Dr. Maureen Tam has extensive experience in teaching, research and management in higher education institutions, both local and overseas. Currently, Dr. Tam is Associate Professor in Elderly Education with the Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Also, she is Associate Dean (Engagement and Communication) of the Faculty of Education and Human Development, Deputy Director of Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, and Head of HKIEd Elder Academy. Before joining the Institute in February 2009, Dr. Tam was Dean of the Community College and Further Education of Lingnan University from January 2007 to March 2008. And between 1996 and 2007, Dr. Tam had worked as Director of the Teaching and Learning Centre of Lingnan University responsible for teaching and learning development, quality assurance, assessment of institutional effectiveness and student experience. Dr. Tam's research interests are wide-ranging which cover elderly education, lifelong learning, professional and vocational education, quality assurance, outcomes-based education, teaching, learning and assessment in higher education.
Elderly education, Adult and lifelong education, Professional and vocational education, Education management, Quality in higher education, Teaching and Learning development, Outcomes-based education.
Dr. Maureen Tam is also Head of the HKIEd Elder Academy within the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development (CLLRD). Her role there is to develop and coordinate research and development work related to elderly education and learning by the Elder Academy. Besides, Maureen is Co-Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, and Associate Dean (Engagement and Communication) of the Faculty of Education and Human Development.