20th Anniversary of CRN

CRN Child Science Exchange Program in Asia
Japan Mainland China India Indonesia Korea Malaysia Philippines Shingapore Taiwan Thailand

About this Project

Child Research Net (CRN) has held ten conferences under the "Child Science Exchange Program in East Asia", providing an arena of discussion to researchers involved in Child Science in East Asia, such as Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Celebrating our 20th anniversary, we have launched the "CRN Child Science Exchange Program in Asia" in search for solutions to various issues involving children in Asia.

Philosophy

Solve children's issues in Asia initiating from the standpoint of "Child Science."
Build a network of connections based in Asia, through which Child Science specialists from each country can hold discussions.

Targeted Countries and Regions

Japan, Mainland China, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand

Activities

[1] Host "International Conferences" on issues involving children in Asia (planned annually).
[2] Report current situation and issues of targeted Asian countries based on the topics discussed in the above "International Conferences" (multilingual publication).

Organization

President Emeritus
Japan Noboru Kobayashi (CRN Honorary Director; Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo)
Presidents
Japan Yoichi Sakakihara (CRN Director; Vice president, Ochanomizu University)
Mainland China Jiaxiong Zhu (Professor Emeritus, East China Normal University)
Board Members from Countries and Regions in Asia
Japan Miwako Hoshi (Professor Emerita, Jumonji University)
Hajime Ishiyama (General Manager, Shanghai Children's Epoch Benesse Culture Development Co., Ltd.)
Kazunari Taniyama (CRN Executive Advisor; General Manager, Benesse Educational Research and Development Institute (BERD))
Mainland China Nianli Zhou (Professor, East China Normal University)
Indonesia Sofia Hartati (Dean, Faculty of Education, State University of Jakarta)
Hardiono D. Pusponegoro (Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia)
Malaysia Poh Tin Tan (Pediatrician, Tan Specialist Child and Family Clinic)
Philippines Thelma May Mingoa (Assistant professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Management, De La Salle University)
Singapore Christine Chen (President, Association for Early Childhood Educators (Singapore))
Taiwan Lee-Fong Wong (Professor, Department of Early Childhood and Family Education, National Taipei University of Education)
Shih-Tsung Chang (Professor, Department of Art Education and Department of Plastic Design, National Taipei University of Education)
Thailand Anannit Visudtibhan (President, Child Neurology Association (Thailand))
Sasilak Khayankij (Assistant professor in early childhood education, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University)

Secretariat

Child Research Net (CRN)
c/o Benesse Educational Research and Development Institute (BERD)
1-34, Ochiai, Tama-shi, Tokyo, 206-0033, Japan

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