Research Student Profiles

Miss LEUNG, Yuk Tin Yvette

Social Contexts and Policies of Education

Programme of Study: PhD

Field of Study: Shadow Education, Private Supplementary Tutoring

Research Topic: Parentocracy in the spotlight: how parents’ wish and wealth shape students’ private tutoring experience and learning opportunities

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About Me:
BEd (Hons) (EdUHK); MA (TC, Columbia)

Current Research:
Parental Involvement; Private Tutoring; Equity, Equality and Social Justice in Education

Primary Supervisor: Professor KOBAKHIDZE, Nutsa

Co-supervisor(s): Professor TAN, Cheng Yong

Research Outputs:
Leung, Y. T. Y. (2017) The effectiveness of using morphological instruction to improve striving ESL students’ performance in reading comprehension. EDUHK Research Repository. Available from:

Leung , Y. T. Y. (2021, 4). Beyond the country ranking: what can sampling coverage and the PISA performance tell us more about individual country’s education system? [Paper Presentation]. CIES Conference 2021.

Awards and Prizes:
HKSAR Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scholarship Scheme, awarded by HKSAR, 2017

The Education University of Hong Kong Scholarship for Academic Excellence (Master Programme), awarded by The Education University of Hong Kong, 2017

Hong Kong Language Campaign Scholarship for English, awarded by HKSAR, 2016

HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship, awarded by The Hongkong Bank Foundation, 2016

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme, awarded by HKSAR, 2013

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship Scheme 2012/13, awarded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, 2013