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Chinese Name : 石美寶

Variants : Shek, M. M. P.

Dr. Mabel Shek is currently a Senior Lecturer II in the Department of Special Education and Counselling, and Programme Coordinator of the Bachelor of Education (Special Needs) at the Education University of Hong Kong. She received her Doctor of Education from the University of Bristol. She also holds a Master’s degree in Education and a Master of Social Science degree in Counselling. Her research focus is in professional identity of school counsellors and counselling and culture.

Mabel was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Faculty of Education Studies and the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching by the HKIEd in 2011 and 2012 respectively. She previously worked at a boy’s home, secondary schools, and with the Education Bureau’s Guidance Section, and has many years’ experience in teaching, training and counselling.  She provides parent education at schools, and organizes workshops to enhance teachers’ personal and professional development.  Her teaching areas include school counselling, career counselling and sex education.

Research interests

  • Professional identity of school counsellors
  • Counselling and culture
  • Career counselling

Professional information

Scopus ID : 56868701700

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guidance and counseling Social Sciences
Hong Kong Social Sciences
counseling Social Sciences
educator Social Sciences
sex education Social Sciences
school counselor Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
school Social Sciences

Research Outputs 2006 2019

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 6 Chapter
  • 2 Paper
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Book


石美寶, Jul 2019, 《迎接未來的四大能力:家長與孩子一起踏上成功之路》. 石美寶, 李子建 & 姚偉梅 (eds.). 香港: 中華書局(香港)有限公司, p. 99-107

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


石美寶, Jul 2019, 《迎接未來的四大能力:家長與孩子一起踏上成功之路》. 石美寶, 李子建 & 姚偉梅 (eds.). 香港: 中華書局(香港)有限公司, p. 76-85

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


石美寶, 2016

Research output: Other contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Riding the wave of education reform: Using a reflecting team to explore the professional identities of school counsellors in Hong Kong

SHEK, M. P. M., 2015, Using narrative inquiry for educational research in the Asia pacific. TRAHAR, S. & YU, W. M. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 69-84

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter