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Dr. Timothy W.W. Yuen obtained his first degree from the University of Hong Kong and his doctorate from Durham University. He used to work as a schoolteacher, an economist, and a teacher trainer for the Education Department and the University of Hong Kong. He now serves in the Education Policy and Leadership Department of the Hong Kong Institute of Education. His research interest comprises, inter alia, citizenship/ political education, internationalisation of education, and education policies. His forthcoming and past publications can be found in Educational Management Administration and Leadership, Compare, Higher Education, Intercultural Education, International Journal of Educational Management, Citizenship Teaching and Learning, International Studies in Educational Administration, and Citizenship, Social and Economics Education: An International Journal.

Research interests

Political and civic education

Social analysis of education policies

Internationalization of education

Gender matters in education

External Appointments

Community / Professional Service

Invited speaker for staff development on civic education (Maryknoll Convent School Secondary Section) (2019 May)

中華基督教會公理高中書院教學顧問 (since 2016)

Speaker/Team member in Catholic School Teachers Training Project (Catholic Social Ethics and Hong Kong Social Issues) organised by the Centre for Catholic Studies (HKCU)(2017-8)

Speaker/Team member in Catholic School Teachers Training Project (Catholic Social Ethics and National Education) organised by the Centre for Catholic Studies (HKCU)(2016-7)

Guest Editor of special issue, Asian Education and Development Studies (2015)

Editorial Board Member (refereeing), Citizenship, Social and Economics Education Journal (from 2010)

Executive Committee Member for Hong Kong, International Association for Citizenship, Social and Economics Education (from 2010)

External Examiner (2009) of Education Doctor Thesis Defence ,Bristol University, UK.

External Examiner (2004) of M.Sc. (Ed) Thesis Defence, Inter-Universitarium Institutum Macaonense, Macao.

Project Supervisor of Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority (2008)

Moderator of Hong Kong Examination and Assessment Authority (2004-12)

Reviewer of book proposal, Springer

Reviewer, Asia Pacific Journal of Education

Reviewer, International Journal of Educational Management

Reviewer, Education Journal (HKCU)

Reviewer, New Horizons in Education.

Reviewer , Hong Kong Journal of Early Childhood.

Invited speaker, Hong Kong Education Policy Roundtable Forum (jointly organized by HKIED, Roundtable Education and H.K. Policy Research Institute) (2014-12-12)

Standing Committee Member(2003-present), The Association for Childhood Education International(Hong Kong and Macau Chapter). (Receiver of “Outstanding Contribution to promoting Educational Exchange and Childhood Education in Hong Kong and Macao, 2005")

Invited speaker to HKIED Jockey Club Primary School (2014-5-23)

主禮及致辭(7/7//2007), 天主教伍華小學第四十屆畢業典禮。

書本文章評審員 (2006), 港澳兒童教育國際協會書本:<課程與評估: 兩岸四地的改革挑戰>。

系代表及講者 (2005): 連南老師培訓計劃 (利銘澤黃瑶碧慈善基金會贊助﹔教育學院中文系主辦)。

講員 (2007-2009): 教统局委託香港教育學院主辦「擬任校長培訓」第六期課程。

Guest-speaker(10/10/2006), Fukien Secondary School. Topic: Foreign Exchange Program with UK Students.

Executive Committee member (2004-6), Saint Francis Xavier's Alumni Association.

Chief Editor of Newsletter (2004-6), Saint Francis Xavier's Alumni Association.

頒獎嘉賓(3/3/2005), 救世軍陳昆棟幼稚園第二十週年校慶, 香港, 救世軍中央堂。

籌委成員(2004年十月) 港澳兒童教育國際協會主辦「珠三角地區兒童教育的適應與發展研討會」,香港,香港教師中心。

主禮及致辭(4/12//2004), 救世軍田家炳幼稚園二十四週年校慶,香港, 救世軍田家炳幼稚園。(演講主題: 香港教育新發展)。

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