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Chinese Name: 崔太僖

Variants: Choi, T. H.

Dr. CHOI Tae Hee is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Policy and Leadership and a Research Fellow of the Institute's Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change at The Education University of Hong Kong, and a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. She is also the President of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (2016-2018). She received her MA degree in Second Language Studies at University of Hawaii at Manoa, US, and her PhD in Education from King’s College London, UK.

Her current research focuses on the process and impact of educational policies/reforms in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly concerning English language education/language-in-education and those reflecting neo-liberalism. She is currently teaching on BEd, MA and MTeach programmes, and supervising EdD/PhD students. Prospect EdD/PhD students who share research interests are welcome to contact her. Her scholarship and expertise in the field is recognised through international awards (e.g., Young Scholar Best Paper Awards, The Asia Pacific Educational Research Association) and advisory-seeking (e.g., Cambridge Univeristy Press, Public Private Partnership Forum). 

Previously she was a visiting lecturer at King’s College London, UK (2010 – July 2013) and taught BA and MA students; was a teacher educator and policy advisor (2005-2009) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher (1995-2009) in South Korea. She published about thirty EFL learning and teaching resources with Korean and international publishers, in addition to academic publications.

Research interests

Analysis of Policies and Reforms

- Implementation and impact of policies and reforms

- English language education or language-in-education policies

- Teacher development in a reform context

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Research Outputs 2001 2018

generation conflict
educational reform
heuristics
reform
teacher
equity
history
education
discourse
neoliberalism

English education in partnership with third parties: A case of equity in Hong Kong

CHOI, T. H., 2018, The Asian EFL classroom: Issues, challenges and future expectations. KWEON, S-O. & SPOLSKY, B. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 169-188

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Equity of outsourced public education: A case of Hong Kong secondary schools

CHOI, T. H., Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

outsourcing
privatization
Hong Kong
leader
equity