Dr. John C. K. Lee 李子健
Professor John C. K. Lee, JP, Vice President (Academic) and Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, joined HKIEd in 2010. He was Dean of Education and Professor of Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Professor Lee graduated from The University of Hong Kong and received his MSc degree from the University of Oxford, MA (Ed.) and PhD degrees as well as a Diploma in Education (with distinction) from CUHK. His research interests focus on curriculum and instruction, geographical and environmental education, and school improvement. He is active in leading and securing education research and development projects and has a solid track record in securing external grants. One of his projects, The “Accelerated Schools for Quality Education Project”, has won the Quality Education Fund Outstanding Project Award in 2008. He is also a prolific writer who has edited and written more than 20 books, and published over 100 journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Lynn Paine
Lynn Paine is assistant dean for International Studies in the College of Education, Michigan State University. She also is a professor of teacher education, and an adjunct professor of sociology and the Center for Gender in Global Context. Her work focuses on comparative and international education and the sociology of education, with an emphasis on the relationship between educational policy and practice, the links between education and social change and issues of inequality and diversity. Much of her work has involved the comparative study of teachers, teaching and teacher education, supported by research in China, the United States and England. Dr. Paine’s work on learning in and from practice draws on her ongoing comparative research of teacher education.