ISfTE 2018 in Japan consists of not only "Key Presentations" and "Paper Group" sessions, but also "Special Session".

In "Special Session" we share educational landscapes in the world by international presenters with visualized movies about each country.

If you have any interest to be a presenter of your country, please feel free to write an e-mail to us ( isfte2018(at) ) until September 15, 2018.

Each presentation about a country is within 15 minutes including showing the movie (maximum 10 minutes) which you made. 


Schedule(13 - 18 May 2018) for the delegates


Schedule(13 - 18 May 2018) for the accompanying persons


The First Day - Special Session & Welcome Dinner

On Sunday, May 13 the first day of ISfTE 2018 in Japan we have a special session about 'World Education.' After the special session we will have a welcome

dinner. This will be held at a traditional Japanese restaurant with a 140 year history. This restaurant is designated as "National important cultural properties". Please enjoy your first night in Joetsu!

(National important cultural properties)

Ukiyo GateUkiyo GardenUkiyo Dinner Hall


World Education

At this special session, we will consider diverse educational landscapes in different states through an assortment of movie presentations. Each presenter will prepare a short video about the educational situation of their own country. You are welcome to share and compare educational features and contexts with your own country and other countries.
During the session, several high school students will do a presentation on the Japanese educational situation. They will have a video based on their experience and have a short speech about their daily school life in English. You will have the opportunity to talk and ask them questions. We think this will be a good opportunity for not only the participants but also for the high school students themselves.
Through learning about and sharing other each other countries educational situation, it will help capture and increase understanding of one's own country's system and be beneficial for your own research. As the special session relates to the conferences main theme, it will help make the following days' discussions more successful.


 Nozomu Takahashi (Gunma University) & Yoshihiro Imoto (Tohoku University)


 Dr. Ailwei Solomon Mawela (South Africa)  Lecturer/ University of South Africa

 Dr. Seloamoney a/l Palaniandy (Malaysia) retirement / INFRASTRUCTURE UNIVERSITY KUALA LUMPUR

 Ioanna Theotokatou (Cyprus)  Lecturer/ C.D.A. College/ Ministry of Education and Culture 


(sample) Educational Landscape in Japan