About Toru IIYOSHI

Kyoto University



 By openly sharing educational tools, resources, and practical knowledge of effective teaching and learning, we can continuously learn from each other’s practice and collectively improve education.




Toru IIYOSHI is Deputy Vice-President for Education and the Director and Professor at the Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education (CPEHE), Kyoto University.


Previously, through his work at the Knowledge Media Laboratory at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (1999-2008), and the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009-2011), he led the development of the Gallery of Teaching and Learning and the Gallery of Educational Innovation. He continues to help advance the technology-enhanced SoTL effort at the CPEHE of Kyoto University.