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Eisuke Saito is a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. Before starting to work for Monash University in Jan 2016, Eisuke, originally from Japan, used to serve as a consultant on educational development in various Asian countries, such as Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam from 2001 to 2008 and as a faculty member for National Institute of Education, Singapore from 2008 to 2015. Thus Eisuke has a range of experiences in both practice and research.  Eisuke has experiences in both research and consultancy on primary and secondary schools, teacher education at the university level, adult basic literacy education, and special needs schools in those countries.

Eisuke sees schools as policy-making unit, particularly about their reform processes. Eisuke worked for promoting lesson study for learning community (LSLC) in Indonesia and Vietnam since 2004 and 2006, respectively, and still has been working with teachers in Vietnam to further promote school reform based on LSLC. Eisuke is also engaged in research into collaborative learning, professional development and learning of teachers,identity of teachers and social justice issues in education.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • school reform
  • lesson study for leanring community
  • professional development
  • social justice

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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