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20072019

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2019

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

6 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

5 Citations (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

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

大班幼兒自控力發展水準及與氣質類型的相關分析

梁慧娟, 孫瑾 & 范潔, Jul 2018, In : 天津師範大學學報(基礎教育版). 19, 3, p. 75-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Early childhood education in Chinese societies

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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

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

11 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

2016

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

5 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Early language development in the East Asia Pacific

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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

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

7 Citations (Scopus)
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

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

12 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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

41 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

34 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)
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)
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