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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. The journal has been ranked by SJR as the top E-learning journal and ranked by the Journal Citation Reports of Clarivate Analytics as the top 15 Education and Education Research journal for six consecutive years (2015-2020). After his graduate school in the University of Bristol, he was first an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor of Learning Science and Technologies at the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). He then moved to Edith Cowan University in Australia as an Associate Professor and then promoted to a Professor of Education, Director of International Partnerships and Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre of Excellence for Teacher Education and Innovations before moving to Hong Kong in late 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, Putera Sampoerna Foundation, International Development Research Centre, HEAD Foundation, Education Commission and government agencies - as his research and development partners to take up the opportunities of digital technologies for the enhancement of education equity, quality and efficiency.

Research interests

  • Digital learning for development - Enhancing equity, quality and efficiency in the education sector
  • Teacher professional development at scale
  • Blended and online teaching and learning in higher education
  • Quality assurance of blended and online teaching and learning in higher education
  • ICT Competency framework and standards for the education workforce (policymakers, leaders, teachers, and support staff)
  • Education innovation and its sustainability and scalability in education ecological systems
  • Empowerment of the education workforce to transform existing practices and change conditions
  • Supporting the learning of students from vulnerable and marginalised groups

External Appointments

2015 onwards The Internet and Higher Education - Editor-in-Chief

2015 onwards Educational Technology Research and Development - Consulting Editor

2009 onwards Asia Pacific Education Review - Associate Editor

2009 onwards Australian Journal of Teacher Education - Consulting Editor

2006 onwards Education Media International - Editorial Board Member

2005 onwards Computers & Education - Advisory Editor

2004 onwards Learning Media and Technology - Editorial Board Member

2003 onwards Journal of Technology and Teacher Education - Editorial Review Board Member

2018 onwards Advisory Board Member - Teacher Professional Development at Scale

2018 onwards Visiting Professor - UNESCO International Centre for Higher Education Innovation

2021 onwards Visiting Professor - Tsinghua University

Professional information

Scopus ID: 7403654089

ORCID: 0000-0002-4797-1870

ResearcherID: O-6068-2016

Teaching Interests

Evaluation of Pedagogical Innovations

Curriculum and Assessment

Blended and Online Teaching and Learning

Global Citizenship and Core 21st Century Competencies

Sociocultural-historical Theories in Education and Education Research

Emerging Technologies and its Impacts of Equity, Quality and Efficiency in the Education Sector

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


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