FUJITA, Teruyuki

Title Professor
Email tfujita@human.tsukuba.ac.jp
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Degree Ph.D.(Education)
Division Education
Research Field Career Education, Career Guidance
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Education
Graduate School Program (Main) Education (Master's Program, Doctoral Program)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

I specialize in research on career education, vocational and educational guidance, and school-to-work transitions at primary and secondary school level, mainly through comparative policy studies.

Publications/Major Achievements

*Recent papers written in English

  • Fujita, T.; Kyomen, T.; Ishimine, C. & Shibanuma, S. (2018) Measuring Essential Career Competencies: Insights, Suggestions and Potential Pitfalls Learned Through an International Comparative Study, Papers presented at the International Conference A Need for Change, 2–4 October 2018, Gothenburg Sweden, Volume 3, International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance, pp.91-94
  • Fujita, T. (2017) Country Paper: Japan, International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy International Symposium 2017 Country and Organization Papers, http://iccdpp2017.org/key-outcomes/country-paper/
  • Fujita, T. (2016) The 15 Years of Japan’s Career Education Promotion Policies: from Baffled Beginning to Ambitious Prospect, through Experiences Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake, University of Tsukuba Journal for the Study of Career Education, pp.87-98
  • Fujita, T. (2014) Work Experience Programs in Junior High Schools in Japan: Moving toward Effective Education Endeavor, The Encouragement of Employer Participation in the World of Work Exploration for Students’ Career Development, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, pp.153-174
  • Fujita, T. (2011) Current State and Future Tasks of Japan’s Career Education Promotion Policies: Embarking on the Road Less Traveled, Japan Labor Review, Volume 8, Number 1, Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training, pp.26-47
Scientific Membership

The Japanese Society for the Study of Career Education
The Japan Society for Educational System and Organization
Japan Comparative Education Society
The Japan Educational Administration Society
Japanese Educational Research Association
International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance

Social and Outreach Activity
  • 2018 – Present: Member (Chair), Research Taskforce for Introduction of “Career Passport”, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT),
  • 2018 – Present: Member, Taskforce for the Comprehensive Survey on Career Education and Career Guidance, National Institute for Educational Policy Research
  • 2015 – Present: Deputy Chair, Review Committee on the Career Education Award, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
  • 2015 – Present: Deputy Chair, Review Committee on the Collaboration Award for Career Education Promotion, MEXT and METI
  • 2015 – Present: Member, Evaluation Committee for Super Global High Schools, MEXT
  • 2015 – Present: Deputy Chair, Evaluation Committee for Super Professional High Schools, MEXT
  • 2016-2017: Member, Subcommittee for High Schools, Committee for Curriculum, Elementary and Secondary Education Division, Central Council for Education, MEXT
  • 2015-2017: Member, Special Subcommittee for General Rules and Evaluation, Committee for Curriculum, Elementary and Secondary Education Division, Central Council for Education, MEXT
  • 2015-2017: Member, Working Group for Tokkatsu (Special Activities), Committee for Curriculum, Elementary and Secondary Education Division, Central Council for Education, MEXT
  • 2015-2017: Member, Working Group for Industry Education, Committee for Curriculum, Elementary and Secondary Education Division, Central Council for Education, MEXT
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