(852) 2948 8951
Dr FOK Ping Kwan
Assistant Professor, Head of the Department
FOK Ping Kwan is an assistant professor of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong. He was granted bachelor of arts, master of education and doctor of philosophy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests are in curriculum policy, curriculum design and implementation, textbook design and usage. In recent years, he has participated in major research projects such as “thinking skills as observed from the HKDSE examination scripts”, “ impact study on students’ learning of Chinese History elements through different curriculum modes”, and “teachers’ view of essential learning outcomes in PSHE. He also serves as Curriculum Development member of Liberal Studies and Ad Hoc Committee for Revising Junior Chinese History and History Curricula (Secondary 1-3).
(852) 2948 8954
Dr LEUNG Ka Wai Marina
Senior Lecturer II, Associate Head of the Department
Dr Leung Ka-wai holds dual master degrees from the Chinese University of HK in the field of Educational Psychology and the University of HK for Social Science Studies in Family Therapy respectively. She also gained a Specialist degree at the University of Virginia which focused in the area of Special Education and completed her Doctor of Education in the Chinese University of HK with her research interest in Lewinian Topological Psychology and the identification process of autistic adolescents and their mothers. Her research interests are in the areas of differentiation of instruction for academically diverse learners including teacher attitudes and practices related to academic diversity, and the change process in schools moving toward more academically responsive classrooms.
(852) 2948 6501
Dr XU Hui Xuan
Assistant Professor, Associate Head of the Department
Dr XU Hui Xuan is an Assistant Professor and Associate Head in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She has worked in the field of service-learning recently and her research includes adolescent identity formation through service-learning, emerging adult’s competence enhancement in service-learning, intercultural competence development in international service-learning, quality elements in service-learning programmes, etc. In addition, Xu situates her previous studies in the domain of general education in higher education. She has particularly focused on pedagogy issues in general education.
(852) 2948 6367
Dr Yan Zi
Professor Zi YAN is Associate Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Education University of Hong Kong. He is also the Co-Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Associate Director of the Assessment Research Centre (ARC). His publications and research interests focus on two related areas, i.e., educational assessment in the school and higher education contexts with an emphasis on student self-assessment; and Rasch measurement, in particular its application in educational and psychological research. He is the author of Student self-assessment as a process for learning (Routledge, 2022) and Applying the Rasch model: Fundamental measurement in the human sciences (Routledge, 2020). He is the recipient of the President's Research Excellence Award (2021/22) and in Stanford University's list of the world's top 2% most-cited scientists (2020, 2021).
Ms CHAN Ngok Cheng Terri
Senior Lecturer II
Ms Chan Ngok-Cheng is a Senior Lecturer II of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong. She has obtained her Master of Education at the University of Hong Kong. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Education at the University of Bristol. Her research interests are curriculum studies, teacher professional development and the development of teachers’ intercultural competence.
She has taught in Hong Kong Baptist University for 9 years before joining The Education University of Hong Kong. She has also worked as a teacher in kindergarten, primary and secondary schools for many years. She is experienced in teaching courses related to curriculum studies, practicum and providing practicum supervision. She has also provided a number of professional development workshops to school teachers and principals about curriculum development in schools.
(852) 2948 8478
Dr CHENG Chi Keung Eric
Dr Eric Cheng is a specialist in knowledge management and Lesson Study. He is associate professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the Education University of Hong Kong and an associate editor of the International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, visiting scholar of Nagoya University, Aichi University of Education and Budapest Metropolitan University, external examiner of Master of Education programme of Open University of Hong Kong and doctoral thesis of Nottingham University. He is now serving as a school manager of Pentecostal Yu Leung Fat Primary School, C.C.C. Tam Lee Lai Fun Memorial Secondary School and E.L.C.H.K. Lutheran Secondary School. His publication covers the areas of school management, Lesson Study and knowledge management. Eric has been successful in launching more than 10 research and development projects with external and competitive funds in the capacity of Principal Investigator (PI).
(852) 2948 7657
Professor CHENG May Hung May
Associate Vice President (Academic Affairs) / Office of the Vice President (Academic)
Registrar / Registry
Professor May Cheng May Hung is currently Associate Vice President (Academic Affairs), Registrar and Chair Professor of Teacher Education of The Education University of Hong Kong. Prior to the current appointment, Professor Cheng was a Reader in Professional Education at the Department of Education, University of Oxford from 2010 to the end of 2011. Professor Cheng has started teacher education work at the Sir Robert College of Education in Hong Kong. She has been successful in obtaining various research grants from the General Research Fund, the Quality Education Fund and the Education Bureau.
Professor Cheng is, at present, the President of the East Asian Association for Science Education and has chartered status as a fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. She has been an International committee member of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching in the United States.
Teacher professional development and learning
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Dr FONG Wai Tsz Ricci
Assistant Professor of Teaching
Ricci W. Fong (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Faculty Teaching Innovation Co-ordinator. She received her Ph.D. (Gifted Education), M.Ed. (Special Education), PGDE (English), and B.A. (Psychology, Linguistics & Philosophy) from the University of Hong Kong. Before embarking on her doctorate, she was an English teacher in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong and she also received training as a mindfulness teacher. Her passion in teaching is recognised by her receipt of the Faculty Teaching Award (2020-2021).
Her current research interests centre on students' perfectionism in the Chinese context, affective development of gifted students, positive education, and the intersection of these three lines of inquiry. Her work has been presented in various key conferences in gifted education, including the European Council for High Ability (ECHA) and the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC); in refereed journals, such as Roeper Review, High Ability Studies, and Internet and Higher Education; as well as in edited books for Routledge and Springer.
Besides engaging in research activities, Dr Fong plays an active leading role in promoting teaching innovation and positive education. Apart from giving professional development seminars on integrating educational technology into teaching, she has led the development of various eLearning resources with the use of technology, e.g. AI chatbot and AR, to promote teaching innovation in higher education and secondary education. She is currently leading a UGC-funded project that aims to develop VR learning and teaching resources to enhance undergraduate students’ communication skills in work settings, as well as a QEF-funded project on promoting kindergarten students’ character strengths and well-being.
Dr Fong has been serving the WCGTC and the Asia-Pacific Federation on Giftedness (APFG) as an elected Hong Kong Delegate to facilitate knowledge transfer among members from 47 countries and regions. For the local community of practice, she has given professional development seminars for schools and professional bodies, such as the Hong Kong Psychological Society (HKPS) and the Gifted School Network; and has been working closely with the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE) both in terms of research collaboration and knowledge transfer activities, including the delivery of seminars and workshops, for gifted students, parents, and practitioners in the professional community.
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Dr GUBE Jan Christian C
Jan Gube is Assistant Professor at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Education University of Hong Kong. He takes an interest in understanding and supporting how schools and civil society might leverage cultural differences in fostering equitable and caring learning environments. Jan’s research engages with issues of diversity, race and ethnicity, particularly how their interrelations shape curriculum and pedagogy. His recent work has appeared in journals such as Pedagogy, Culture & Society, Integrative Psychological Behavioral Science, Identities, Visual Studies, and Culture & Psychology. He co-edited Education, Ethnicity and Equity in the Multilingual Asian Context (Springer, 2019) and Identities, Practices and Education of Evolving Multicultural Families in Asia-Pacific (Routledge, 2022). Jan obtained a PhD from the University of Tasmania and later received the Outstanding Postgraduate Thesis Award by the International Education Association of Australia. In 2019, he received the International Travel Award from the International Relations Committee of American Educational Research Association.
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Dr HUI King Fai Sammy
Associate Vice President (Student Learning)
Dr Sammy Hui King-fai is currently Associate Vice President (Student Learning) and Principal Lecturer of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). Previously, he was the Associate Head of the Department, Co-Director of the Centre for Small Class Teaching, and Programme Leader for the Master of Teaching and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Professional and Vocational Education) programmes.
Since joining EdUHK in 2002, Dr Hui has been heavily involved in the University’s programme development and management. His major teaching areas are assessment and research methods. He received the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2019-20, the Faculty of Education and Human Development’s Leaders of Learning Award in 2018-19, and the President’s Award of Outstanding Performance in Knowledge Transfer (Team Award) in 2016-17.
Dr Hui’s research areas cover outcomes of learning, educational assessment and evaluation, and teacher leadership. In recent years, he has been active in organising professional training programmes for different local Vocational and Professional Education and Training institutes, including the fire service, healthcare professionals and the construction industry.
Outcomes of learning
Educational assessment and evaluation
Emeritus Professor (Education) and Advisor (Academic Development)
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Emeritus Professor Kerry John KENNEDY
Emeritus Professor (Education)
Advisor (Academic Development) / C&I
Seinor Research Fellow / Centre for Governance and Citizenship
Kerry Kennedy is an Emeritus Professor (Education) and Advisor (Academic Development) in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Governance and Citizenship at The Education University of Hong Kong. He holds a concurrent appointment at the University of Johannesburg as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Curriculum Studies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Curriculum Perspectives and Co-Editor of Educational Studies. He is the Series Editor of the Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia and the Asia-Europe Education Dialogue Series. He is Co-Editor of Springer’s Governance and Citizenship in Asia Series. He is a consultant to the Shaikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program in the United Arab Emirates, to the European Union’s Children’s Identities and Citizenship: Best Practice Guides Project and the South East Asian Ministers of Education Basic Education Standards Project. In 2012 he was the Co-Winner of the Richard Wolf Memorial Award for Educational Research.
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Dr KO Po Yuk
Director / Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)
Ko Po Yuk is Professor (Practice) of Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) of the Education University of Hong Kong. The Centre is established with the mission to improve student learning by building professional relationships with Hong Kong schools and teachers. She has been leading the development of Learning Study (LS) in Hong Kong supporting professional development of and fostering community of practice amongst teachers over the past decade through a number of large scale funded projects. She has established a network conducting research on classroom teaching in both mainstream and special needs sectors with a number of overseas universities and international agencies in UK, Sweden, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, Taiwan and the Mainland.
(852) 2948 7061
Dr KONG Ho Man Raymond
Dr Raymond Kong is a Lecturer in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He is the Chairperson of the Departmental International and Local Engagement Committee and is currently a working member of the Dean’s Quality Assurance Team for Self-funded activities. He teaches postgraduate and undergraduate courses in the area of Curriculum and Teaching. Recently taught courses include Curriculum and Assessment, Curriculum Policy, Innovation and Implementation, and Experiencing Films: Classroom Strategies for Engaging Learners.
Prior to his current appointment, Raymond served as the Centre Manager of the Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education, the Programme Leader for the Professional Development Programmes in Life Education and the Teacher Development Consultant for the Chinese Department at the University. Raymond had also been a secondary school teacher with a focus on HKASL Chinese Language and Culture. All these experiences have endowed him with a comprehensive understanding of management and curriculum development in a school setting.
Raymond has worked extensively with different stakeholders in developing new initiatives in education. He has engaged in dozens of research and knowledge transfer projects, mainly in domains that encompass Life and Values Education, Language Education and Religious and Cultural Education. These experiences were further consolidated in academic publications, such as Life and Moral Education in Greater China [The Routledge Series on Life and Values Education in a Changing World] (Co-edited with Professor John Lee and Dr Stephen Yip) and An investigation of Buddhist Life Education in Hong Kong [CUHK Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism - Studies of Humanistic Buddhism in East and Southeast Asian Series] (Co-authored with Dr Fung Shu Fun).
Raymond welcomes project collaboration and thesis/research project supervision. His current academic interests are:
Raymond earned his Doctor of Education from the University of Bristol. He previously studied at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, holding a Bachelor and a Master’s degree. He also holds a Qualified Teacher Status in Hong Kong.
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Dr Kong Suet Yee Suria
Senior Lecturer II
Dr. Suria Kong (Ph.D.) is concurrently Senior Lecturer II of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education and Human Development at the Education University of Hong Kong and Adjunct Assistant Professor of the Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to the current appointments, she had served the Education Bureau for school-based curriculum development for 11 years and the Hong Kong Institute of Education for teacher education for another 6 years. Suria started her teaching career as a frontline teacher in both primary and secondary settings.
Dr. Kong is a versatile educator with diverse expertise ranging from health education, environmental education, STEM education, experiential learning to school leadership. Suria’s Ph.D. (HKU) research was on early adolescent health literacy and health promoting school while her M.Sc. (CUHK) research was for whole-school approach and implementation of health promoting school. She obtained her B.Sc. (HKU) in Environmental Science with the award of “Vice-Chancellor’s Outstanding Graduate, ILOP”. Suria is enthusiastic to share her broad experience in teacher coaching, innovative ideas in curriculum development and passion in promoting student health with the community.
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Dr LAM Bick Har
Dr LAM Bick-har is an Associate Professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and a research fellow of the Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change. Her research interests include teaching innovations, teacher knowledge, and teacher professional development. Dr Lam is the author of Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom (2011, 2013), and Young People’s Visions of the World (2010). She has been awarded a number of research grants and teaching development grants since 2006, resulting in publications in international peer-reviewed journals, books and book chapters. Dr Lam is editor-in-chief of an international refereed journal in curriculum and teaching. One of her main research interests is teaching innovation, and she has compiled research-based materials online and made them freely available via ‘Active Classroom’ (http://www.ied.edu.hk/aclass/). In 2010, she won the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2012, she won the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching. In 2011, she was nominated by the university for the Inaugural University Grants Committee Teaching Award and turned out to be one of the six finalists. Dr. Lam is currently an advisor of the Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development (ILEAD) for the regional teaching award of China; she is a visiting research scholar of the National Institute of Education of Singapore. She also serves as curriculum consultant for a number of local and international schools in Hong Kong.
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Professor LEE Chi Kin John
Vice President (Academic)
Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Director of Centre for Religious and Spirituality Education
Co-Director (Research) of Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Professor John C. K. Lee, JP is the Vice President (Academic) and Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at EdUHK. Prior to joining EdUHK, Professor Lee was Dean of Education, Professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of the Centre for University and School Partnership, and a Fellow of United College and Morningside College at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Professor Lee participates actively in education and social services in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas. He served as a board member of Geography Teaching Research Association, Educational Association of China, and the China Association of Higher Education, respectively, in addition to holding numerous visiting/guest/adjunct professorships at universities overseas and in Mainland China. He is conferred the Changjiang Chair Professorship by the Ministry of Education in the Mainland China.
Professor Lee is Regional Editor (Asia-Pacific) of Educational Research and Evaluation and Executive Editor of Teachers and Teaching. He is also an editorial board member and an advisory editor of many local, regional and international journals. As a prolific writer, Professor Lee has edited and written more than 25 books and published over 100 journal articles and book chapters.
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Professor LIM Cher Ping
Associate Dean (International Engagement) / Faculty of Education and Human Development
Chair Professor of Learning Technologies and Innovation
LIM Cher Ping is a Chair Professor of Learning Technologies and Innovation at The Education University of Hong Kong and the Editor-in-Chief of The Internet and Higher Education. He was a Professor of Education, Director of International Partnerships and Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre of Excellence for Teacher Education and Innovations in Western Australia before moving to Hong Kong in July 2010. Over the last two decades, he has engaged major education stakeholders at the national and international levels UNESCO, Asia Development Bank, Microsoft, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Sampoerna Foundation, and government agencies- as his research and development partners to take up the opportunities of digital technologies for the enhancement of education quality and equity.
Research Chair Professor
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Professor Looi Chee Kit
Research Chair Professor
Professor Looi is a Fellow of the International Society of Learning Sciences, and a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education. During his stint at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, he was the founding Head of the Learning Sciences Lab, the first research centre devoted to the study of the sciences of learning in the Asia-Pacific region. He served as the President of the Global Chinese Society of Computers in Education from 2017 to 2019.
Professor Looi received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK. He has published more than 120 international journal papers, about 50 books or book chapters, and 160 refereed international conference papers. Professor Looi has given more than 90 keynotes, plenary, and invited talks at international conferences and institutions. His research has been translated into high impact on educational practices. His work on rapid collaborative learning was cited in the 2010 US National Educational Technology Plan as a key example of technology-enabled innovation of significant practical impact.
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Dr NG Cheuk Wing Margaret
Senior Lecturer II
Dr NG Cheuk Wing, Margaret received her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Bristol, U.K., following the completion of Master of Education (with Honours) from the University of Western Australia, and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Alberta, Canada. She obtained her teaching qualification from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr NG is currently a Senior Lecturer II in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Before joining the Department, she worked as the Assistant Project Manager (Curriculum Development) of the ‘Centre for Research in Interdisciplinary and Liberal Studies’ at the HKIEd. Dr NG is actively involved in school-based management that she has been a school manager of seven primary and secondary schools and a member of the Primary, Secondary and Continuing Education Committee of the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong since July 2006.
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Dr NG Tsui San Teresa
Assistant Professor of Teaching
Dr Teresa Tsui San NG is an Assistant Professor of Teaching of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong and currently the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Creative Education Practitioners Organization (HKCEO). After graduated from the University of York (UK) in Psychology, she received her Ph.D. in Creativity Studies. She was appointed by the Department as the M.Ed. Coordinator of the specialization on “Curriculum and Innovative Teaching”. She has extensive experience in conducting academic research in the areas on Creativity Enhancement and Assessment, Creativity in Teacher Education, Creative Teaching Strategies in Diversified Classroom, and Drama-in-Education. Her teaching specialization lies on Creativity Studies and Classroom Management, and she was the recipient of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2012) and the Departmental Outstanding Teaching Performance Certificate of Recognition (2012-2016). In the past 12 years, she has endeavored to make valuable contributions in conducting scientific research on creativity and drama education, and in cultivating innovative teaching practices within the local, regional, and international areas.
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Professor TSUI Kwok Tung
Acting Dean / Faculty of Education and Human Development
Prof TSUI Kwok Tung is currently a Professor (Practice) of Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Education and Human Development at The Education University of Hong Kong. He has intensive experience in teacher education, consultancy and training in local and internal contexts. He had been appointed by the World Bank as International Consultant for nation-wide projects in Vietnam in 2000 and 2008. Recently Prof Tsui finished several consultancy work for the UNESCO Bangkok in 2014 and 2015. Locally over the last decade he has been commissioned by the Education Bureau for leading an expert team to train local primary school curriculum leaders. Over the past two decades Prof Tsui has been actively engaged in teacher education and profession community and was appointed by the Education Bureau to sit on various work groups, advisory groups and committees in different capacities.
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Dr WAN Zhihong
WAN Zhihong is an Associate Professor at The Education University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wan obtained his PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong. Before starting his research in science education, he had taught middle school science for 5 years. Cultivating STEM talent is a long-standing research interest of Dr. Wan with an emphasis on interdisciplinary STEM learning. Extensive topics about STEM education have been investigated in his projects, including the relationship between STEM learning and STEM career aspiration, the impacts of designed-based STEM learning, understanding the integration in STEM, and cultivating students with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) through STEM robotics. Recently, he is conducting a PPR (Public Policy Research) project to investigate STEM majors’ intention to work in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. A series of STEM robotics textbooks have been published. He is the EES (Education for Environmental Studies) theme coordinator of the CEES (Centre for Education in Environmental Sustainability). He once served as the Secretary of East-Asian Association for Science Education and is now serving as the Chair of the sub-committee of STEM Education &Thinking of the Association of Teaching for Thinking. His research works have been widely published in top international journals, including Computer & Education, Science Education, Studies in Science Education, International Journal of Science Education, Thinking Skills & Creativity, and etc.
Design-based STEM learning
Attitude towards STEM
STEM career aspiration
STEM robotics for students with ADHD
Nature of Science
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Dr Yang Lan
YANG Lan is Assistant Professor of Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, she worked as post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Education at HKIEd. She obtained her PhD from The University of Hong Kong in 2012. She was the recipient of the Global SELF (Self-concept Enhancement and Learning Facilitation) Research Network Highly Commended PhD Award (2013) based on her PhD research on a longitudinal intervention to enhance academic self-concept and academic achievement among Chinese students. Her research interests include self-concept, achievement emotions, student motivation, and positive youth development. Up to now, she has served as the Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PI, and Co-I in a series of research projects on these important research topics, contributing to advances in theory and practice.
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Dr YANG Min
Dr Min Yang is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Apart from teaching undergraduate and Master’s courses on assessment for learning, curriculum and assessment, and research methods in education, Dr Yang also supervises doctoral students in related areas. An active researcher in the field of higher education, Dr Yang’s research has been published in international journals.
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Dr Yip Tak Ping Terry
Senior Lecturer II
Dr Terry YIP is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Education University of Hong Kong. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Chinese Language and Literature from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and holds a PhD in Classical Chinese from the Beijing Normal University. He is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP).
Before joining Education University of Hong Kong, Dr Yip taught at Chinese University of Hong Kong for 10 years. Besides teaching, he serves as a director of two charities in Hong Kong and writes for several newspapers. In recent years, he published more than 20 books, one of which received a Publication Award in Language Learning at the 2nd Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards. His publication covers the areas of Chinese literature, Chinese history, religious studies, intangible cultural heritage and museum studies. He has also successfully launched more than 10 research and development projects with external competitive research grants in the capacity of Principal Investigator.
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Dr YUN Pui Ho Patrick
Senior Lecturer I
Dr Patrick Yun is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong. He obtained his MBA at the University of Dundee in the United Kingdom, and his MA and MSc in Information Systems and IT in Education at the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong. Patrick received the Outstanding Academic Performance Award for his PGDE (PVE) studies at The Education University of Hong Kong and later received a scholarship and obtained his PhD in Social Sciences (Education) at the Cardiff University in the United Kingdom.
Patrick has been teaching in different higher education institutions in Hong Kong and in the United Kingdom and he has been awarded several teaching performance prizes to acknowledge his continuous efforts in pursuing teaching excellence and educational leadership. Patrick has broad teaching and training interests and experience and he has been teaching different levels of higher and vocational education programmes and courses which include Information Systems and e-Learning, Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Economics, Accounting and Finance, Sociology, and Professional and Vocational Education.
Patrick has also instructed and supervised different leadership training and capacity building programmes in various local voluntary organisations and education institutions, and broadcasted in radio. He was also a school manager in the school management board of a local primary school in Hong Kong.
Dr YUNG Wai Ho Kevin
Dr Kevin Yung is an Associate Professor at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He is currently the Chairperson of the Departmental Research and Higher Degrees Committee. Kevin received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Hong Kong with a focus on senior secondary students’ second language selves in shadow education, i.e. private supplementary tutoring. Prior to joining the Education University of Hong Kong, he was a Lecturer at the Centre for Applied English Studies at the University of Hong Kong, where he was awarded an M.A. in Applied Linguistics with overall Distinction and taught English for academic and specific purposes.
Actively serving the community, Kevin has been involved in assessment work for various units of the HKSAR Government. He is a trainer for English language teachers in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He had also hosted a radio programme English in News at RTHK for six years. In research, Kevin is interested in the washback of shadow education and high-stakes assessment in the secondary school curriculum. He has recently completed an ECS project funded by the Research Grants Council exploring senior secondary school students’ agency in learning English in shadow education. He is currently leading a GRF project investigating underprivileged secondary students’ English learning motivation in fee-free supplementary tutoring.
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Dr ZHAN Ying
Zhan Ying is assistant professor at The Education University of Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD from The University of Hong Kong. She has more than five-year teaching experience at tertiary level and obtained a number of teaching awards such as distinguished young teacher, best supervisor of undergraduates, and teaching excellence.
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Dr ZHANG Yuefeng Ellen
Assistant Professor of Teaching
ZHANG Yuefeng is currently an Assistant Professor of Teaching of Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Education University of Hong Kong, Vice President of Hong Kong Society of Small Class Teaching, and a Council member of The World Association of Lesson Study. Her main research interests and publications focus on effective learning and teaching, teacher professional development and school leadership. She has led many school-support projects which aimed to enhance teaching and learning, promote teacher professional development and develop schools, such as Learning Study projects, learning circles of cooperative learning, and professional learning communities of teachers. She has conducted workshops on effective teaching and learning to principals and teachers in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Austria.
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Dr. Zhao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Education University of Hong Kong. She received a bachelor’s degree from Beijing Normal University and a PhD from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Education University of Hong Kong in 2008, she taught at the School of Education, Beijing Normal University.
She has won research grants from the Beijing Municipal Education Commission, the UNICEF, and the General Research Fund (GRF) of the Research Grants Council (RGC) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. She is currently a co-investigator in a most recent research project funded by the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Policy and Innovation Coordination Office (PICO), Working in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area: Hong Kong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Undergraduates’ Intention and Concerns.
She currently serves as an editor of Cogent Education, and also on the editorial boards of Gender and Education and Chinese Education and Society. In December 2021, she was invited to join the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Religious Education.
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Dr CAO Yuan
Dr MENDOZA Norman Biliwang
Norman Mendoza earned his PhD in Educational Psychology and Assessment at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the Education University of Hong Kong.
His research is focused on the psychosocial mechanisms that influence students’ self-directed learning practices and the adaptive school outcomes such practices predict. To this end, he integrates psychological and educational theories in conceptualising quantitative studies and designing interventions for students and pre-/in-service teachers.
He is also the co-founder of a non-profit youth organization in the Philippines (i.e., LifeRisksPH) which is registered in the country's National Youth Commission. The organization is focused on youth well-being and mental health. He is also engaged in research surrounding well-being across populations.
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Dr YEH Fang Yin
YEH Fang-Yin obtained her Bachelor's degree from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas, and a PhD in English Language Education at the University of Hong Kong.
Her research interest, rooted in her PhD work, focuses on the English language policy and curriculum development in East Asian formal schooling. Postdoctoral research focuses on the professional development of early career teachers.
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Dr Zhang Lexuan
Le-Xuan Zhang is a Post-doc Fellow in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). She received her doctoral degree in the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts at EdUHK and worked as a research assistant for two years there. Before that, Le-Xuan received her master's degree in Boston Conservatory and had six years of teaching experience in China and the USA, as a K-12 IB teacher, curriculum designer, music teacher, and choral director. She is a member of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) and has presented several times at ISME-related conferences and China National Music Education Conferences. Regarding publication, Le-Xuan has edited a pedagogical book for China school music teachers and has developed articles related to music curricula internationally.
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Dr CHAN Kam Wing Paul
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Professor David CONIAM
Dr KING Ronnel Bornasal
Adjunct Associate Professor
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Dr LAM Tak Shing John
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Professor LAW Hau Fai Edmond
Dr LEUNG Wai Lun Anthony
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ngai-Ying Wong B.A., M.Phil., PGCE, Ph.D. (HKU), M.A.(Ed.) (CUHK). Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong before retirement in 2014. Founding president, Hong Kong Association for Mathematics Education. Research interests include mathematics education, curriculum reform, classroom environment, student activities, Confucian Heritage Culture learner’s phenomenon, research methodologies.
Ms BOZYMBEKOVA Kuralay
Kuralay Bozymbekova is a PhD student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Kuralay obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Birmingham in the UK and her Master’s degree specializing in Peace and Global Governance from Kyung Hee University in South Korea. Prior to joining EdUHK, she was an instructor at the Graduate School of Education of Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan. She is currently pursuing her PhD sponsored by the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme under the supervision of Prof. John LEE Chi Kin.
Ms Cao Yahui
Yahui (Jessie) Cao is an Ed.D student at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in EdUHK since 2020. Though she had been pursuing to be a successful dancer in her Bachelor’s degree study at the Capital University of Physical Education And Sports in mainland China, it was finally the study of education that became her beloved academic area, after she earned a Master of Education degree with an extraordinarily high GPA from Thompson Rivers University in Canada. Now, in her doctoral programme, she is dedicated to delivering in-depth research outputs in the field of self-regulated learning under the supervision of Dr. XU Hui Xuan.
Mr CHAN Ki
CHAN Ki has a strong interest in the study of civic education and is furthering his studies as a PhD student in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of The Education University of Hong Kong. He is focusing on issues of civic education in the context of Hong Kong ethnic minority students using a mixed method approach. He hopes to gain a broader educational perspective and prepare him for a teaching and research career with an academic institution in order to promote civic education that is essential for preparing students for shared democratic life in the technological age.
Ms CHEN Shan Shan
CHEN Shanshan joined the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as an EdD student in Aug. 2015. Prior to studying on the doctoral programme in the area of curriculum studies, she majored in English Language and Literature for her Bachelor and Master’s degree and became a university English teacher in mainland China. Her doctoral study focuses on curriculum studies, especially English curriculum studies. She is also interested in English teaching methodology.
Mr CHENG Jiahui
Cheng Jiahui is currently an EdD student of Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Prior to studying for his doctoral degree at the Curriculum Studies, Cheng Jiahui received his undergraduate degree in English education from Mainland China and his master's degree in education from the Education University of Hong Kong. He has obtained the qualification certificate of college English teacher in Mainland China and the qualification certificate of international Chinese teacher, and has many years of teaching and research experience in colleges in Mainland China. His doctoral field is learning motivation, specialized in intrinsic motivation, and he is also interested in SDT (self-determination theory) and Connectivism Learning Theory.
Connectivism Learning Theory
Ms FANG Xiaoxuan
Fang Xiaoxuan is an EdD student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction from EdUHK. She obtained a Master of Education degree in Educational Management and Leadership, and Curriculum, Teaching, Assessment from EdUHK. Her research interests lie in the areas of motivation, digital learning, and mathematics education. It is inspired by recent research on technology-enhanced learning in mathematics education. She is also interested in writing mathematical stories and passionate about mathematics reading, which aims to make students enjoy learning mathematics when they are reading.
Ms FRONDOZO Cherry Eron
Cherry Frondozo is a Ph.D. student from the Philippines. She obtained her Masters degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from University of Trento in Italy, and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Prior to being a Ph.D. student, she worked as a research assistant in EdUHK and was a research coordinator for a graduate school in the Philippines. She has nine years cumulative research experience working in psychology research labs and engaging in research consultancy work. Her research interests include the emotional regulation of academic emotions, and its impact on engagement and learning outcomes.
Ms GAO Juan
GAO Juan has joined the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as an Ed.D student since 2021. Prior to studying on the doctoral program in the area of curriculum study, she obtained her first Master’s degree in Educational Measurement and Assessment in mainland China. Then she obtained her second Master’s degree in Positive Psychology from The Education University of Hong Kong. Currently, she is pursuing her doctoral program under the supervision of Dr. Yang Lan. Her doctoral study focuses on feedback and formative assessment from the perspective of psychology.
Mr GU Minjie
GU Minjie has joined the department of curriculum and instruction as an Ed.D student since 2019. With the biological science education knowledge he had learned after he obtained the Bachelor’s degree in biological science education and Master of Education degree, he showed strong interest in STEM education Applied in secondary school biological class. He hopes to find an effective way to improve secondary school students’ scientific inquiry ability through applying STEM education in biological experimental class. Currently, he is pursuing his Ed.D under the supervision of Dr. YANG Min.
Ms GUO Wuyuan
Guo Wu Yuan joined the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as a PhD student in September 2017. Prior to studying on the doctoral programme in the area of educational assessment, she majored in Applied Psychology for her Bachelor and Master’s degree and became a registered psychological counsellor in Mainland China. Her doctoral study focuses on educational assessment, mainly from the perspective of psychology. She is also interested in the Rasch model and Item Response Theory.
Mr HAW Joseph Yap
Joseph Haw is an EdD student under the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science specializing in Information Technology. He is an ordained priest, and has a Master’s degree in Theology. He has been working in an integrated basic education School in the Philippines for seven years as School President prior to his admission to EduHK EdD program. As administrator, he focused on teacher and learner well-being, teacher formation, curriculum design, and organizational development.
Ms HU Die
HU Die Amy joined the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as an EdD student in August 2018. Amy obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Shanghai Normal University and her Master’s degree specializing in Social Science Education in EdUHK. Her doctoral study focuses on political education. She is working for the Communist Youth League of a college in Mainland China. Her studies in Hong Kong sponsored by the government of Mainland China.
Ms HU Qingya
Hu Qingya is an Ed.D student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She obtained her Master of Education degree with distinction in Business education and human resources development at the Education University of Hong Kong. She was listed in Dean’s Honor List by Graduate School of EdUHK in 2019-2020. She hopes to find an effective method to improve experiential learning in secondary school. Currently, she is pursing her Ed.D (Curriculum Studies) under the supervision of Dr.YUN Pui Ho Patrick.
Mr HUA Bin
Hua Bin joined the department of curriculum and instruction as an EdD student in September 2021. Before pursuing his doctoral journey, Hua Bin had been tutoring English (mainly TOEFL, SAT, ACT) for ten years in Beijing, including six years of running his own tutorial center. He majored in English for his bachelor in 2008 and applied linguistics for his master in 2011. His doctoral study focuses on English private tutors' professional development.
Mr LIN Wenkai
Ms MO Ting
Mo Ting joined the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as a EdD student in September 2020. Prior to studying on the doctoral programme in the area of curriculum study, she majored in Teaching focusing on Curriculum Development and got Distinction for her Master’s degree in The Education University of Hong Kong. Her doctoral study focuses on Curriculum Study, mainly from the perspective of teaching strategy. She is also interested in the motivation and social-interdependence theory.
Ms NGUYEN Ngoc Ninh
Ninh Nguyen is a PhD student at the Faculty of Education and Human Development. She received her BA from Vietnam National University in Vietnam, and her MA from La Trobe University in Australia. Before being part of EdUHK, Ninh has worked as a lecturer of Translation and Interpretation at Vietnam National University and an education consultant for the World Bank Group in Vietnam. Her work experience involves training young would-be translators, professional development for EFL teachers, and policy advice in higher education. Ninh's current research project focuses on quality of higher education. In her non-academic life, Ninh loves art and craft, enjoys reading and swimming.
Ms QU Jingru
Qu Jingru is an Ed.D student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Ideological and political education from the Central China Normal University in Mainland of China and her Master of Education degree specializing in Curriculum, Teaching, and Assessment at the Education University of Hong Kong. She was listed in Dean’s Honor List by the Graduate School of EdUHK in 2017 and 2018. Currently, she is pursuing her Ed.D (Curriculum Studies) under the supervision of Dr. FOK Ping Kwan.
Ms SHI Lan
Ms. SHI Lan is a Ed.D student in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language from Hebei Normal University and her Mastter Management degree from Beihang University in Mainland of China. SHI Lan spent 9 years as a Chinese teacher and a deputy director of Admin & Personnel Department in a secondary school in Shanghai. She current research project focuses on metacognitive teaching.
Ms SHI Yaqing
SHI Yaqing is a PHD student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Yaqing obtained her Master’s degree in University College London (UCL), majoring in Comparative Education, and her research focus was about the comparative analysis of internationalization of higher education. Prior to studying on the doctoral programme in the area of shadow education in EdUHK, she was an IELTS teacher in the New Oriental Company and also had internship teaching experience in foreign language schools.
Ms SUN Yi
Yi Sun is an EdD student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Prior to studying on the doctoral programme, Yi Sun obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and her Master’s degree specializing in English Language Education with Distinction. Yi Sun is also a researcher at the Center of Polar Issues Studies at South China Business College Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in China. Her doctoral study focuses on L2 learning motivation, mainly from the perspective of the theory named L2 motivational self system.
Ms XIONG Yuhan
Xiong Yuhan is a Ph.D. student under the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2021. Yuhan got her Master’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in the USA, majored in Educational Leadership. She also received a dual tile Master's degree in Comparative and International Studies from PSU. Currently, her research interests are higher education, educational technology, and educational assessment.
Mr YANG Yongle Eric
Mr. Eric Yang is an EdD student of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, he obtained his BEng. from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, and MSc. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has 10 years experiences working in international schools in mainland China as Math teacher as well as various academic leadership role. He is currently pursuing EdD under supervision of Dr. Yan Zi.
Ms ZENG Chun
Ms. Zeng Chun is a PhD student in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She has been teaching English major students for more than 6 years at a mainland university. She currently has a research interest in parental involvement, early English learning, and shadow education.
Ms ZHU Jinyu
Zhu Jinyu has joined the department of curriculum and instruction as an Ed.D student since 2020. Before studying on the doctoral programme in the area of educational assessment, she has obtained the Bachelor’s degree in English and Master of Education degree in Mainland China. She currently shows strong interest in the application of formative assessment in English class.
Ms ZOU Fengmei
Zou Fengmei is an EdD student at the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She completed her Master’s degree with specialization in Educational Studies from the Education University of Hong Kong. Previously, she was engaged in a research project related to teachers’ knowledge and practices on Self-regulated Learning in Mainland China. In her doctoral program, she is focusing on studying about Self-regulated Learning and its application in primary schools.
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