Research Student Profiles

Miss CHAN, Yuen Ki

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Programme of Study: EdD

Field of Study: Comparative Education; Shadow Education (Private Supplementary Tutoring)

Research Topic: The role of tutoring in shaping students’ learning: Does tutoring experience impact on students' learning attitude formation and learning performance - a case study of Liberal Studies education in Hong Kong

Email Address: cyuenki@connect.hku.hk


About Me:
Claudia is currently an EdD student. She obtained her Bachelor degree from the Faculty of Arts and Master degree from the Faculty of Education in the University of Hong Kong in 2005 and 2013 respectively.

Claudia is also a full-time secondary school History and Liberal Studies teacher in Hong Kong. She obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008.

Her research interest centers around shadow education and students' learning quality. Her teaching interests lies in humanities and social studies subjects, in particular, world history and contemporary history.


Primary Supervisor: Dr KOBAKHIDZE, Nutsa

Co-supervisor(s): Dr WONG, Vincent W L


Research Outputs:
Chan, C., & Bray, TM. (2014). Marketised private tutoring as a supplement to regular schooling: Liberal Studies and the shadow sector in Hong Kong secondary education. Journal of Curriculum Studies , 46(3), 361-388.