Eisuke Saito


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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.

Research area keywords

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

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Projects 2018 2018

Research Output 2006 2020

Typologies of lesson study coordination: a comparative institutional analysis

Saito, E., Khong, T. D. H., Hidayat, A., Hendayana, S. & Imansyah, H., 2020, In : Professional Development in Education. 46, 1, p. 65-81 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Career development of returnees: experienced constraints and navigating strategies of returnees in Vietnam

Pham, T. & Saito, E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cross-cultural teaching and foreign teacher identity in Singapore

Yip, S., Saito, E. & Diamond, Z., 2019, In : International Education Journal. 18, 3, p. 116-128 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Culturally relevant pedagogy: developing principles of description and analysis

Lim, L., Tan, M. & Saito, E., Jan 2019, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 77, 2019, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review