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Dr XIONG Weiyan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Education at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). His research interests include indigenous and ethnic minority education, international higher education, higher education policy and management, higher education for sustainability, and liberal arts education. Weiyan developed a constructivist and pragmatic approach in research to address an essential question: how can a university better develop and play its role in teaching and learning, scientific research, and social service? With an international perspective, Weiyan’s pragmatic orientation pushes his studies to be policy-relevant to enhance institutional development or provide higher education policy recommendations in specific social contexts. Weiyan received his PhD in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Before joining EdUHK, he was an Assistant Professor and the Director of two taught-postgraduate (TPg) programmes at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He also served as a Program Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Institute for International Studies in Education and a Visiting Student Researcher at the UC Berkeley Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues.

Research interests

- International higher education

- Indigenous and ethnic minority education

- Higher education policy and management

- Higher education for sustainability

- Faculty professional development

- Liberal arts education

Teaching Interests

- Higher Education and International Development

- International and Comparative Education

- Higher Education Management

- Quality Management in Higher Education

- Key Issues in Global Higher Education

- Qualitative Research Methods in Higher Education

Professional information

Scopus ID: 57193682582

ORCID: 0000-0003-2114-0208

ResearcherID: P-3463-2014

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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