Oct 14, 1994: Plan to establish Soka Education Research Institute is announced by the founder.
The future plan of the newly-established academic and educational facilities is examined, and a plan for establishment of Soka Education Research Institute is also provided. Preparation of establishment under the "Soka Education Research Institute (which was renamed "Soka Education Research Center" later)" plan is launched. This plan is aimed at the realization of "the founder spirits" of Soka University, the research on theory of education by Tsunesaburo Makiguchi, the father of Soka education, and the proposal from the perspective of humanism and human rights.
May 15, 1996: "Soka Education reference room / Committee on data collection" is launched.
This committee is renamed "Committee on data collection of Soka Education" later on, and the following three topics regarding collection and preservation of all kinds of data were discussed:
Main works of "Committee on data collection of Soka Education" are following:
November 16, 2000: "Soka Education Research Center"(an institution attached to university) is established as a memorial project marking the 30th anniversary of the foundation.
April 2, 2006: "Soka Education Research Institute" is established.
|February 15, 1996||Committee on data collection of Soka Education is launched.|
|November 18, 1998||Committee on establishment of Soka Education Research Center is launched.|
|June 21, 2000||Preparatory committee on establishment of Soka Education Research Center is launched.|
|November 16, 2000||Soka Education Research Center is established.|
|September 17, 2005||Preparatory Committee on Establishment of Soka Education Research Institute is launched.|
|April 2, 2006||Soka Education Research Institute is established.|
|April 2, 2006||The Center for Ikeda Studies is established under Soka Education Research Institute.|
|April 2, 2007||The Japan branch of the Center for Dewey Studies is established under Soka Education Research Institute.|