Teru Clavel is a global education specialist with personal, academic, and professional experience in the United States, Japan, and China. She works with parents, educators, and departments of education to form targeted strategies to equip the next generation to lead our increasingly globalizing world.


Published articles and appearances:
From classroom to boardroom, Japan Today, January 10, 2016
Featured contributor Teru Clavel, The Journal, January, 2016
A lesson in business practices from Japan’s elementary schools, The Journal, January, 2016
The Japan Times advisory board, Teru Clavel, The Japan Times, December 25, 2015
Live commentary Supreme Court ruling: Japan shares surname, Channel News Asia, December 16, 2015
In Japan, first graders travel solo to school, CBS This Morning, December 15, 2015
In an age of global terrorism, what should we tell the children?, The Japan Times, November 26, 2015
Gender and cultural identities in Japan: can you be different and thrive?, LVMH, September 29, 2015
Discussion Panel: Japanese local vs. international school, Tokyo American Club, September 27, 2015
Japan and China snatch international students, Financial Times China, June 26, 2015
Times advisory board meets, offers recommendations, The Japan Times, June 13, 2015
Culture, cost and proximity draw Chinese students to Japan, The Japan Times, April 22, 2015
Love thy neighbor? Chinese nationals who call Japan home, The Japan Times, February 15, 2015
Why parents pay for their kids to play, Acumen, January, 2015
A top 10 for non-Japanese parents considering local schools, The Japan Times, January 19, 2015
Taking the World by Storm: 3 Japanese students find their way to the Ivy League, ACCJ, January, 2015
Interview with global education consultant Teru Clavel, Enjoy Magazine, January, 2015
2014 Education: After the talk, can Japan walk the walk in 2015?, The Japan Times, December 28, 2014
Education expert Teru Clavel joining advisers of JT, The Japan Times, December 26, 2014
Chinese students’ college admissions essays, Financial Times China, December 25, 2014
International schools in East Asia not all the same, The Japan Times, December 8, 2014
Designers illuminate us on their winter wonders, The Japan Times, December 5, 2014
Working mothers: pioneering the way forward, The Japan Times, November 30, 2014
Japan’s international student flows and why we care, Doshisha International School, November 6, 2014
How do you define an education, Doshisha International School, November 6, 2014
What is globalization & how does it relate to Japan and to you, Doshisha, November 6, 2014
Japan struggles to keep up as China woos international students, The Japan Times, October 27, 2014
To go local or international? Readers debate schooling, The Japan Times, October 13, 2014
Transitioning from a Japanese to an international school, Tokyo American Club, September 28, 2014
All-Japanese families take a chance on international schools, The Japan Times, September 15, 2014
Los kikokushijo, Mercado Latino, July, 2014
‘Super Global Mom’ Teru Clavel aims to get Japan’s mojo back, Beacon Reports, July 14, 2014
The influence of culture on education, Keio University School of Business and Commerce, June 9, 2014
56 schools across Japan aim to nurture ‘Super Global’ leaders, The Japan Times, June 2, 2014
Letters: Kikokushijo encounter trouble upon re-entry, The Japan Times, May 27, 2014
Efforts to globalize younger Japan … and why we should care, PCC Business Connections, May 13, 2014
Returnees’ experiences drive a will to give something back, The Japan Times, May 12, 2014
Kikokushijo: returnees to a country not yet ready for them, The Japan Times, May 5, 2014
Comparison of English education in Japan and South Korea, The Financial Times China, April 9, 2014
Osaka embraces English Reformation, The Japan Times, March 31, 2014
Changing the system starts by challenging it, The Japan Times, March 31, 2014
Will Prime Minister Abe’s push for English work, CNBC, March 26, 2014
To get more out of your students, make the most of your space, The Japan Times, March 17, 2014
How Japanese parents prepare their children for globalization, CIES 2014, Toronto, March 13, 2014
Thinking outside the usual white box, The Japan Times, March 3, 2014
Prepping for university straight from the cribThe Japan Times, February 17, 2014
Have your say on English education, The Japan Times, January 27, 2014
China, South Korea face familiar woes in English quest, The Japan Times, January 20, 2014
Team-teaching rules can lead to confusing situations, The Japan Times, January 20, 2014
No lack of ideas on a course of action for English education, The Japan Times, January 13, 2014
Readers discuss the obstacles Japan faces in English education, The Japan Times, January 13, 2014
English fluency hopes rest on an education overhaul, The Japan Times, January 6, 2014
Japan’s education highlights 2013, The Japan Times, December 30, 2013
For busy teachers, online degrees can help advance your career, The Japan Times, December 2, 2013
How to select your on-line degree program, The Japan Times, December 2, 2013

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List of academic articles, papers, and reviews include:
• An Analysis of China’s 1985 Education Reform Policy
• An Analysis of China’s Education System: History, Governance, Financing, and Reform
• Augmented Reality Applications in the Classroom
• Brazil: Critical Issues and Solutions in Higher Education
• China’s Migrant Children: Barriers to Education
• Community Radio as a Vehicle for Educational Opportunity in Lao PDR
• Cultural Studies as a Research Framework
• Does Money Matter in Education? A Sociocultural Examination
• Education Decentralization and China’s Rural Poor
• Global Citizenship as a Curricular Innovation
• Higher Education Policy to Internationalize Japan
• Historical Relativism and Patriarchal Lineage at Camp Deerlake
• How Japanese Parents Define, Practice, and Prepare their Children for Globalization
• The Impact of Compulsory English Education in China
• The Impact of MOOC’s: The Global Rise of Higher Education
• Japanese Mothers and Educational Choice: Socialization towards Conformity
• Lopez & Morris: Constructivism vs. Critical Theory
• Policy Memo for MEXT: Recommendations on English for International Communication
• Student Development at Columbia College: An Analysis of the Campus Environment
• U.S.-China Bicultural and Bilingual Education