Project Details

Policy Trajectories, Policy Types, and a Theoretical Model of Policy Processes

The project, an expansion of an ongoing project titled 'Historical development of educational policies in Hong Kong' (PI: Lo, Wai Yin, Co-PI: Choi, Tae-Hee, Co-I: Hui, Hon Wing Joe), will investigate the historical development of key educational policies in Hong Kong, Australia and Mainland China. Comparative understanding of the history of select policies will help understand the evolution of policies in interaction with the contexts and actors within. It will be informed by policy enactment theory (Ball, Maguire & Braun, 2012), and draw on frameworks which capture the complexities of policy processes (e.g., Choi, 2018; 2019), and analyse historical policy documents, research reports, public addresses and the media records, in addition to the academic literature. * References 1. Ball, S., Maguire, M., & Braun, A. (2012). How schools do policy: Policy enactments in secondary schools. London: Routledge. 2. Choi, T.-H. (2018). Implementation and impact of language-in-education policies: Insights from South Korea and Hong Kong. In K. J. Kennedy & J. C.-K. Lee (Eds.), Routledge international handbook for schools and schooling in Asia (pp. 518-524). London: Routledge. 3. Choi, T.-H. (2019). Structure, agency, and the “Teaching English in English” policy: The case of South Korea. In G. P. Glasgow & J. Bouchard (Eds.), Agency in language policy and planning: Critical inquiries (pp. 214-236). Oxon: Routledge.

Commencement Date : 2018/11
Completion Date : 2022/12
Chief Investigator(s) : Dr CHOI, Tae Hee 崔太僖 [EPL]
Co-Chief Investigator(s) : Dr YUEN, Wai Kwan Gail 袁慧筠 [EPL]

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