Prof YU Wai Mui Christina
Professor Christina Yu Wai-mui is currently Professor (Practice) of the Social Sciences Department and Warden of the Grantham Hall at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). She completed her BEd (Business Studies) and MA (Educational Management) degrees in UK. She further completed her PhD Study in Australia.
Professor Yu has been developing business-related programmes and courses in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She co-led the undergraduate common core curriculum review and the internationalization of curriculum in her capacity of being the Associate Vice President (Student Learning) from 2017-2020. Her major teaching areas are pedagogical content knowledge and contemporary issues in business-related disciplines including entrepreneurship, personal finance, workforce competence and organizational performance management. Her teaching focuses on stimulating students' active learning and knowledge transfer in the real context through the use of blended learning.
Professor Yu's research and publication cover a wide range of areas including competence development, pedagogical strategies, business education, entrepreneurship education, personal finance education, gender in education, field experience and career education. She successfully led the projects on 'Using E-Portfolio in Advancing Field Experience Learning’,'School-University-Reaching-Enterprises Partnership Project (SURE)’,‘Development of the Hong Kong Financial Competency Framework 1.0 & 2.0’ and ‘Adapting the FoolProof Curriculum to promote Personal Finance Education in the Hong Kong Community’. Currently, she is advocating a new consumer and financial education via E-learning.
Prof Yu received the Certificate of Merit of the Distinguished Teacher's Award in 2003-2004, the Certificate of Merit of the Scholarship of Teaching Award in 2009-10, the President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching (Team Award) and a nomination of UGC Teaching Award in 2017-18, and Outstanding Performance in Administrative Services (Team Award) in 2019-20 at EdUHK. On behalf of EdUHK, Prof Yu and the team won the Financial Education Champion and Quality Award 2021 from the Hong Kong Investor and Financial Education Council.