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Dr.Ng joined the Institute (now retitled as the Education Unviersity of Hong Kong) in 2000. She is an Assistant Professor and was Associate Headof the Department of Early Childhood Education ( 2013-2019). Dr.Ng has completed her PhD studies at the Faculty of Education, Hong Kong University with her research topic on teaching English to kindergarteners in Hong Kong. She obtained her two Master degrees on Teaching English as A Second Language and Early Childhood Education from the Institute of Education, London University. Combining her two specialisms, Dr. Ng develops her particular interest in researching preschoolers' second language teaching and learning. In addition, her research interests also include early English learning, early literacy and language development, parents education and parental involvement. She involves herself actively in the academic community by being a member of International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL). Locally, she also contributes to the professional development of English teachers by collaborating with SCOLAR to offer English Lanaguage Enhancement programmes for kindergarten teachers and Principals. She was the Principal Investigator of a Teaching Development Grant Project to develop a resource teaching package entitled "Motivating Early Experience in English". She also co-investigated in a number of language research projects on preschoolers' second language learning experiences. Her recent project explored the effects of home literacy play on children's second language and literacy development.

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 Early English for kindergarteners  Early Literacy  Parental Involvement and Parent Education

External Appointments

Member of the School Management Board of EDUHK Early Childhood Learning Centre (2018-2019)

Member of the School Management Board of Tai Po Methodist Kindergarten ( 2019-2022)

Member of the School Management Board of Tseung Kwan O Methodist Kindergarten ( 2019-2022)

Supervisor of the HSBC Early Childhood Learning Centre, then EDUHK Early Childhood Learning Centre, (from 2015 - 2018)

Specialist of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications ( 2013 to 2016, 2016 to 2019, 2019-2022)

Member of the Pre-primary Education Development Concern Sub-Committee of School Education Division, Methodist, Hong Kong (2011 to present)

Member of SCOLAR WORKING GROUP on a new support scheme on early language and literacy development in Chinese and English language of young children(2015)

External Course Assessor of the course "Children's Education" for the Capacity Building Mileage Program jointly organised by OUHK LiPACE & Women's Commission (27 Aug 2012 to 31 Jan 2014)

Professional Consultant for the project 'Quality Improvement Scheme of Learning and Teaching for Po Leung Kuk Kindergartens(22 kindergartens) (Centre for Childhood Research innovation) (March, 2010 to March ,2012)

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