Outline of International Graduate Program in Global Education Studies (I-GES）
As part of the Future Global Leadership (FGL) Program at Tohoku University, the Graduate School of Education has begun offering an international program called I-GES (Doctoral Program), specifically targeting students who aspire to become global researchers or highly skilled professionals. I-GES seeks students with the following aspirations of becoming researchers and highly skilled professionals who can contribute to future education development:
- A strong desire to grasp the multilayered challenges of education in a globalizing society; conduct research at an international level; and contribute to policy-making and implementation by using the values and logic required by contemporary society from interdisciplinary and international perspectives of school education, adult education, international educational development, and multicultural education.
- The will to contribute to analyzing and solving practical problems of education through a cross-disciplinary curriculum and courses that enable collaborative learning through discussions and local fieldwork.
- The eagerness to cultivate international communication skills in a global environment, including mutual exchange of faculty and students based on agreements with partner universities and departments.