Asia Pacific and Africa Teacher Education Cooperation Center

Hiroshima University


Founding members

  • Professor Dr. Kinya Shimizu
  • Professor Dr. Takuya Baba
  • Associate Professor Dr. Takayoshi Maki
  • Research Fellow Ms. Asami Shimoda
  • Research Fellow Dr. Song Sopheak

Webinar organizers

  • Mr. Foster Gondwe, University of Malawi
  • Ms. Mushani Mercy, Ministry of General Education, Zambia
  • Ms. Mayaka Hida, Research Fellow(DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Research project

AY 2020-2023

Exploratory Comparative Study on Professional Identity of Teacher Educators in Southeast Asia and Africa (Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory))

Project members:

Principal Investigator: Takayoshi Maki (Hiroshima University)

  • Yoshitsugu Hirata (Okayama University)
  • Kiichiro Okahana (University of the Ryukyus)
  • Ryota Tsukawaki (Hijiyama University)
  • Asami Shimoda (National Institute of Technology, Hiroshima College)

Research collaborators:

  • Aiko Tsushima (Okayama University)
  • Mariko Omori (Hiroshima University)


AY 2018-2021
JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Program (Group & Region Focus) on School-Based Learning Improvement and Support from Education Administration)

Special supporters

APATEC2 is warmly supported by members and graduates of the Human Resource Development for Education Research Lab. Hiroshima University.