Dr. James Yue-on KO, BA (Hons), Dip Ed, Dip IT, MSc, PhD

 

Room 49, 1/F., D2

Department of Educational Policy and Leadership

The Education University of Hong Kong

Tai Po, NT

Hong Kong SAR

E-mail: jamesko@eduhk.hk

Tel: 2948 8739  Fax: 2948 8634

Skype: jamesko661

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SUMMARY

Current post:  Assistant Professor

                         Department of Educational Policy and Leadership, EdUHK

                         Research Fellow

                         The Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia-Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change,  EdUHK

Job experience:  10+ years in research;

                             10 years in school administration;

                              25+ years in teaching;

Output: 14 academic publications; 9 academic presentations; 5 technical reports; 158 professional reports

ACADEMIC TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Supervision/Examination: 

                                                                     

  • Co-supervisor of Ms. Lijuan Li (EdD) Principal Leadership and Student Learning: An Exploratory Investigation of Hong Kong Primary Schools. EdD thesis at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

  • Supervisor of Ms. Catherine Ann Poon (EdD Program, since 2012), Vice principal of Tin Shui Wai Catholic Secondary School; Mr William Wong (Ed Program, since 2014), Principal of Pak Kau College

  • Supervision of BEd and PgDE students in Field Experience

  • External examiner of  Ms Yang Deyun (2011) Market orientation in schools in Harbin, China; for her MEd thesis submitted to Melbourne School of Graduate Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D. in Education, University of Nottingham, UK (2010)

  • M.Sc. in Psychological Studies, University of Glasgow, UK (2006)

  • Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, University of Glasgow, UK (2002)

  • Certificate in Guidance and Counseling, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2000)

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1998)

  • Certificate in Discipline Teachers Training, University of Hong Kong (1995)

  • B.A. (Hons.) First Class Honors (Magna Cum Laude), Linguistics, University of Alberta, Canada (1986)

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

  • Research design, introductory and advanced quantitative methodology,

  • Research synthesis and meta-analysis

  • Mixed methods research

  • Education policy

  • Leadership theory and educational management

  • Teacher and school effectiveness

  • Instruction evaluation and pedagogy

  • Knowledge management and school improvement

 

KNOWLEDGE OF SOFTWARE AND COMPUTER LANGUAGE

 

  • General: MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project

  • Statistical: SPSS, LISREL, Mplus, MLWin, Winsteps, LatentGold, R

  • Others: NVivo, NetMiner, Wordsmith.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

  • British Psychological Society (GBC);

  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

  • International Congress of School Effectiveness and School Improvement (ICSEI)

  • American Education Research Association (AERA)

  • British Education Research Association (BERA)

 

LANGUAGES

 

English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Basic Spoken, Written Native)