Manabu Sato is Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo and Professor at Gakushuin University. His research interests include action research in school reform, curriculum research, and use of new technology in teacher education. He has also conducted school reform for School as Learning Community and teacher education in Japan and the United States. Sato received his PhD from the University of Tokyo. His publications include Designing Educational Reform, Learning: Its Death and Restoration, and Learning as Pleasure: Toward Dialogic Practice. His major books are translated to English, Chinese, Taiwan, Korean, German, French, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese.