National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) carried out the interview surveys to the organizations with a strong awareness of the importance of science communication activities, to clarify the definition of science communicators required in society. Based on that, Miraikan, as an educational institute for science communicators, established the training programs for science communicators for internal and external personnel. A part of these programs has already operated, which revealed some problems to be solved for the improvement of the training system.

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Required skills and training program for science communicators

Naoko Yamashina   National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

Hiromi Yamamoto   National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

Sachi Ito   National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

Noyuri Mima   National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) carried out the interview surveys to the organizations with a strong awareness of the importance of science communication activities, to clarify the definition of science communicators required in society. Based on that, Miraikan, as an educational institute for science communicators, established the training programs for science communicators for internal and external personnel. A part of these programs has already operated, which revealed some problems to be solved for the improvement of the training system.

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