Dr. Eric Cheng is a specialist in knowledge management and Lesson Study. He earned his Doctor of Education in education management from the University of Leicester.
His research focuses on exploring organizational factors and management strategies that enable school leaders and teachers to leverage pedagogical knowledge assets. Such leveraging aims at improving student learning and capitalizing on the knowledge assets as school intellectual capital for sustainable development. His publication covers the areas of knowledge management, school management, Lesson and Learning Study. He is the author of academic book Knowledge Management for School Education published in 2015 and Successful Transposition of Lesson Study: A Knowledge Management Perspective in 2018 by Springer.
Eric has been successful in launching 18 research and/or teaching development projects with external and competitive funds in the capacity of Principal Investigator (PI), including Research Grants Council funded project, University Grants Committee funded Communities of Practices project, Quality Education Fund projects and Standing Committee on Language Education and Research projects.
Eric has contributed to regional and international research communities through serving as journal editor, reviewer and conference chair. He serve as an editor of the Education Reform Journal, an associate editor of the International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies (IJEAPS), an editorial board member of The International Research in Education, The International Journal of Research and Review, and Education Reform Journal, and a reviewer of 35 international Journals.
Eric actively serve the international academic community and the local school education community. He is an external examiner for the PGDE and MEd programme of the OUHK, and a PhD and EdD thesis Examiner of HKPolyU, Nottingham University and the City University of Macau. He is serving as school manager of three local schools in Hong Kong.
He received the Knowledge Transfer Project Award from HKIEd in 2015, Scholarship of Teaching Award in 2014 and Knowledge Transfer publication Awards in 2013 form Faculty of Human Development of HKIEd.
My research focuses on exploring organizational factors and management strategies that enable school leaders and teachers to leverage pedagogical knowledge assets. Such leveraging aims at improving student learning and capitalizing on the knowledge assets as school intellectual capital for sustainable development.
Keywords: Knowledge Management, Lesson Study, Organizational Learning, School Management & Organization.