About Prof CHENG

 

Professor Yin Cheong CHENG is Emeritus Professor (Education) of The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). Professor Cheng is also Senior Research Fellow of EdUHK Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change. Previously he had served as Advisor (Academic Development)/ Research Chair Professor/ Chair Professor/Vice-President/ acting President. He had been elected as the President of World Educational Research Association (WERA) (2012-2014) and the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA) (2004-2008). He had served as a full member of the University Grants Committee, a panel member of Research Grants Council, and a member of the Quality Education Fund Steering Committee of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Currently he is the chairman of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation's advisory council.

Prof. Cheng holds a doctorate from Harvard University. His research interest includes education reforms, leadership development, paradigm shift, teacher education, higher education, and school management. Prof. Cheng has published 24 academic books and over 250 book chapters and journal articles in Australia, Hong Kong, Korea, Mainland, Netherlands, Germany, Slovenia, Israel, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and UK. Some of his publications have been translated into Chinese, Hebrew, Korean, Spanish, Czech, Thai and Persian languages. He was the editor in chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education and Development (1998-2003). He is at present serving on the advisory boards of 17 international journals. He is also the associate editor of the International Journal of Educational Management (UK).

Prof. Cheng's research has won him a number of international awards and recognition including the Awards for Excellence from the Literati Network in UK from 1995 to 2017. In 2008, he was awarded as the Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association in recognition of his excellent contribution to educational research in the Region. He has served as panel member, external examiner or reviewer for local and international universities and research institutions. He has been invited to provide consultancy services to national and international projects in Brunei Darussalam, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Korea, Mainland China, Netherlands, Macao, and Thailand. Prof. Cheng has also been invited to give over 125 keynote/plenary/prestigious presentations by national and international organizations such as APEC, APERA, UNESCO, UNICEF, ICER, ICSEI (Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, & China), WERA, International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), Ford Foundation (US, Africa), World Bank, SEAMEO RIHED (with Chulalongkorn University), AIAER, NIEPA and NCERT (India), ONEC/OEC (Thailand), AERA (USA), ACEA (Australia), NIER (Japan), Ministry of Education of Israel, Ministry of Education of Malaysia (with University of Malaya), iAPED (Korea), Scandinavian-Pacific Conference (Sweden), International Seminar (Erfurt, Germany), ICTED (Philippine), International Society of Teacher Education, Singapore Educational Research Association, Japanese Society for the Studies on Teacher Education, and Chinese Educational Research Association (Taiwan).

Prof. Cheng has very fruitful experiences in organizing and conducting leadership development programmes, seminars and workshops for local and international principals and education leaders particularly to implement educational reforms in the past decades. He has been very interested in watercolor painting since the end of 1960s and had invited personal exhibitions in 1985, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2014. He was also invited by the Hong Kong Museum of Art to conduct art seminars.

鄭燕祥教授簡介

鄭燕祥教授是香港教育大學榮休教育講座教授及香港教育大學亞太領導與變革研究中心高級研究員,曾任顧問(學術發展)、研究講座教授、講座教授、副校長(研究與發展) 及署理校長。曾獲選為世界教育研究學會的會長(WERA)(2012-14) 、亞太教育研究學會會長 (APERA)(2004-08) 。又曾獲任為大學資助委員會委員、研究資助局專責委員、優質教育基金督導委員等多項公職。他現是田家炳基金會諮議局主席。

鄭教授在哈佛大學取得博士銜。主要研究興趣有教育效能、範式轉變、領導管理、教師教育和學校管理變革等。

鄭教授著作甚豐,先後在英國、美國、荷蘭、澳大利亞、印度、泰國、香港地區、臺灣地區以及中國內地學術及專業刊物上,發表論文 250 餘篇。出版如《學校效能與校本管理:發展的機制》 (有四種語文版 : 英、韓、繁簡中文 , 1996, 2001, 2002) 等學術專著 24 本。部份著作除中、英文外,曾被翻譯為希伯來文, 韓文,西班牙文、捷克文、泰文和波斯文。目前,他也是 17 份國際學術刊物的顧問編委,國際教育管理學報副主編 (英國) 。

由於研究成就卓越,鄭教授得到國際教育界的稱譽,並屢獲獎項,包括在1995年至2017年間,多次羸得英國 Literati Network 主辦的卓越獎及崇高稱譽。 2008 年亞太教育研究會向他頒授研究會士銜,表揚他對亞太教育研究的貢獻 。他曾任多所本地及國際大學與研究機構的學術及升聘評審專家;並獲邀為文萊、沙地亞拉伯、韓國、印度、巴基斯坦、澳門、中國大陸、泰國、及荷蘭的國家或國際教育項目,提供顧問服務。

近年,先後 125餘次應邀為國際會議作主題或特邀演講,例如邀請的有聯合國教科文組織(UNESCO)、亞太經合組織(APEC)、學校效能與改進國際會議 (ICSEI 澳洲、香港、加拿大、中國 ) 、 International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), 美國福特基金會、世界銀行、 Scandinavian-Pacific Conference (瑞典) ,聯合酋長國全球教育論壇、國際校長專業發展會議 ( 德國 Erfurt) 、美國教育研究學會 、澳大利亞教育行政議會、星加坡教育研究學會、國際教育研究論壇、日本教師教育研究學會、國際教師教育研究學會等重要國際組織及中國國家教委(現更名為教育部)、以色列教育部、印度 NIEPA 及 NCERT 、泰國教育委員會 (ONEC) 、韓國 iAPED 、馬來西亞教育部 ( 及馬來西亞大學 ) 及菲律賓大學等政府或學術機構主辦的大型國際研討會。

除了教學和研究外,鄭教授有豐富的領導培訓經驗,過去十多年曾為海內外校長、教育領袖及資深工作者主持過不少領導發展課程、管理培訓班、研討會和工作坊,並擔任教育專業團體的顧問。

自六十年代末,鄭教授已熱衷於水彩畫,曾在 1985, 2001,2005, 2009, 2010及2014年應邀舉辦個人水彩畫展,並為香港藝術館作公開專題藝術講座。