Policy and Practice of the Center for Collaboration in Community was realigned into the Center for Collaboration in Community.
The Advanced Information Research and Education Center was realigned into the Center for Information Technology Services;and the Research, Education and Management Center for Mental and Physical Health was realigned into the Center for Health and Counseling Services.
April 1, 2011 The Teacher Training Courses of Elementary School Education for College of Education.
School Education Course was renamed Field of School Education Course.
October 1, 2011 The scientific lecture for the 30th anniversary of foundation was held.
March 31, 2012 The Group of Centers was abolished.
April 1, 2012 The Division of Long-term Student Support was separated from the Center for Educational Career Development and the Center for Long-Term Study Student Support was established.
May 1, 2012 The name of the Center for Education and Research on the Science of Preventive Education was changed to the Center for the Science of Preventive Education.
April 1, 2013 Three courses of Advanced Practice of School Education (Professional Degree Course) of Graduate School of Education (School and Classroom Administration, Practice of School Clinical Psychology, and Practice of Teaching and Curriculum Development) were united into one course and renamed Advanced Educational Practitioner.
February 28, 2014 The construction of the General Student Services Building (Core Station) was completed.
April 1, 2014 TANAKA Yuzo was reelected as the president.
The Distance Learning Program was instituted in the field of Human Education of the Graduate School of Education (Master of Education).
 April 1, 2015 The Center for School Support of Guidance and Counseling was established.
The Center of Organization for Research and Education (about Bullying Prevention) was established.
May 12, 2015 Establishment of the satellite training room "Tsunaga-Room" that connects the university with two sites (Anan, Mima) in the prefecture.
February 1, 2016 Installation of the Learning Commons Room.
 April 1, 2016 YAMASHITA Kazuo took office as the president.
Establishment of student Consultation Office.
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