About Us

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

We draw on a number of rich intellectual foundations to inform our focus areas - leadership, education policy, and teacher and school development. 

Our teaching and academic expertise covers a variety of disciplines. It includes sociology of education; psychology; politics; policy studies; teacher development and professionalization; comparative education; school leadership and management; educational change and innovation; citizenship; moral and values education; and education law. It also cuts across various levels of education, such as early childhood education; primary and secondary education; higher education; vocational education; and international education. 

In addition to direct department work, EPL colleagues contribute significantly to the leadership, research and development activities of several other units.

Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change (APCLC)



The APCLC stresses the importance of leadership and leadership development for achieving sustainable change in school systems. It builds on a strong regional foundation of leadership development by contributing new research grounded in the region. It also creates and transforms knowledge gained from research into practical tools.