Personnel Information


Brian Gaynor

Affiliation centers1, etc

The Center for Fundamental Education in Science and Engineering

Job title

Associate Professor

E-mail Address

E-mail address

Keywords for Research Field 【 display / non-display

  • Foreign Language Education in Elemetary Schools

  • Task Based Language Teaching

  • Bilingual Education

  • Early English Language Education

Research history 【 display / non-display

  • A longitudinal study of english education in Japanese elementary schools.

    2011.04 ~ 2013.03

Graduate school・Graduate course, etc. 【 display / non-display

  • Leicester University

    2009.03,Master's Course,MA in Mass Communications,Mass Media and Communications,Completed,UK

  • Aston University, England

    2013.12,Master's Course,Foreign Language Activities in Japanese Elemetary Schools,Applied Linguistics,Others,England

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • PhD in Education

    From Policy to Practice: Elementary School English in Japan

Academic Society 【 display / non-display

  • Japanese Association of Teaching English in Elementary Schools

  • British Association of Applied Linguistics


Books 【 display / non-display

  • New Perspectives on the development of communicative and related competence in foreign language education

    Brian Gaynor,De Gruyter Mouton,Teaching English to young learners in Japan: Teacher competence and classroom context,(p.71),2018.06,9781501514289

  • From Language Policy to Pedagogic Practice: Elementary School English in Japan

    International perspectives on teaching English to young learners,Palgrave Macmillan,2014.11,9781137023216

  • English in Asia

    IIUM Press,The Learning Environment and Student Motivation,(p.411),2009.04

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Changing from within: Immigration and Japan

    Brian Gaynor,The Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language (CALL),vol.1,(p.1 ~ 18),2016.12

  • Content Based Instruction in Muroran Institute of Technology: A Critical Evaluation

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkkaido,(11),(p.157 ~ 168),2013.03

  • Toward a Cohesive Curriculum of Communincative Language Instruction at Muroran Institute of Technology

    Brian Gaynor,Memoirs of the Muroran Institute of Technology,(60),2011.03

  • An Evaluation of the Teachers' Guide for Eigo Note

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkaido,(9),(p.75 ~ 92),2011.02

  • The Politics of Third Cinema

    Brian Gaynor,Memoirs of the Muroran Institute of Technology,(59),(p.43 ~ 47),2010.03

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International conference proceedings 【 display / non-display


    Brian Gaynor,Knowledge, Skills and Competencies in Foreign Language Education. Singapore: NUS Centre for Language Studies.,National University of Singapore,2014.12,Singapore

  • The teachers' guide as a source of professional development

    Brian Gaynor,日本児童英語教育学会第33全国大会 資料集,(p.53 ~ 58),昭和女子大学,2012.06,東京

  • Elementary School English Education in Japan

    Brian Gaynor,Language Policy and Language Learning,(p.63 ~ 70),IRAAL,2009.09,Limerick

  • Development Journalism - Are we setting the theoretical bar too high for its practitioners?

    Brian Gaynor,Development Journalism and the Media,AMIC,2007.07,Singapore

Editorial and Commentary 【 display / non-display

  • Editor's Note

    Brian Gaynor,Journal of Language and Culture of Hokkaido,vol.17,(p.217),2019.03

  • An Introduction to Irish-English

    Brian Gaynor,JALT Journal,vol.34,(2),(p.244 ~ 247),2012.11

  • Bilingual Education in the 21st Century

    Brian Gaynor,Japan Journal of Multilingualism and Multiculturalism,vol.17,(1),(p.78 ~ 80),2011.10

Research reports 【 display / non-display

  • Studies on better motivation in foreign language learning from various angles

    Brian Gaynor,北海道言語文化研究,(18),(p.201 ~ 205),2020.03

Presentaion at conference, meeting, etc. 【 display / non-display

  • Language assessment and policy innovation in Myanmar

    Briann Gaynor,7th British Council New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference,The British Council,7th British Council New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference,2019.12.07,横浜市,日本

  • Development of a New Primary School English Curriculum and Textbooks in Myanmar

    Brian Gaynor,第19回小学校英語教育学会(JES)全国大会,小学校英語教育学会,第19回小学校英語教育学会(JES)全国大会,2019.07.20,札幌,日本

  • Bilingualism off the Beaten Track

    Brian Gaynor,Ireland Japan Association Annual Plenary,Ireland Japan Association,None,2018.11.27,Bank of Ireland General Meeting Hall, Dublin,Ireland

  • Where the personal meets the political: Family language policy and compulsory education in Japan

    Brian Gaynor,Multilingual Awareness and Multilingual Practices (MAMP18),MultilingNet and Tallin University,Proceedings of MAMP 18,2018.11.23,Tallin University,Estonia

  • Bilingualism off the Beaten Track in Japan

    Brian Gaynor,11th International Symposium on Bilingualism,Bilingualism off the Beaten Track in Japan,2017.06.14,University of Limerick,アイルランド

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Class subject in charge 【 display / non-display

  • 英語コミュニケーションⅠ(Bクラス)


  • 英語総合演習(Fクラス)


  • 英語コミュニケーションII


  • フレッシュマン英語演習(A~Pクラス)


  • 英語コミュニケーションⅠ(Hクラス)


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International research cooperation activities 【 display / non-display

  • Western Washington University English Program

    米国,Western Washington University,2019.08

  • Myanmar CREATE Project

    Myanmar,Yangon University, Yankin College of Education,2019.04

  • Myanmar CREATE Project

    Myanmar,Yangon University, Yankin College of Education,2018.08 ~ 2019.03

  • Early English Language Education

    英国,University of Stirling,2017.03