JICA Ogata Research Institute



Research OfficerFull-time

Educational Background

Ph.D Candidate: Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University
MA (Education): Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, September 2019
BA (Agriculture): Osaka Prefecture University, March 2003

Career Background

Research Officer, Human Development Team, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace Development, November 2021 - present
Associate Expert, Basic Education Team1, Human Development Department, JICA, October 2019-March 2021
Teaching Consultant (Science Education), Dornod Education Department, Mongolia, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer, October 2014 – October 2016
Science Teacher, Public Junior High School, Osaka Prefecture, April 2003-March 2014

Major Publications

HIKAMI Naoko: “Analysis of Problem-Solving Scenes in Mongolian Primary Science Video Learning Materials: Using of “Lever”, Journal of Research in Science Education, Vol.63, No.1, p161-168, 2022
HIKAMI Naoko: “Characteristics of Intended Problem Solving Lessons in Mongolian Primary Science: From an Analysis of Trends in Textbook Question”, Journal of Science Education in Japan, Vol.44, No.2, pp148-155, 2020


Japan Society for Science Education
Society of Japan Science Teaching

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