Dr Yeung-Yeung Sze Yin, Shirley is an Assistant Professor of the Dept of Curriculum & Instruction. She has valuable experiences and contribution to teacher education in Hong Kong. With a vision to develop an evidence-based profession, she works closely with local schools as collaborative partners by taking active roles as curriculum and research consultants, external school reviewers and guest speakers for teacher development. Her expertise knowledge to school curriculum innovation is well received by local educational practitioners. She has been leading a number of school-based research projects related to action research on implementation of higher-order thinking in small class settings, student-centered approach in regular classrooms, inquiry-based curriculum development, curriculum experimentation to cater for diversity in classroom, quality homework and student portfolio, etc. Her recent academic pursuits include studying the implementation of higher-order thinking curriculum in regular and small class teaching settings, evaluating the impact of School Self Evaluation (SSE) and External School Review (ESR) policy to school curriculum and teaching. Dr. Yeung frequently presents papers in local and international conferences. She has published book chapters as well as articles on local, regional and international journals. Besides, she constantly reviews articles for local and international journals.
Curriculum Change and Implementation; School-based Curriculum and Evaluation; Infusing Higher-order Thinking across Curriculum and teaching; Teacher development and teachers’ thinking.