WAKITA, Hirofumi

1. Name / E-mail Address

WAKITA, Hirofumi / wh2440[at]world.ryukoku.ac.jp

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)

English, German

3. Educational Background

1979 BA (German Literature), Kyoto Prefectural University, Japan
1996 MA (English and American Literature), Ryukoku University, Japan

4. Research Themes

Language Policy, English Education, Comparative Education

5. Courses Taught

Comparative Education

6. Academic Associations

JACET, JAFAE, Asia TEFL, ATEE ( Association for Teacher Education in Europe), etc.

7. Recent Publications


  • 『言語とパワー』(Japanese Translation of Language and Power by Norman Fairclough)(共著), Osaka: Osaka- kyoikutosho, 2008.
  • 『EUの言語政策 (Language Policy in the EU)』(共著), Tokyo: Kuroshio, 2010.
  • Teaching English Language and Literature at Home and Abroad (co-authored), Taiwan: Feng Chia University, 2014.


  • 「EUの言語(外国語)教育政策:ハンガリー共和国―日本の外国語教育への示唆―」(単著)『国際社会文化研究所紀要』, 2009.
  • ‘What's Wrong with Elementary School English Education in Japan? (co-authored),’Proceedings of the KAPEE Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2011.
  • 「スロバキア共和国の言語教育政策」(単著)『国際社会文化研究所紀要』第15号, 2011.
  • 「外国語学習の科学―理論と実践の融合」(単著)ハンガリー日本語教師研修会、国際交流基金, Budapest, 2012.
  • ‘Quality Assurance of English Language Teachers and Teacher Education,’ Ryukoku University Afrasian Research Centre: Working Paper, 2013.
  • ‘Elementary School English Education in Japan: Changing policies, Issues and Challenges’ Intercultural Studies 15, 2013.
  • 「グローバル化と英語教育政策:「Teaching English in English: TEE」に関する考察」(単著)『龍谷教職ジャーナル』創刊号, 2014.
  • 「ナショナリズムと言語政策―スロバキアのハンガリー少数民族―」(単著)『国際社会文化研究所紀要』13号, 2014.

8. Links

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