Research Expertise

Research Expertise

EPL has an energetic team of academic staff with diverse research interests and rich professional background in the field of education.

Research Expertise

Staff Research Areas
Dr. Bhowmik Miron Kumar

Diversity, equity and inclusion in education, ‘out of school’ / dropout / school failure issues, ethnic minority education, inclusive leadership, critical discourse, ICT in education, and acculturative stress and coping behaviour

Dr. Bryant Darren Anthony

Educational reform, leadership preparation, middle leadership, and leadership in international schools

Dr. Chan Tsan Ming Kenneth

Extra-curricular activities, privatisation and educational service, juvenile delinquency and student discipline, and team building in school

Prof. Cheng Yin Cheong

Education reform, paradigm shift in education, internationalisation of higher education, leadership, teacher education and development, school autonomy, and 21st century learning 

Dr. Chen Junjun

Educational beliefs on teaching, learning, and assessment, teacher effectiveness and development, teacher emotions, and structural equation modeling

Dr. Choi Tae Hee

Analysis of policies and reforms, implementation of policies and reforms, evaluation of reforms, teacher development in reform context, English language education or language-in-education

Mr. Chong Yiu Kwong

Education law, human rights, human rights education, rule of law, and rule of law education

Prof. Halse Christine Margaret

The sociology of intercultural relations, ethnic minorities, international students, and exclusion in schools, international and multicultural education, and students’ and teachers’ intercultural learning

Dr. Ho Chun Sing Maxwell

Middle leadership, teacher professional development, entrepreneurial behaviour, business and personal financial education, and entrepreneurship education

Mr. Hui Hon Wing

Education Policy, school management and leadership, education and politics, IT in education, vocational education, and subject teaching on Chinese language and liberal studies

Dr. Hui Wai Tin

Education policy, education administration, and school leadership

Dr. Keung Pui Chi Chrysa

Educational inequality, sociology of education, early childhood education, play-based learning, child and family studies

Dr. Jang Sung Tae

Intersectionality, educational equity, social justice leadership, school finance, and educational outcomes and experiences in low-income ethnically and linguistically diverse communities

Dr. Ko Yue On James

Educational effectiveness, educational leadership and educational management, teacher education, learning assessment, psycholinguistics, TESOL, IT in education, learning disabilities, mixed methods methodology, data visualisation, and learner analytics

Dr. Lee Hui Lin Daphnee

Teacher professional identity, professional learning communities, professionalism, sociology of education, political economy and broader context of education

Dr. Lee Tai Hoi Theodore

Teacher development and leadership, inquiry learning, and assessment for learning

Dr. Lee Tze Lok Trevor

Stratification, youth studies, education policy, and research methodology

Dr. Leung Yan Wing

Civic education, national education, human rights education, personal and social education, educational policy, values and moral education

Dr. Lo Wai Yin

Education and development, interface analysis of educational projects, educational knowledge building in Hong Kong and China

Dr. Lu Jiafang

School management team, simulation-based training, work-life role interaction, cooperation and competition in leadership, teamwork and conflict management, and affect at work

Dr. Muller, G. Chris

International mindedness, global citizenship, and international education.

Dr. Ngai Siu Keung George

Social contexts of educational policy, macro-sociocultural contexts of education, micro-sociocultural contexts of education

Dr. Poon Yu Hin

Sociology of education, educational policy and equality, identity studies, and school ethnography

Dr. Qian Haiyan

Educational Leadership, cultural influence on school leadership, education and development, qualitative methods

Dr. Quong Terrence Edward

School leadership, strategic planning, evidence based practice in schools

Dr. Szeto Sing Ying Elson

Education policy, innovation in teaching and learning, and integration of technology in teaching

Dr. Tang Hei Hang Hayes

Sociology of education (especially education and society in East Asia), higher education, youth entrepreneurship, education governance in the age of citizen activism, democratisation and education, alignment between higher education and work/professions, academic entrepreneurialism, scholarship of application, knowledge exchange/ transfer and 'service university', nationalism and internationalism in education, Hong Kong higher education policies, academic professions in Hong Kong and South Korea, and Hong Kong post-90s generation

Dr. Tang Yee Fan Sylvia

Field Experience, mentoring, teacher assessment, teacher professional development

Prof. Walker Allan David

Educational leadership, comparative educational leadership, curriculum leadership, leader development, education & development, school effectiveness and school improvement, school organisation and educational administration, education and politics, qualitative methods

Dr. Wong Koon Lin Linnie

Diversity and minority education, refugee education, teacher education, citizenship education, moral and servant leadership, teacher leadership

Mr. Wong Wai Hung

Experimental learning, life and death education, and moral education

Dr. Yu Huen

School management, principal leadership, middle management, vice-principal leadership, school-based management, learning organisation, and educational change

Dr. Yu Wai Bing

Professional development of school teachers, school improvement, educational reform and policy, action research

Dr. Yuen Wai Kwan Gail

Early childhood education and care policy, advocacy, and teacher development

Dr. Yuen Wai Wa Timothy

Political and civic education, social analysis of education policies, and gender matters in education