The implementation of Narrative Pedagogy into nursing education in Japan

Nurs Educ Perspect. 2005 May-Jun;26(3):168-71.


The conventional approach to nursing education has been dominant in the teaching and learning environment in Japan. Some teachers are now seeking alternative approaches that can offer new ways of practice for reforming nursing education. Narrative Pedagogy can be used to guide the reconstruction of nursing education in Japan. The author reviews contemporary approaches to nursing education in Japan and discusses the strategies for implementing Narrative Pedagogy into the nursing education environment.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Curriculum
  • Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate / organization & administration*
  • Feminism
  • Humans
  • Japan
  • Knowledge
  • Models, Educational
  • Nursing Methodology Research* / education
  • Nursing Methodology Research* / organization & administration
  • Organizational Innovation
  • Philosophy, Nursing*
  • Postmodernism
  • Program Development
  • Psychology, Educational
  • Semantics
  • Social Change
  • Students, Nursing / psychology
  • Thinking