About the University

Missions and Visions 

Missions of Hyogo University of Teacher Education Sending out messeages by our university as"※Education Meridian"

In order to meet the social need to empower teachers through professional development and betterment of school education in Japan, Hyogo University of Teacher Education strives to perform the following missions:

1. To develop in-service teachers as part of a high-quality teaching profession and equip them with practical leadership skills:

We develop in-service teachers as part of a high-quality teaching profession and equip them with practical leadership skills by providing them with learning opportunities in response to issues arising in classrooms.

2. To train new teachers with highly developed teaching skills:

We train new teachers with highly developed teaching skills and a deep understanding of education by making the most of the excellent learning and teaching environments.We also train professional psychologists in the field of school education making use of our characteristics as a university of education.

3. To promote research in the science of school education:

We promote research in the science of school education by integrating theory and practice of school education and developing excellent researchers.

4. To construct pioneering models of teacher education:

We create pioneering models of teacher education and in-service training by constantly envisaging the domestic and global issues and needs in school education and by independently developing new curricula and teaching methodologies together with their improvement.

5. To disseminate research results to the academic community in Japan and overseas:

We disseminate research results to the academic community in Japan and overseas so that they can be utilized in educational activities.

※ Education Meridian, has been named to symbolize our endeavor to lead pioneering educational research as the central institution of teacher education in Japan, reflecting the fact that the Japan Standard Time Meridian runs through our campus.

Visions of Hyogo University of Teacher Education

Hyogo University of Teacher Education aims to be:

A Top Class Teacher Education University:

We cultivate teachers with professional expertise and high practical abilities and take the central position both on the national and regional levels in implementing and researching teacher training by promoting pioneering research on education.

A University Bringing Out the Best of Our Students:

We bring out the best of our students’ potentialities so that each of them can attain a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment by providing them with quality contents of education and rich learning environments.

A University Incessantly Growing:

We, as a university, incessantly grow with a heightened sense of belonging of our staff to our university by providing them with favorable environments for educational research and university administration suited to the times.

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