Dr. Lai Yiu Chi is an Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Information Technology. He obtained his BSc (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 1985. Then he also got his Postgraduate Certificate in Education (HKU), BSc (Applied Computing) (1st hons) (OUHK), MSc (Electronic Commerce &Internet Computing) (Distinction) (HKU), MA (Educational Management) (University of Gloucestershire, UK) and Doctor of Education (University of Leicester, UK).
Dr. Lai has extensive teaching experience in Computer subjects and Mathematics. Before joining the HKIEd, he was a senior graduate master in a secondary school and served as the subject coordinator of Computer Studies and Mathematics. His current teaching and research areas include Curriculum and Teaching Methods of IT subjects, IT in Education, Assessment for Learning and Lesson Studies. He is active in educational research and curricular resources development. In 2011, his research proposal entitled "Integrating Assessment for Learning (AfL) strategies in wiki-based learning activities: Pedagogy and the effect on teaching and learning" was successfully awarded by General Research Fund. His publications include school textbooks, workbooks, monographs, journal articles, conference papers, training booklets, newspaper articles, CD-Roms, computer software, and learning websites. He is the principal author of market leading Pearson titles, "New Senior Secondary Information and Communication Technology" and "Computer and Information Technology for HKCEE".
Curriculum and Teaching methods of ICT, Classroom based Research, Assessment for Learning, Coding Education