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EdUHK Signs MOU with Quanzhou Normal University to Promote Academic Collaboration


The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) and Quanzhou Normal University (QNU) signed a partnership agreement this month to further a variety of their academic collaborations. 

Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-Leung, President of EdUHK, led a group of EdUHK representatives to visit Quanzhou and join the signing ceremony hosted by QNU. 

Under the new partnership, EdUHK and QNU will undertake scholarly exchange, research collaborations, and jointly develop teacher professional development resources. Exchange opportunities will also be explored to broaden students' horizons from the two universities.

"I am excited about the cooperation with Quanzhou Normal University,” said Professor Cheung. “QNU has educated countless teachers and education leaders that have greatly contributed to education in China and Chinese language and culture education in overseas countries. Also, EdUHK and QNU have a similar development process for teacher education. The new partnership can foster teacher education and research advancement in Quanzhou and Hong Kong."

Prof Qu welcomed and thanked the support from EdUHK. He said, "EdUHK is a leading university in Education in Asia. We look forward to future collaborations so that the teachers' teaching, learning and research capacity in the QNU can be enhanced.

Professor Cheung and Professor Qu Guangqing, the President of QNU, signed the partnership agreement. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Mr Li Chaohui, the Vice Director of Taiwan, Macao and Hongkong Work Office of the Quanzhou Municipal Committee of the CPC, and the representatives from QNU and EdUHK.

QNU representatives included:

  • Professor Huang Jiangkun, Vice President; 
  • Mr Zhuo Xingliang, Vice Director of Office of Faculty Affairs; 
  • Mr Zeng Bihui, Director of Office of Student Affairs; 
  • Prof Ke Jiaying, Vice Director of Office of Academic Affairs; 
  • Prof Chen Minhong, Director of Office of Graduate Affairs; 
  • Dr Xu Qihong, Director of Office of International Exchange and Cooperation (Office of Taiwan, Hongkong and Macao Affairs); 
  • Prof Wang Yongwei, Dean of the School of Literature and Communication; 
  • Dr Yu kunpeng, Vice Dean (Executive) of TAN SIU LIN Business School; and 
  • Dr Lei Peiliang, Dean of the School of Education Science.

EdUHK representatives included:

  • Professor Lim Cher Ping, Associate Dean (International Engagement) of the Faculty of Education and Human Development; 
  • Dr Xu Sheng Lang Simon, Director of Global Affairs; and 
  • Dr Zhan Ying, Assistant Professor of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.