Kyoko Taniguchi, Ph.D.
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University


Kyoko Taniguchi, PhD, is an associate professor in the International Education Development Program at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan. She worked at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as a volunteer in Malawi as a science and mathematics teacher in the secondary school from October 2006 to July 2009. In addition, she had an internship in the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Data Processing and Research Center (DPC), in 2013. She received a PhD from Hiroshima University, Japan, in 2015.

Research field

Educational development (educational planning, educational policy, educational evaluation)
Comparative education

Research theme

Achievement, school management, community participation, school effectiveness research, school dropout, grade repetition, non-completion, education function model, test theory, large-scale assessment, development of skilled human resources, life skills education

Research activities

Hiroshima University, Profiles of Faculty and Research Scholars:KYOKO TANIGUCHI (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences) (