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Educational development, International cooperation, Africa

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  • 2009.09.01 - 2016.03.31, Department of Global Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

  • 2016.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

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Ehime University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Completed Master of Science 1986.03
Edinburgh University, UK Centre of African Studies  Completed Master of Philosophy in Education 1995.11
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Human Science  Completed Ph.D. 2006.05

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Japan International Cooperation Volunteers 1982.10 - 1984.10
Japan International Cooperation Agency 1986.04 - 1997.04
Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Hiroshima University 1997.05 - 2009.08

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  • Africa Educational Research Forum


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  • Development-oriented Refugee Assistance from Students' Perspectives: The Case of a South Sudanese Refugee Settlement in Northern Uganda, Ayaka Shimizu, Katsuki Sakaue, Nobuhide Sawamura, Seiji Utsumi, Journal of International Development Studies,27巻・2号・105-121頁, 2018.11, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Life and Schooling at a South Sudanese Refugee Settlement in Northern Uganda: Educational Provision in Development-oriented Refugee Policy, Sakaue, K., Shimizu, A. and Sawamura, N., Africa Report,56号・43-55頁, 2018.05, Papers(In Japanese)

  • The management and role of the Confucius Institutes in Kenya: The career paths of Chinese volunteer teachers and Kenyan students, LI Ji and Nobuhide SAWAMURA, Journal of Volunteer Studies,18: 115-127, 2018.02, Papers(In Japanese)

  • A Tibetan refugee school in Ladakh, North India: A historical analysis with a future perspective, Mori, G. and Sawamura, N., Journal of International Cooperation in Education,20巻・1号・17-29頁, 2017.10, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Life and Education in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Northwestern Kenya: The Realities of Schooling and the Perspective of Refugees, Sawamura, N., Yamamoto, K. and Utsumi, S., Comparative Education,55号・19-29頁, 2017.06, Papers(In Japanese)

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  • Special, Education of Children Facing Difficult Circumstances in Developing Countries: Insights from Field Studies on Refugees, Disabilities and Poverty, SAWAMURA Nobuhide ed., Akashi Shoten, ISBN, 978-4-7503-4781-3, 2019.01

  • Special, Schooling in the Daily Lives of Africa, Nobuhide Sawamura, Akashi Shoten, ISBN, 978-4-7503-4123-1, 2014.12

  • Special, Education and Development in Kenya: The Dynamism of Educational Research on Africa, Nobuhide SAWAMURA and Seiji UTSUMI (Eds.), Akashi Shoten Co., 2012.12

  • Special, Challenges of Quality Education in Sub-Saharan African Countries, Sifuna, D. N. and Sawamura, N., Nova Science Publishers, 2010.01

  • Special, Changing International Aid to Education: Global Patterns and National Contexts, Yokozeki, Y. and Sawamura, N.(In K. King and L. Buchert Eds.), UNESCO/NORRAG, 1999.01