David Coniam is Research Chair Professor and Head of Department of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Faculty of Education and Human Development at The Education University of Hong Kong, where he is a teacher educator, working with teachers in Hong Kong primary and secondary schools. David joined the EdUHK in 2012 from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he spent over 20 years in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. His main publication and research interests are in language assessment, language teaching methodology and computer assisted language learning. He led the team which developed the Language Proficiency Assessment of Teachers (English), and recently completed a UGC-funded GRF project into perceptions of what the LPATE had achieved a decade and a half after the test's inception.
2015-2018 Member, HKEAA Research & Development Committee
2010-2016 Member, Advisory Board, Dept of English, Lingnan University
2012-18 Honorary Professor, North East University, Shenyang, China
2015-2018 Subject Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation
2004-2015 Member, Joint Committee for Senior Secondary Curriculum (English)
2010-2011 Consultant, Revalidation Committee, Open University’s Bachelor of Language Studies programmes