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Dr Terry YIP is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Education University of Hong Kong. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Chinese Language and Literature from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and holds a PhD in Classical Chinese from the Beijing Normal University. He is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP).


Before joining Education University of Hong Kong, Dr Yip taught at Chinese University of Hong Kong for 10 years. Besides teaching, he serves as a director of two charities in Hong Kong and writes for several newspapers. In recent years, he published more than 20 books, one of which received a Publication Award in Language Learning at the 2nd Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards. His publication covers the areas of Chinese literature, Chinese history, religious studies, intangible cultural heritage and museum studies. He has also successfully launched more than 10 research and development projects with external competitive research grants in the capacity of Principal Investigator.


Research interests

Intangible cultural heritage
Heritage education
Museum studies
Folklore religion
Chinese culture (especially Song Dynasty culture and Hong Kong culture)
Chinese literature and history (especially Zen literature and Monk poem of Song Dynasty)

Teaching Interests

Intangible cultural heritage

Heritage education

Museum studies

Folklore religion

Chinese culture (especially Song Dynasty culture and Hong Kong culture)

Chinese literature and history


External Appointments

Co-opted member of the Culture and Promotion Working Group of the Chinese Temples Committee (華人廟宇委員會)

School Manager of Evangel College

Editorial review for Integrated Humanities subject (Primary school) of Modern Educational Research Society, Ltd (現代教育研究社)

Honorary Advisor for Chinese and History related programmes and courses of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK (1 Sep 2023 - 31 Aug 2025)

External Examiner for Higher Diploma Programme in Chinese and Chinese common core courses of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK (1 Sep 2023 - 31 Aug 2025)

Executive Committee of Hong Kong Association for China Graduates

President of Hong Kong History and Culture Society

Founding Director of Tender Loving Care Charity Association

Director of Life Encouraging Fund

Deputy Officer (Religion) of Hong Kong Nanan Shishan Association

Deputy Secretary General of Nam An (Hong Kong) Association (2019-2021)

Executive Committee of Hong Kong Higher Education Convergence

Executive Committee of Hong Kong Early Childhood Education Association

Honourary Advisor of Magart Education Foundation

Academic Advisor of Jockey Club Lei Yue Mun Plus

Honourary Advisor of Open Education Foundation

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 4 - Quality Education

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