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19952019
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Professor Christine Halse is Chair Professor of Intercultural Education and Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Students) in the Faculty of Education and Human Development. Her research focuses on the sociology of intercultural relations in the lives of young people, teachers and schools, and the implications for educational policy, curriculum and practice. This work has examined the experiences of ethnic minorities, how social and racial relations work in schools, and effective strategies for intercultural learning and internationalizing schools. She has also published extensively on doctoral education, doctoral supervision and research ethics.

She has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications (five books) that have been translated into Portuguese, Japanese and French; delivered more 50 Keynote and Invited Addresses at major local, national and international conferences; and won 40 major competitive national and international research grants (30 as PI) valued in excess of HK$168 million and involving research and research collaborations across Australia and Asia.

She is passionate about quality doctoral education. She is in high demand as a PhD/EdD supervisor and has successfully supervised nearly 40 PhD/EdD students. She has received multiple university and national awards for her doctoral teaching and research mentoring, including the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Australia) citation for her Leadership in Student Learning Doctoral Education.

A priority through-out her career has been strategic research leadership and mentoring to build the capacity of the next generation of education scholars. Her contributions in their area has been internationally recognised. She was the President of the Asia Pacific Education Research Association (APERA) (2013/14), President of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) (2011/12), a member of the Hong Kong Education Panel for the Research Assessment Exercise (2014), and is an Expert on the Research Ethics Panel of the European Commission (since 2010).

 

Areas of expertise:

The sociology of intercultural relations

Students and teachers’ intercultural learning

Ethnic minorities, international students, and exclusion in schools

International and multicultural education

Doctoral education

Research ethics policy and practice

Research interests

The sociology of intercultural relations

Students and teachers’ intercultural learning

Ethnic minorities, international students, and exclusion in schools

International and multicultural education

Doctoral education

Research ethics policy and practice

Professional information

ORCID: 0000-0003-3902-8177

Scopus ID: 55972670300

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Anorexia Nervosa Medicine & Life Sciences
Anorexia Medicine & Life Sciences
teacher Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
anorexia Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
literacy Social Sciences

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Research Outputs 1995 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)
speaking
Hong Kong
deficit
minority
experience

Challenges for interethnic relations, language, and educational equity in Asia

HALSE, C. M., 2019, Education, ethnicity and equity in the multilingual Asian context. GUBE, J. & GAO, F. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 275-284

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ethnic relations
national minority
equity
language
language education
Hong Kong
Learning
Students
Social Class
Climate

Interrogating the promise of a whole-school approach to intercultural education: An Australian investigation

OHI, S., O’MARA, J., ARBER, R., HARTUNG, C., SHAW, G. & HALSE, C. M., Mar 2019, In : European Educational Research Journal. 18, 2, p. 234-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intercultural education
school
teacher
everyday experience
cultural theory

A systematized review of research into/on Asia literacy in schools

HALSE, C. M. & CAIRNS, R., 2018, Asia literacy in a global world: An Australian perspective. SOONG, H. & COMINOS, N. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 9-23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

literacy
school
curriculum research
education curriculum
school education