FUMINORI NAKATSUBO

Last Updated :2022/10/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
nakatsubhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-1-1 KAGAMIYAMA, HIGASHIHIROSHIMA 739-8524 JAPAN, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6885 FAX : (+81)82-424-5261
Self-introduction
Area of Interest: (1)Early Childhood Teachers’ Professionalism, (2)Qualitative Methodology in Early Childhood Education and Care, (3)Collaboration between Early Childhood Teachers and Researchers, (4)Emotional Practice of Early Childhood Teaching, (5)Design of Case Conferences for Early Childhood Teachers, (6)Methodologies for Understanding a Young Child, (7)The Relations between Early Childhood Education and Care Quality and Development of Young Children

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1991/04/01, 1996/03/31, Nagasaki Junior College, Lecturer
  • 1999/04/01, 2001/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Education, Research Institute of Early Childhood Education, Research Associate
  • 2001/04/01, 2005/03, University of the Ryukyus, Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
  • 2005/04/01, 2007/09/30, Meisei University, Associate Professor
  • 2007/10/01, 2016/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Research Institute of Early Childhood Education, Associate Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University
  • Master of Education, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Education : Fundamentals for Education and Human Development : Educational Studies
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Studies Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Studies Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Educational Studies

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Education

Research Keywords

  • Professional Development
  • Early Childhood Teachers
  • Qualitative Research
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Conference
  • Fieldwork
  • Comparative Culture

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Society of Research on Early Childhood Care and Education
  • The Japanese Society for the Education of Young Children
  • The Japan Society for Child Study
  • International Association of Early Childhood Education
  • Japanese Educational Research Association
  • The Society for Qualitative Research in Psychology
  • Japan Society of Developmental Psychology
  • National Association for the Study of Educational Methods
  • The Society for Educational Technology
  • Association for Children’s Environment
  • The Chugoku-Shikoku Society for the Study of Education
  • OMEP(Organisation Mondiale pour l'Éducation Préscolaire)
  • NAEYC(National Association for the Education of Young Children)
  • Japanese Society of Child Science

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Research Tutorial IB
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Early Childhood Education and Care
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Early Childhood Education and Care I
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Early Childhood Education and Care II
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Supervised Seminar in Early Childhood Education and Care
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Supervised Seminar in Early Childhood Education and Care
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Directed Study in Early Childhood Education and Care
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Directed Study in Early Childhood Education and Care
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice in Teaching C
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Teaching Practice Focusing on Classroom Observation at Lower and Upper Secondary Schools
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Education
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Study in Education
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Research into Education
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Study in Education
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Teaching Practicum I
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Teaching Practicum II
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Intensive, Teaching Practicum III
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study in Early Childhood Education
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture on Early Childhood Education
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Qualitative Research for Education
  23. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study in Early Childhood Education
  24. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Methods and Ethics for Educational Sciences (English Class)
  25. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture on Early Childhood Education I
  26. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar on Early Childhood Education I
  27. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Seminar on Educational Surveys and Statistics
  28. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  29. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  30. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Research into Education Fieldwork
  31. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Teaching Practicum I
  32. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Teaching Practicum II
  33. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Teaching Practicum III
  34. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  35. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Why Don't Japanese Early Childhood Educators Intervene in Children's Physical Fights? Some Characteristics of the Mimamoru Approach, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION JOURNAL, 50(4), 627-637, 202204
  2. The Educational Intention behind Non-Intervention: A Case on the Japanese Mimamoru Approach as Early Childhood Teachers' Professionalism, CROATIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION-HRVATSKI CASOPIS ZA ODGOJ I OBRAZOVANJE, 23(4), 1115-1138, 2021
  3. The Educational Intention behind Non-Intervention: A Case on the Japanese Mimamoru Approach as Early Childhood Teachers' Professionalism., Croatian Journal of Education, 23(4), 1115-1138, 2021
  4. Why Don't Japanese Early Childhood Educators Intervene in Children's Physical Fights?: Some Characteristics of the Mimamoru Approach., Early Childhood Education Journal, 50, 627-637, 20210412
  5. A longitudinal study to explore ways of children's competencies on interpersonal relationship (from early childhood to elementary school): focusing on qualitative transformation of their collaborative competencies, Journal of the Faculty of Human Sciences, Kyushu Sangyo Univ., 36-45, 2020
  6. Head Teachers' Leadership at Japanese Private Kindergartens, 58(1), 67-79, 2020
  7. The Possibilities and Challenges of Multi-vocal Visual Ethnography as a Research Methodology, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University, 213-220, 2020
  8. A Private Kindergarten Principal Who Had Never Studied Early Childhood Education as a student Came to Implement Child-centered Education Background : Using the Ueno's Qualitative Analysis, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 73-88, 2020
  9. Unconscious Biases Aff ect Women and Mothers, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 19-26, 2019
  10. A Comparison of SCAT and Ueno's Qualitative Analysis as the Qualitative Data Analysis: A Study of Interview Data from a Kindergarten Director, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 57-64, 2019
  11. Deciphering Japanese Early Childhood Education and Care from the Viewpoint of the Reggio Emilia Approach : Focusing on Young Children's Subjectivity and Teachers' Involvement, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 9-16, 201812
  12. Analysis of content and styles on newsletter : What and how preschool teachers describe sports day, the bulletin of Musashino University, Faculty of Education, 5, 201-217, 201811
  13. The Awareness of Women's Junior College Students towards Computerrization in Society, 11(4), 215-218, 19950101
  14. A Study on School Education in the Information Society, Bulletin of Faculty of Education,Nagasaki University. Curriculum and teaching., p165-173, 198906
  15. An Observational Research on the Use of Computers in American Nursery Schools, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 47-56, 199910
  16. Can the computer be a toy for young children? : Early childhood teachers' and future early childhood teachers' awareness of advantages and disadvantages of using computers, Bulletin of the Faculty of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 1, Psychology division, 153-162, 199903
  17. Methodologies Used to Analyze Early Childhood Care and Education : A Study on the Evolving Research Methods of Makoto Tsumori, The Annual of research on early childhood, 21, 1-8, 199903
  18. Computers Used in Early Childhood Environment : Comparison Between Japanese and American Early Childhood Teachers' Involvement in Computers, The Annual of research on early childhood, 21, 27-34, 199903
  19. Consciousness Raising of Early Childhood Teachers and the Function ofConferencein It's Processes : How do they renect on their own edtlCational beliefs ?, THE ANNALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 28, 39-48, 200003
  20. Theory and Practice of Project Work in the Reggio Emilia Approach, The journal of the International Association of Early Childhood Education, 8, 37-44, 200112
  21. What the Teachers in Kindergarten Think about the Curriculum, THE ANNALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 205-211, 200103
  22. An Examination of Creativity for Young Children with Computer Drawing Activities in Their Early Childhood Classrooms, Japan Journal of Educational Technology, 25, 39-44, 200103
  23. A Review of Studies on Japanese in Children's Sand Play, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 285-290, 2008
  24. The Process of Understanding a Child ::Focusing on Information from Colleagues, RESEARCH on EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE and EDUCATION in JAPAN, 46(2), 33-42, 2008
  25. Study Trends on Sand Play among Young Children in Korea and Japan, The Annual of research on early childhood, 31, 89-94, 200907
  26. Research of clean-up time in kindergarten, The Japanese journal for the education of young children, 41-50, 2009
  27. The construction of resources to assist some portents of collaborative play: the early childhood teacher which supports a 3 years old boy, The annals of educational research, 163-168, 2009
  28. A Study of the Involvement of Japanese Early Childhood Teachers in Clean-up Time, Asia- Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 13(1), 69-85, 2009
  29. ★, A Nursery School Teacher's Emotional Labor in Support of the Highly Educated and Older Mother, 155-166, 2010
  30. ★, A Comparative Study of Characteristics of Teachers’ Narratives Regarding Recognition and Expression of Emotion among Japanese Kindergartens: Analysis of Teachers’ Narratives of Video Viewing, 16(2), 117-132, 2010
  31. A Study of the Interaction between a Child and Nature in the Forest Kindergarten Curriculum : The process of a child's change through his involvement with others, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 167-174, 2010
  32. ★, A Study on the Teachers' Support for Improving the Quality of Young Children's Play : Focus on the Involvement of Young Children., THE ANNALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 38, 105-110, 2010
  33. A Study of Practical Knowledge and Thinking of Early Childhood Educators Fostering Cooperative Play among Young Children, The journal of educational research, 31-39, 2010
  34. Japanese Early Childhood Teachers’ Views of Changes in Young Children’s Lifestyles and Relationships with Parents., Asia- Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 4(1), 87-105, 2010
  35. Current Studies on the Emotional Practice as the Professionalism of the Early Childhood Teacher, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 241-248, 2011
  36. Emotional Labor as an Early Childhood Teacher Strategy : From the Analysis of a Class of Three-Year-Old Kindergarten Students, The Annual of research on early childhood, 33, 5-13, 2011
  37. Emotional labour and vocational career development of nursery school teachers, 59(2), 95-112, 2011
  38. A Study on the "Forest Kindergarten Curriculum" to Search from the Viewpoint of Affordance : What do the natural environments bring for Early Childhood Education and Care Practice?, THE ANNALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 135-140, 2011
  39. Methodologies of Qualitative Research for Describing Children's Experiences : A comparison of M-GTA and TEM, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 197-206, 20121201
  40. Practical Knowledge about Preschool Clean-up Time : Comparisons of Teachers' Narratives about Outdoor and Indoor Clean-up Time, The Japanese Journal of Developmental Psychology, 23(3), 252-263, 20120901
  41. The Styles of Kindergarten Teachers' Discourse and Their Prescribed Factors in Early Childhood Education and Care Conferences, Research on early childhood care and education in JAPAN JAPAN SOCIETY OF RESEARCH ON EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION, 50(1), 29-40, 20120801
  42. The Support of University Researchers for Improve the Expertise of Early Childhood Educators, The Annual of Research of Early Childhood, 34, 19-26, 20120701
  43. What does the outside exhibition of the early childhood education and care conference bring inside kindergarten teachers?, 177-182, 20120301
  44. How a Young Child's Challenging Activities are Developed : From the Cases of the Challenge to Tree-climbing, The Japanese journal for the education of young children, 89-99, 2013
  45. The Possibility and Issue of Using Trajectory Equifinality Model (TEM) as a Tool in Early Childhood Education and Care Practice Research, 161-170, 2013
  46. What does the viewpoint 'Ima-Koko (here and now)' of children mean to early childhood teachers? - Focus on discussion in Early Childhood Education and Care conference -, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 35, 45-52, 2013
  47. What Kind of Early Childhood Education and Care Conferences do Kindergarten Teachers Recognize as Leading to their Professional Development?, The Japanese journal for the education of young children, 1-11, 2014
  48. The Professionalism of an ECEC Teacher's "Concurrent Action": From the Arrival Time to the Beginning of a Supervised Activity, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University. Part 3, Education and human science, 111-120, 2014
  49. The Development Process of Cooperative Play by Three-Years-Old Children -Focusing on the Transformation and Maintenance of "Playing House" -, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 36, 33-41, 2014
  50. Types of Messages to Outside Teachers from the Early Childhood Education and Care Conferences : Examination of the Possibilities of Network Construction with the Hiroshima University Attached Kindergarten and Neighboring Areas, The Annals of educational research, 183-190, 2014
  51. The Possibility of Using Qualitative Approaches for In-School Teachers' Development in Early Childhood Education and Care - Focus on the KJ method and TEM -, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education , Hiroshima University . Part 3, 129-136, 2015
  52. Impact of Using the KJ Method on In-School Staff Development : Analyzing Kindergarten Teachers' Difficulty of Discussing Ideas of their own, 21-30, 2015
  53. Collaboration between kindergarten teachers and researchers in practice research - Difference in recognition of practice research -, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 37, 37-46, 2015
  54. Collaboration between kindergarten teachers and researchers in practice research - The role of graduate students -, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 37, 47-56, 2015
  55. Differences in Preschool Clean-up Time Depending on the Time of Year :: Teachers ' Narratives Based on Video Analysis, Journal of Home Economics of Japan, 66(1), 8-18, 2015
  56. How Do the Kindergarten Teachers Behavior for In-School Staff Development Utilizing the KJ Method?, The Annual of Research on the Early Childhood, 38, 69-76, 20161017
  57. How Do US Researchers Recognize Japanese Culture of Early Childhood Education and Care?, The Annual of Research on the Early Childhood, 38, 59-68, 20161012
  58. Deciphering Japanese "Education through the Environment" in Early Childhood Education and Care via a Comparison with the Reggio Emilia Approach, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 117-124, 20171222
  59. The Process of a Child's Play from Start to Finish: A Case of a Boy who Finds Amusement in his Own Play, The Annual of Research on Early Childhood, 39, 23-32, 20170922
  60. Why Does a Child who Initiates Conflicts with his Friends Resume Play with Them?: Case Study of Four-Year-Old Children Playing in the Sandbox, The Annual of Research on Early Childhood, 39, 53-60, 20170922
  61. The Practical Knowledge of Preschool and nursery at Clean-Up Time: How Teachers Help Children Put Things Away in a Limited Length of Time, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education, 55(1), 6-18, 20170831
  62. The Description Style of Kindergarten Websites: Focusing on Steady and Renewed Items that Describe Children, International Journal of Early Childhood education, 24, 73-88, 20170331
  63. Why is the Temporary Childcare System Difficult for Japanese Parents to Use for Parental Relief?, 57-64, 201812
  64. The Possibility of ECERS and SSTEW as View Point of Process Quality over Countries : Focusing on the Practices of Asia-Pacific Region, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 40, 41-48, 201810
  65. A Study on Challenges, Improvement Measures, and Future Directions of CenterBased professional Development in Early Childhood Education and Care Centers : Opinions of ECEC leaders and practitioners, 55, 133-140, 2019
  66. Why highly educated Japanese women are not playing a more active role in society : A case study using Ueno's qualitative analysis method, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 41, 31-40, 2019
  67. A study of the leaderships of Japanese private kindergarten directors in terms of business succession, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 51-64, 2019
  68. Interaction with 5-year-old Children and 2nd Grade of Elementary School Children on nature experiences: Focusing on Activity of "Forest Expedition", National Institute For Youth Education Research Center For Youth Education, 52-61, 202003
  69. Research Trends on Shulman's PCK Concept in the Field of Early Childhood Education and Care Abroad: The Possibility of Utilizing the Study of Early Childhood Teachers in Japan, The Annual Research on Early Childhood, 42, 37-45, 2020

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Hiroshima University Forest Kindergarten, Japan, Fuminori Nakatsubo, Dinh Thi Thu Hang, Moyo Sheilla, Zhou Weijie, Yuri Masuda, Tomochika Kimioka, NATSTART Nature-Based Early Learning 2021 Virtual Conference, 2021, Without Invitation, English, USA, Virtual
  2. The Educational Intention Behind Non-intervention: A Case on the Japanese Mimamoru Approach as Early Childhood teachers' Professionalism, Fuminori Nakatsubo, MAPECE International Conference on Early Childhood Care and education 2021, 2021, Without Invitation, English, Malaysia, Virtual
  3. How Do Early Childhood Teachers in the U.S. View the Class Competition by Five-Year-Olds at a Japanese Sports Day?, Fuminori Nakatsubo, Nozomi Kato, Hehong Quan, Takeshi Hida, Chiharu Uchida, Jingyu He, International Association of Early Childhood Education 42nd Annual Conference, 2021, Without Invitation, English, Web Conference
  4. A Case Study on Teacher- Child Verbal Interaction of Intensive Science Education Activity in Vietnamese Preschool Classroom, Dinh Thi Thu Hang, and Fuminori Nakatsubo, Early Childhood VoicesConference 2020, 2020, Without Invitation, English, Web Conference
  5. A Case Study of the Japanese Nursery Teacher Approaching the Infant and Toddlers Using her Back, Fuminori Nakatsubo and Katsuko Mizuno, OMEP (World Ogranization for Early Childhood Education) Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019, 2019, Without Invitation, English, kyoto, Japan
  6. Early Childhood Education and Care That Refkects Culture: Japanese Mimamoru Approach, Fuminori Nakatsubo, IGTKI-EDUCA Indonesia 2019 International Conference, 2019, Without Invitation, English, Jakarta, Indonesia
  7. A Study of "Interpretive Analysis" as a Method to Promote Early Childhood Teachers' Reflections: A Collaboration of Teachers and a Researcher: Mediated Ethnographic Film, 10th PECERA(Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 2009/07, Without Invitation, English
  8. Professional Development and Evaluation of Qualities of Care and Education: Discourse between Asia and Europe: Perception of Quality of Care and Education in the Particular Activities: Analysis of Clean-up Time in Japanese Preschools, Junko Minowa, Kiyomi Akita, Katsuo Yasumi, Tokie Masuda, Fuminori Nakatsubo and Fumiko Sunagami, 18th EECERA(European Early Childhood Education Research Association) ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 2008/09, Without Invitation, English
  9. Child Education and Computers, International Seminar Early Childhood Education in Multi-culture Background. October, 2005 Shanghai CHINA, 2005/10, With Invitation, English

Awards

  1. 2014/08/30, 8th KSECE Biennial Conference Excellent Poster Award, The Korean Society for Early Childhood Education President

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2021/04/01, 2026/03/31
  2. 2018
  3. 2017/07, 2020/03
  4. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory)), 2017, 2019
  5. 2016, 2021
  6. 2015, 2016
  7. KAKENHI, 2014, 2016
  8. 2014
  9. 2011
  10. KAKENHI, A Study on the Early Childhood Teachers' Professionalism as the Emotional Practice, 2011, 2013
  11. KAKENHI, 2011, 2015
  12. KAKENHI, Evaluating social support for infant and young children with developmental disabilities and their families to inform future policy and practice in Japan and New Zealand, 2009, 2011
  13. KAKENHI, 2007, 2009
  14. KAKENHI, 2006, 2008
  15. 2005

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, Editor
  2. 2021, The Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology, Editor
  3. 2020, The Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology, Editor
  4. 2019, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  5. 2019, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Editor
  6. 2019, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  7. 2019, The Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology, Editor
  8. 2018, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  9. 2018, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Editor
  10. 2018, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  11. 2018, The Japanese Association of Qualitative Psychology, Editor
  12. 2017, The Japanese Journal for the young Children, Editor, 2
  13. 2017, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Editor, 22
  14. 2017, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 4
  15. 2016, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  16. 2016, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Editor
  17. 2016, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  18. 2015, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  19. 2015, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  20. 2014, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  21. 2014, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  22. 2014, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  23. 2014, The Journal of Child Study, Editor
  24. 2013, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  25. 2013, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  26. 2013, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  27. 2013, The Journal of Child Study, Editor
  28. 2013, The Journal of Educational Research, Editor
  29. 2012, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  30. 2012, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  31. 2012, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  32. 2012, The Journal of Child Study, Editor
  33. 2012, The Journal of Educational Research, Editor
  34. 2011, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  35. 2011, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  36. 2011, International Journal of Early Childhood Education
  37. 2011, The Journal of Child Study, Editor
  38. 2011, The Journal of Educational Research, Editor
  39. 2010, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  40. 2010, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  41. 2010, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, Chief editor
  42. 2010, The Journal of Educational Research, Editor
  43. 2009, The Japanese Journal for the Education of young Children, Editor
  44. 2009, Research on Early Childhood Care and Education in Japan, Others
  45. 2009, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, Chief editor
  46. 2008, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, Chief editor
  47. 2007, International Journal of Early Childhood Education, Chief editor