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Ewan Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education and Human Development at the Education University of Hong Kong. He is also a Research Fellow at the Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change. He holds a PhD in the Sociology of Education from the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. His primary research interests are based around the proliferation of international schooling in East Asia. He has been principal investigator for research projects commissioned by the University Grants Committee (Early Career Scheme) in Hong Kong, International Baccalaureate and Round Square. His research has been published in well-regarded journals such as British Journal of Sociology of Education, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, Globalisation, Societies and Education, Higher Education, and Studies in Higher Education.

Research interests

  • International Schools
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Globalisation and education
  • University preparation and admission
  • Inequality in education and social reproduction

Teaching Interests

  • International Perspectives on Educational Reform
  • Sociology of Education
  • International Education
  • Equity and Social Justice
  • Globalisation and Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods

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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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