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Chinese Name: 龔大胃

Variants: Coniam, D.

David Coniam is Research Chair Professor and Head of Department of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Faculty of Education and Human Development at The Education University of Hong Kong, where he is a teacher educator, working with teachers in Hong Kong primary and secondary schools. David joined the EdUHK in 2012 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he spent over 20 years in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. His main publication and research interests are in language assessment, language teaching methodology and computer assisted language learning. He led the team which developed the Language Proficiency Assessment of Teachers (English), and recently completed a UGC-funded GRF project into perceptions of what the LPATE had achieved a decade and a half after the test's inception.

 

Research interests

  • Language assessment
  • Language teaching methodology
  • Computer assisted language learning
  • Applications of IT in education
  • Academic publishing

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Research Outputs 1993 2019

English language
Hong Kong
teacher
standard language
primary school

A qualitative interpretation of the impact of the LPATE on key stakeholders

CONIAM, D., FALVEY, P. & XIAO, Y., 2018, High-stakes testing: The impact of the LPATE on English language teachers in Hong Kong. CONIAM, D. & FALVEY, P. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 371-395

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

stakeholder
interpretation
data analysis
research project

A quantitative investigation of stakeholder perceptions

CONIAM, D., FALVEY, P. & XIAO, Y., 2018, High-stakes testing: The impact of the LPATE on English language teachers in Hong Kong. CONIAM, D. & FALVEY, P. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 349-369

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

stakeholder
English language
teacher

Background to the Hong Kong education system

CONIAM, D. & FALVEY, P., 2018, High-stakes testing: The impact of the LPATE on English language teachers in Hong Kong. CONIAM, D. & FALVEY, P. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 37-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

education system
Hong Kong
education
Macao
technical innovation

Concluding comments on the benchmarking (LPATE) project: Strengths, weaknesses and constraints

FALVEY, P. & CONIAM, D., 2018, High-stakes testing: The impact of the LPATE on English language teachers in Hong Kong. CONIAM, D. & FALVEY, P. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 399-416

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

benchmarking
educational reform
Hong Kong