This corporation is a voluntary organization composed of groups participating in 1EdTech Consortium Inc. (former IMS Global Learning Consortium) from Japan and people engaged in dissemination activities in Japan. The purpose is to disseminate in
1Publicity and dissemination of various technical standards of EdTech
Formation and development of a research community related to 1EdTech technical standards, and promotion of surveys and research related to 1EdTech technical standards
1Holding workshops, seminars, networking events, etc. to support the introduction of various EdTech technical standards
Exchange and cooperation with related organizations in Japan and abroad
Development of human resources who can utilize e-learning, etc., using various 1EdTech technologies in Japan and Asia
Other business necessary to achieve the purpose of this corporation
June 3, 2016 (Heisei 28)
IMS Japan Society
(Japanese name: 一般社団法人 日本IMS協会)
Purpose of association and business
Regular member (Executive member)
Regular member (general global member)
Groups (scheduled to be 4 groups in late August)
General area member
Groups (scheduled to be 41 groups in late August)
Toward the realization of
"fairly individually optimized learning"
The Japan IMS Association was established in 2016 by Japanese universities and companies that participate in the IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global), an international standardization organization.
More than 20 technical standards developed and published by IMS Global are not only learning management systems (LMS) but also various educational information systems such as educational (school affairs) systems, examination systems, digital credential systems, curriculum and syllabus management systems. Covers and enhances interoperability between systems.
The Japan IMS Association is promoting the spread of IMS technical standards mainly in Japan with the aim of realizing "fairly individually optimized learning".
About IMS Japan Society
Introducing the organization overview and member list of the IMS Japan Society