Faculty profiles

Basic information

写真
KUSAKA Satoshi
  • Affiliation
    Lecturer
  • Affiliated education department
    Human Education
  • Affiliated course
    Global Education
  • Affiliated center
    International Cooperration Center for the Teacher Education and Training[INCET]
  • TEL
    0886876390
  • E-mail
    skusaka@naruto-u.ac.jp
  • URL
    http://ksm.world

Degree

2007.11 Master of Arts in education and development(University of Leeds)
2022.9 Ph.D. in Education(Hiroshima University)

Thesis title

Analysis of adult literacy programmes to increase women’s participation to their communities: A case study of the Nigerian mass literacy programme(Master thesis)
Research on Sociocultural Aspect of Mathematics Curriculum Development: A Case of Mozambique National Curriculum(Doctor thesis)

Personal history

Education
Bachelor of Education, Tokyo Gakugei University (2001)
Master of Arts in education and development, University of Leeds (2007)
Ph.D. in Education, Hiroshima University (2022)

Professional Experience
Sep.2002-Dec.2004 Japan overseas cooperation volunteer(Dominican Republic, Math teacher)
Apr. 2005-Feb.2006 Japan overseas cooperation volunteer(Dominican Republic, Math teacher)
Dec.2007-May 2008 Spanish interpreter of Saitama Ageo Medics (V league)
Aug.2008-Aug.2011 Teacher in New International School of Japan
Aug.2011-Mar.2015 Researcher of Japan Development service Co.,Ltd. (Working for JICA educational projects)
Apr. 2015-Mar.2021 Representative of K.S.M International (Working for JICA educational projects)
Apr. 2021 Lecturer of Naruto University of Education

Current fields of research and their synopses

Keywords

Development studies in Education, Mathematics education, Metacognition, Endogenous development in Education

Overview

My focus is the mathematics curriculum revision process in developing countries. The aim is theorizing the endogenous development of education by analyzing the promoting factors of it based on educational borrowing theory. In addtion, meatcognitive skills in mathematics learning is also my focus.

Affiliated academic societies

Japan Society of Mathematics Education, Japan Academic Society of Mathematics Education, Japan Association for Global Competency Education, Japan society for Africa Educational Research, Japan Association for African Studies, Japan Society for International Development, International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME), The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education

Major research achievement

Books

  1. (2022/12/18) (Joint authorship)
    Pages of article: Chapter 3
  2. (2021/03/12) (Joint authorship)

Translations

  1. Metacognition in the Primary Classroom: A practical guide to helping children understand how they learn best (2022/12/12) (Individual translation)

Academic papers

  1. Transition of Mozambique’s Primary Mathematics Intended Curriculum in the Post-Colonial Period: A Focus on Adaptation from an Exogenous Curriculum (2022/12/16) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Africa Education Review
    Volume / Issue / Page: 22-40
  2. Metacognitive strategies in solving mathematical word problems: a case of Rwandan primary school learners (2022/09/07) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:SN Social Sciences, Springer Nature
    Volume / Issue / Page: 2(9)
  3. Challenges and Possibilities of Local Curriculum in Primary Mathematics of Mozambique: M-GTA Analysis of Interviews Data with Curriculum Officer and Teachers (2022/07/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of International Development Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 31巻・第1号・131-140
  4. Exploring the Endogenous Development of Mathematics Curriculum in the African Context from the Perspective of Educational Borrowing Theory (2022/02/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:NUE Journal of International Educational Cooperation
    Volume / Issue / Page: 15・13-24
  5. Systematizing ICT Education Curriculum for Developing Computational Thinking: Case Studies of Curricula in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom (2021/08/30) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Education and Learning
    Volume / Issue / Page: 10(5), 76-76
  6. (2021/04/15) (Individual authorship)
    Volume / Issue / Page: 7(2), 77-91
  7. The Role of Curriculum Studies in the Spread of Competency-Based Educational Reforms in African Countries (2021/04/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Africa Educational Research Journal
    Volume / Issue / Page: 11, pp.26-35
  8. Comparative Analysis of Fraction’s Learning content and Sequence in Three Eastern and Southern African Countries: Basic Study of Intended Mathematics Curriculum in African Countries to Achieve SDGs Goal 4 (2020/12/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of African Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 98巻, 11-20
  9. Analysis of the intended mathematics curriculum revision process in Mozambique from the perspective of relevance (2020/12/01) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Curriculum Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 1-17
  10. Primary School Children's Counting and Number Composition Processes from Two Pilot Studies in Urban Schools in Zambia (2020/12/01) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
    Volume / Issue / Page: 24(3), 361-374
  11. Mozambique’s Primary Mathematics Curriculum Revision from a Perspective of Educational Borrowing: Focusing on Endogenous Development in Education (2020/11/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of International Development Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 29 巻, 2 号, 89-104
  12. Analysis of the characteristics of Mozambican primary mathematics textbooks compared with the Japanese textbooks focusing on tasks and problems related to the real world (2020/04/20) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Global Journal of Educational Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 6 (1), 1-14
  13. Comparative Analysis of the Primary Mathematics Intended Curriculum between Mozambique and Portugal: Current Situation of the Transplanted Curriculum (2020/03/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice
    Volume / Issue / Page: 22(1), 1-13
  14. Issue Analysis of Competency-based Mathematics Curriculum Design in African countries: A Case Study of Mozambique's Primary Mathematics Education (2020/01/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Education and Learning
    Volume / Issue / Page: 9 (1), 41-50
  15. Satoshi KUSAKA・A Proposition of an Analytical Framework of Mathematics Intended Curriculum from Socio-cultural Perspective - Examination of a validity of the constructed framework in basic structure with reference to Mozambique - (2018/10/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of JASME, Research in Mathematics Education
    Volume / Issue / Page: 第24巻, 第2号, 67-76

Bulletin, etc.

  1. Trends of Mathematics Education in Mozambique - Challenges and Prospects of Competency Based Educational Design (2018/12/01) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:NUE Journal of International Educational Cooperation
    Volume / Issue / Page: 第 12 号,99-110

Conference presentations

  1. (2022/11/12) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本数学教育学会 第 55 回秋期研究大会開催
  2. Challenges and Possibilities of Primary Mathematics Local Curriculum in Mozambique (2022/10/28) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing (APCCSID) 
    Venue: Hiroshima University
  3. Shogo INOUE , Kanako TANIKAWA , Shino MANABE , Yuto ISHIHARA , Shiho KADOYA , Satoshi KUSAKA・Study on ‘Transformation of Self as a Global Human Resource’ through Autoethnography -Based on the Experience of Continuous Participation in an Online Research Exchange Program with Indonesia (2022/10/23) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:グローバル人材育成教育学会 第10回全国大会・第3回国際遠隔会議
    Venue: University of Human Environment
  4. (2022/06/25) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本比較教育学会 第58回大会
  5. Bangladesh's Mathematics Curriculum Revision of Primary Education Supported by JICA Technical Cooperation Project (2022/02/12) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:International Cooperation Development in Mathematics Education Discussion Group (ICDME)
    Venue: Online
  6. Metacognitive strategies in solving mathematical word problems: A case of Rwandan primary school pupils (2022/01/20) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The 30th Conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
  7. (2021/11/20) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:国際開発学会第32回全国大会 2021年11月20日
  8. (2021/10/30) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本数学教育学会第 54 回秋期研究大会
    Venue: Hiroshima University (Online)
  9. (2021/07/17) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:14th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME- 14)
  10. (2021/07/13) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:14th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME- 14)
    Venue: Palan, I., Tandale, S., Lavaki, G., Isoda, M., Kusaka, S., Ito, A.
  11. Limitations of Conventional Methods and Possibilities of Online Learning Methods for Formation of Local Knowledge: A Case Study of JICA Training (2021/04/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:27th Japan Society for Africa Educational Research
    Venue: Online
  12. Exploring the Potentialities of International Online Training: A Case of JICA Training “Mathematics Curriculum Development at Primary Level” (2021/02/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing
    Venue: Online
  13. Analysis of the Teaching Content and Its Order with regard to Fractions in Three Eastern and Southern African Countries (2021/01/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)
    Venue: Online
  14. (2020/06/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本アフリカ学会
    Venue: Online
  15. An Analysis of the Intended Mathematics Curriculum Revision Process in Mozambique (2020/01/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)
    Venue: Nelson Mandela University
  16. Issues in Curriculum Studies Concerning the Spread of Competency-based Curriculum in African Countries (2019/10/01) (Symposium / invited lecture)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:第24回アフリカ教育学会特別セッション
  17. (2019/09/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本教育工学会 2019年秋季全国大会
  18. Analysis of the characteristics of Mozambican primary mathematics textbooks compared with the Japanese textbooks focusing on tasks and problems related to the real world (2019/08/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The 15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project
    Venue: Maynooth University
  19. Overcoming Counting in Zambia: A Preliminary Analysis of Children's Number Recognition (2019/07/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:43rd International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
    Venue: Pretoria University
  20. (2019/02/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:全国数学教育学会
    Venue: Hiroshima University
  21. Comparative Analysis of Primary Mathematics Intended Curriculum between Mozambique and Portugal (2018/12/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The 6th World Curriculum Studies Conference
    Venue: Melbourne University
  22. (2018/05/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:全国数学教育学会
    Venue: Hiroshima University
  23. A Comparative Analysis of Primary Mathematics curriculum -A study of present situation of the curriculum transplanted from developed countries (2017/05/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:全国数学教育学会
    Venue: University of Shiga

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  1. (2021,2022,2023,2024)
    Classification:Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research(Fostering Joint International Research (B))
  2. アフリカの数学カリキュラム改訂過程における内発的発展の理論化に関する研究 (2021,2022)
    Classification:Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up

Research activities over the past five years

Books

  1. (2022/12/18) (Joint authorship)
    Pages of article: Chapter 3
  2. (2021/03/12) (Joint authorship)

Translations

  1. Metacognition in the Primary Classroom: A practical guide to helping children understand how they learn best (2022/12/12) (Individual translation)

Academic papers

  1. Transition of Mozambique’s Primary Mathematics Intended Curriculum in the Post-Colonial Period: A Focus on Adaptation from an Exogenous Curriculum (2022/12/16) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Africa Education Review
    Volume / Issue / Page: 22-40
  2. Metacognitive strategies in solving mathematical word problems: a case of Rwandan primary school learners (2022/09/07) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:SN Social Sciences, Springer Nature
    Volume / Issue / Page: 2(9)
  3. Challenges and Possibilities of Local Curriculum in Primary Mathematics of Mozambique: M-GTA Analysis of Interviews Data with Curriculum Officer and Teachers (2022/07/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of International Development Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 31巻・第1号・131-140
  4. Exploring the Endogenous Development of Mathematics Curriculum in the African Context from the Perspective of Educational Borrowing Theory (2022/02/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:NUE Journal of International Educational Cooperation
    Volume / Issue / Page: 15・13-24
  5. Systematizing ICT Education Curriculum for Developing Computational Thinking: Case Studies of Curricula in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom (2021/08/30) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Education and Learning
    Volume / Issue / Page: 10(5), 76-76
  6. (2021/04/15) (Individual authorship)
    Volume / Issue / Page: 7(2), 77-91
  7. The Role of Curriculum Studies in the Spread of Competency-Based Educational Reforms in African Countries (2021/04/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Africa Educational Research Journal
    Volume / Issue / Page: 11, pp.26-35
  8. Comparative Analysis of Fraction’s Learning content and Sequence in Three Eastern and Southern African Countries: Basic Study of Intended Mathematics Curriculum in African Countries to Achieve SDGs Goal 4 (2020/12/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of African Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 98巻, 11-20
  9. Analysis of the intended mathematics curriculum revision process in Mozambique from the perspective of relevance (2020/12/01) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Curriculum Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 1-17
  10. Primary School Children's Counting and Number Composition Processes from Two Pilot Studies in Urban Schools in Zambia (2020/12/01) (Joint authorship)
    Name of journal:African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
    Volume / Issue / Page: 24(3), 361-374
  11. Mozambique’s Primary Mathematics Curriculum Revision from a Perspective of Educational Borrowing: Focusing on Endogenous Development in Education (2020/11/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of International Development Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 29 巻, 2 号, 89-104
  12. Analysis of the characteristics of Mozambican primary mathematics textbooks compared with the Japanese textbooks focusing on tasks and problems related to the real world (2020/04/20) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Global Journal of Educational Studies
    Volume / Issue / Page: 6 (1), 1-14
  13. Comparative Analysis of the Primary Mathematics Intended Curriculum between Mozambique and Portugal: Current Situation of the Transplanted Curriculum (2020/03/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice
    Volume / Issue / Page: 22(1), 1-13
  14. Issue Analysis of Competency-based Mathematics Curriculum Design in African countries: A Case Study of Mozambique's Primary Mathematics Education (2020/01/01) (Individual authorship)
    Name of journal:Journal of Education and Learning
    Volume / Issue / Page: 9 (1), 41-50

Conference presentations

  1. (2022/11/12) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本数学教育学会 第 55 回秋期研究大会開催
  2. Challenges and Possibilities of Primary Mathematics Local Curriculum in Mozambique (2022/10/28) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing (APCCSID) 
    Venue: Hiroshima University
  3. Shogo INOUE , Kanako TANIKAWA , Shino MANABE , Yuto ISHIHARA , Shiho KADOYA , Satoshi KUSAKA・Study on ‘Transformation of Self as a Global Human Resource’ through Autoethnography -Based on the Experience of Continuous Participation in an Online Research Exchange Program with Indonesia (2022/10/23) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:グローバル人材育成教育学会 第10回全国大会・第3回国際遠隔会議
    Venue: University of Human Environment
  4. (2022/06/25) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本比較教育学会 第58回大会
  5. Bangladesh's Mathematics Curriculum Revision of Primary Education Supported by JICA Technical Cooperation Project (2022/02/12) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:International Cooperation Development in Mathematics Education Discussion Group (ICDME)
    Venue: Online
  6. Metacognitive strategies in solving mathematical word problems: A case of Rwandan primary school pupils (2022/01/20) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The 30th Conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
  7. (2021/11/20) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:国際開発学会第32回全国大会 2021年11月20日
  8. (2021/10/30) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本数学教育学会第 54 回秋期研究大会
    Venue: Hiroshima University (Online)
  9. (2021/07/17) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:14th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME- 14)
  10. (2021/07/13) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:14th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME- 14)
    Venue: Palan, I., Tandale, S., Lavaki, G., Isoda, M., Kusaka, S., Ito, A.
  11. Limitations of Conventional Methods and Possibilities of Online Learning Methods for Formation of Local Knowledge: A Case Study of JICA Training (2021/04/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:27th Japan Society for Africa Educational Research
    Venue: Online
  12. Exploring the Potentialities of International Online Training: A Case of JICA Training “Mathematics Curriculum Development at Primary Level” (2021/02/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:Asia Pacific Conference on Curriculum Studies and Instructional Designing
    Venue: Online
  13. Analysis of the Teaching Content and Its Order with regard to Fractions in Three Eastern and Southern African Countries (2021/01/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)
    Venue: Online
  14. (2020/06/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本アフリカ学会
    Venue: Online
  15. An Analysis of the Intended Mathematics Curriculum Revision Process in Mozambique (2020/01/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)
    Venue: Nelson Mandela University
  16. Issues in Curriculum Studies Concerning the Spread of Competency-based Curriculum in African Countries (2019/10/01) (Symposium / invited lecture)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:第24回アフリカ教育学会特別セッション
  17. (2019/09/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:日本教育工学会 2019年秋季全国大会
  18. Analysis of the characteristics of Mozambican primary mathematics textbooks compared with the Japanese textbooks focusing on tasks and problems related to the real world (2019/08/01) (Presentation )
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:The 15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project
    Venue: Maynooth University
  19. Overcoming Counting in Zambia: A Preliminary Analysis of Children's Number Recognition (2019/07/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Overseas academic society
    Name of academic society:43rd International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
    Venue: Pretoria University
  20. (2019/02/01) (Co-author)
    Classification: Domestic academic society (nationwide)
    Name of academic society:全国数学教育学会
    Venue: Hiroshima University

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  1. (2021,2022,2023,2024)
    Classification:Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research(Fostering Joint International Research (B))
  2. アフリカの数学カリキュラム改訂過程における内発的発展の理論化に関する研究 (2021,2022)
    Classification:Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up