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Research Outputs 2007 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing diversity in early childhood development in the East Asia-Pacific

RAO, N., SUN, J., RICHARDS, B., WEBER, A. M., SINCOVICH, A., DARMSTADT, G. L. & IP, P., Feb 2019, In : Child Indicators Research. 12, 1, p. 235-254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Far East
childhood
Cambodia
Child Development
Vanuatu
4 Citations (Scopus)

Early childhood education and child development in four countries in East Asia and the Pacific

RAO, N., RICHARDS, B., SUN, J., WEBER, A. & SINCOVICH, A., 2019, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 47, p. 169-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Far East
Child Development
childhood
Education
Mongolia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maternal scaffolding strategies and early development of self-regulation in Chinese preschoolers

SUN, J. & TANG, Y., 2019, In : Early Child Development and Care. 189, 9, p. 1525-1537

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Self-Control
China
Joints
Regression Analysis
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Motor skills and executive function contribute to early achievement in East Asia and the Pacific

ZHANG, L., SUN, J., RICHARDS, B., DAVIDSON, K. & RAO, N., 2018, In : Early Education and Development. 29, 8, p. 1061-1080

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Skills
Far East
Executive Function
Mathematics
Papua New Guinea

Preschool attendance and executive function mediate early academic achievement gaps in East Asia and the Pacific

SUN, J., ZHANG, L., CHEN, E., LAU, C. & RAO, N., 2018, In : Early Education and Development. 29, 8, p. 1039-1060

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Far East
Executive Function
Social Class
academic achievement
social status
1 Citation (Scopus)
Far East
Child Development
Social Class
social status
Vanuatu
2017

Conclusions: Similarities and distinctions in early childhood education across Chinese societies

RAO, N. & SUN, J., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 251-257

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

childhood
society
education
aim of education
glocalization

Early childhood education in Chinese societies

RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J., 2017, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

childhood
society
education
Macao
China

Early childhood education in Hong Kong: Progress, challenges, and opportunities

NG, S. N. S., SUN, J., LAU, G. L. C. & RAO, N., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 147-169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hong Kong
childhood
education
preschool education
financial assistance

Early childhood teacher education in China

JIANG, Y., PANG, L. & SUN, J., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 85-100

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

childhood
China
teacher
education
educator
10 Citations (Scopus)
Developing Countries
Meta-Analysis
Child Development
Education
Health

Growing up in Chinese families and societies

SUN, J. & RAO, N., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 11-29

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

socialization
society
childhood
science
learning
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of nutritional supplements on cognitive development of children in developing countries: A meta-analysis

IP, P., HO, F. K. W., RAO, N., SUN, J., YOUNG, M. E., CHOW, C. B., TSO, W. Y. W. & HON, K. L. E., 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 10611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
Developing Countries
Meta-Analysis
First Pregnancy Trimester
Pregnant Women

Introduction

RAO, N. & SUN, J., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 1-8

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

childhood
education
Macao
society
China

Trends in government expenditure in early childhood education in China: Practices in Shanghai, Guizhou, and Ningshan

ZHOU, J., SUN, J. & LEE, D. P. L., 2017, Early childhood education in Chinese societies. RAO, N., ZHOU, J. & SUN, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 71-84

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

expenditures
childhood
China
trend
education
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Early learning experiences of young Chinese learners in Hong Kong: The role of traditional values and changing educational policy

RAO, N., NG, S. N. S. & SUN, J., 2016, The psychology of Asian learners: A festschrift in honor of David Watkins. KING, R. B. & BERNARDO, A. B. I. (eds.). Singapore: Springer Singapore, p. 635-649

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

educational policy
Hong Kong
primary education
learning
teacher
9 Citations (Scopus)
caregiving
Developing Countries
parents
Parents
Mothers
2015

Early language development in the East Asia Pacific

WANG, Y., RAO, N. & SUN, J., Jun 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

language
Cambodia
literacy
Mongolia
Melanesia

Effectiveness of early childhood interventions in promoting cognitive development in developing countries: A systematic review

RAO, N., SUN, J., CHEN, E. E. & IP, P., Mar 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Preschool attendance and child development: Findings from the East Asia-pacific early child development scales

RAO, N., SUN, J., NG, T. H. M., BECHER, Y., LEE, D., IP, P. & BACON-SHONE, J., Mar 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Preschool mathematics learning and school transition in Hong Kong

NG, S. N. S. & SUN, J., 2015, Mathematics and transition to school: International perspectives. PERRY, B., GERVASONI, A. & MACDONALD, A. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 237-254

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

school transition
Hong Kong
mathematics
learning
speaking

Quality early childhood care and education in low-resource level countries in Asia

RAO, N. & SUN, J., Sep 2015, Investing against evidence: The global state of early childhood care and education. MAROPE, P. T. M. & KAGA, Y. (eds.). Paris: UNESCO, p. 211-230

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The role of adults’ cognitive and socio-emotional caregiving in early ethnic-related development gaps in Cambodia

SUN, J., RAO, N., NG, T. H. M., BECHER, Y., LEE, D., IP, P. & BACON-SHONE, J., Mar 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

鷹架幼兒的學習

陳麗娜 & 孫瑾, Nov 2015, 《幼兒教師專業發展及教學策略的反思歷程》. 劉慧中, 鍾麗萍 & 陳麗娜 (eds.). 香港: 香港教育學院, p. 68-74

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Learning to learn in early childhood: Home and preschool influences on Chinese learners

RAO, N., SUN, J. & ZHANG, L., 2014, Learning to learn: International perspectives from theory and practice. CRICK, R. D., STRINGHER, C. & REN, K. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 127-144

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

childhood
learning
preschool curriculum
socialization
regulation
2013

Development and directions of policies for early childhood education in Hong Kong and Taiwan

KOONG, M. K. M., YUEN, W. K. G., LAM, M. Y. H., RAO, N., SUN, J., NG, S. N. S., MA, S. W. K., BECHER, Y., LEE, D., LAU, C., ZHANG, L., CHOW, C. B., IP, P. & LIN, P., Jul 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

11 Citations (Scopus)

The Hong Kong early child development scale: A validation study

RAO, N., SUN, J., NG, S. N. S., MA, S. W. K., BECHER, Y., LEE, D., LAU, C., ZHANG, L., CHOW, C. B. & IP, P., Mar 2013, In : Child Indicators Research. 6, 1, p. 115-135

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Hong Kong
Child Development
Preschool Children
preschool child
2012
37 Citations (Scopus)

Early achievement in rural China: The role of preschool experience

RAO, N., SUN, J., ZHOU, J. & ZHANG, L., 2012, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 27, 1, p. 66-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
kindergarten
experience
Mathematics
school grade
31 Citations (Scopus)

Is something better than nothing? An evaluation of early childhood programs in Cambodia

RAO, N., SUN, J., PEARSON, V., PEARSON, E., LIU, H., CONSTAS, M. A. & ENGLE, P. L., May 2012, In : Child Development. 83, 3, p. 864-876

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cambodia
childhood
evaluation
Child Development
community
14 Citations (Scopus)
Preschool Children
preschool child
Mothers
Social Class
social status
11 Citations (Scopus)
Preschool Children
preschool child
Mothers
teacher
Education
2011

Scaling-up early childhood programs: Moving towards evidence-based: Decision making in Asia

RAO, N. & SUN, J., Nov 2011, In : ISSBD Bulletin. 2011, 2, p. 23-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
Child Behavior
teacher
Preschool Children
Checklist
preschool child
2010

Educating Asian adolescents: A developmental perspective

RAO, N. & SUN, J., 2010, Learning and development of Asian students: What the 21st century teacher needs to think about. ZHANG, L., BIGGS, J. & WATKINS, D. (eds.). Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia, p. 37-59

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Comparing mother’s and teacher’s scaffolding in preschoolers’ problem solving: A case study

SUN, J., Dec 2007, Research studies in education. BRYANT, D. A., GAO, F., HENNIG, B. B. & LAM, W. K. (eds.). Hong Kong: Office of Research, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Vol. 5. p. 147-158

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

teacher
cognitive development
parents
planning of teaching
responsibility