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Yvonne Kan Pui Wai has over special education working experience over 20 experiences. She joined the Department of Special Education and Counselling in EUDHK as Senior Lecturer II in 2014 and have been teaching and co-ordination Professional Development Programs for teachers from Secondary, Primary and Special School. She has a particular interest and expertise in strategies to cope with students with and to support the learning of students with emotional and behavioural problems. Before she joined the university, she had worked in Secondary School for 14 years. She taught special needs students with Special Learning Difficulties, AD/HD, Autism or Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties. Since 2010, she has been invited by EDB to serve as a seconded teacher. She visited secondary schools with special education students and helped develop appropriate learning strategies for teachers. She also worked with the schools’ LS panel heads in designing co-teaching lessons and in helping them to tailor-make the curriculum for special needs students.

Professional information

Research interests

Supporting children with AD/HD and EBDTeacher Self-efficacy and Well-being

Teaching Interests

Inclusive Education

Curricular adaptation

Supporting children with AD/HD and EBD

Mental Health

External Appointments

School Advisor

St Paul Secondary School,2018- 2020

Chairperson of Education Committee

Hong Kong Medication Centre,2019- present

Honorary Advisor

Hong Kong Association for ADHD,2018-present

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


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