Takeshi Kajigaya

Takeshi Kajigaya


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kajigaya@student.ubc.ca 日本語, English


Language policy, Language ideology, Justice-informed ELT


Takeshi Kajigaya is an English teacher and a PhD Candidate in the Language and Literacy Education Department at the University of British Columbia. He earned his MA in Second Language Studies from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2014, focusing on language policy and ideology. Takeshi has also taught various English-related courses for more than 10 years in the US, China, and Japan to gain deep knowledge about language education and policy-practice relationships. He is particularly interested in language education policy in Japan.