Tokyo Gakugei University (東京学芸大学) or Gakudai (学大), for short, is a national university in Koganei, Tokyo. While its history may be traced to 1873, it was formally chartered as a university in 1949 through the merging of four teacher-training institutions.<!-- Names of these institutions? -->
In recent years, Tokyo Gakugei University has developed programs to better accommodate professional school teachers, including evening and short-term courses. The university also houses a number of national research centres in education-related fields. In addition to its Koganei campus, it also maintains a number of attached public schools offering curricula in elementary, secondary, and special education at various locations in the greater Tokyo area. <!-- Names of these schools? -->
The university has a strong reputation in education-related fields, playing a national role in the development of educational policy and innovations in teacher education.
A Course: The department of Elementary school's teacher training
B Course: The department of Junior high school and high school's teacher training
C Course: The department of Special school's teacher training