The Traditional School Celebrating its 62nd Anniversary!
Kobe Denshi (KD) was founded in 1958. In the 1970s, KD was the first school in Japan to develop a computer(1) and published the computer technology textbook(2) that became the source of textbooks for famous Japanese universities. KD also worked jointly with Panasonic on the development of computer-controlled robots(3) that marked the beginning of factory automation.
Since its founding, Kobe Denshi has been one of Japan’s foremost pioneers in IT education and has earned a strong reputation in various fields.
Kobe Institute of Computing Development History
Kobe Denshi Gakuen founded
Began fundamental research on electronic computers
Changed name to Kobe Institute of Computing-College of Computing(Kobe Denshi)
Published Japan’s first computer technology textbook titled Electronic Computers: Overall Design and Programming.
Certified as the first industrial vocational school in Hyogo Prefecture through the revised School Education Act
Developed and began providing Japan’s first notebook computer training system to students
Received the National Outstanding Instruction School Award from Certify Japan Information Processing Education Association
As a leader in Japan, networked all school training rooms using Linux technology
Began educational collaboration with Tsinghua University in China
Visited by members of a Chinese workplace leadership invitation program
Opened Kobe Institute of Computing-Graduate School of Information Technology (KIC)
Established the Department of Japanese
Took fourth place at Embedded Technology Software Design Robot Contest(National competition)
Took first place (Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Award) and second place in the Graphic Design category at 9th Youth Skills Competition
Participated in the World Skills Competition representing Japan(Category: Graphic Design)
Three participants in the top 100 at the 2018 Asian Contest of Architectural Rookie’s Award
The First vocational school to be in the best 16 in the history of Asian Contest of Architectural Rookie’s Award
The 12th school building 「Kyoso Building」 were used.