Dr. Licui Chen obtained her PhD degree from Faculty of Education, the University of Hong Kong. Her main research areas include teacher professional development, education policies and reforms, and school improvement.
Research Interests and Experience
Dr. Licui Chen’ s doctoral research is about teacher professional learning communities in China, which was funded by Postgraduate Scholarship and University Foundation Postgraduate Fellowship at HKU and awarded Rank of “Excellent” by Faculty of Education. Her current research interests focus on the development of professional learning communities and their impacts on teacher professional development and student achievements.
Chen, L. (2018). A Review of Research on Teaching Research Groups in China: An International Perspective (in Chinese), Primary & Secondary Schooling Abroad, 4: 1-10.
Chen, L., & Yang, L. (2013). Review on Career Education Benchmarks in New Zealand Secondary Schools (in Chinese), Journal of Schooling Studies, 5: 107-112.
Yang, L., & Chen, L. (2013). Empirical Research of High School Students’ Career Development Level and Its Guiding Situation: Based on a Survey of 10 Schools in Fujian Province (in Chinese), Journal of Schooling Studies, 2: 74, 90-95.
Chen, L. (2019). Teacher collegiality: A comparative study of two subject-based professional learning communities in a secondary school in China. Presented at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference, San Francisco, US, April 14-18, 2019.
Chen, L. (2017). Teacher leadership in teaching research groups under curriculum reform in China. Presented at the Third Global Teacher Education Summit, Beijing, China, 13-16 October, 2017.
Chen, L., & Liang, L. (2017). Linking the structure of teaching research group in China to teacher learning for innovation. Presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference 2017. Division K-Section 8: Teacher Professional Development: Impact on Teacher Practices and Student Learning. San Antonio, US, 26 April-1 May, 2017.
Chen, L. (2016). Teacher learning for pedagogical change in China. Presented at the Postgraduate Research Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 9-10 December, 2016.
Chen, L. (2015). How teachers learn in the teaching study group in China under the context of educational change. Presented at the Postgraduate Research Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 11-12 December, 2015.