Dr CHONG, King Man Eric   莊璟珉
Assistant Professor
Department of Social Sciences
Phone No: (852) 2948 7012
Email: kingman@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0002-4470-7468
Phone
(852) 2948 7012
Email
kingman@eduhk.hk
Scopus ID
37261019000
Research Interest

Citizenship education, PSHE curriculum development, national identity, global citizenship, digital citizenship, politics in Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR.

Teaching Interest

Citizenship education, global citizenship, digital citizenship, school improvement, interdisciplinary curriculum and methods, national identity, politics in Hong Kong SAR.

Professional Profile

Dr. Eric Chong is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Social Sciences, Chair of Deparmental Learning and Teaching Committee, and Programme Leader of Professional Development Programme on Enhancing Curriculum Planning and Teaching of Life and Society in Junior Secondary Curriculum (since 2011). He was the Associate Chair of SSC Departmental Learning and Teaching Committee (2015-17) and Associate Programme Leader of Master of Social Sciences in Global Hong Kong Studies (2018-2020). He was previously social sciences subject representative of Postgraduate Diploma in Education(Primary) General Studies(2009-19), Field Experience Coordinator of PGDE(P) General Studies(2009-19), and internship coordinator of Bachelor of Social Sciences in Global and Environmental Studies.

He obtained his B.Soc.Sc. (1996) and MPhil (1998) in Government and Public Administration from the CUHK. Then, he studied for an MBA (Public Service) at the University of Birmingham, U.K. in 2001. He obtained his PGDE in Liberal Studies at the HKU in 2007. He completed a part-time PhD in Education (2013) at the University of York, U.K., under the supervision of Prof. Ian Davies, with a focus on citizenship education. His thesis is about Hong Kong secondary school teachers’ perceptions of national identity and National Education. Previously he worked as Senior Research Assistant, Curriculum Developer, Teaching Fellow II, Senior Teaching Fellow, and Lecturer at the HKIEd. Once he worked at the Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government.

His career focuses on citizenship education, global citizenship, Liberal Studies, and General Studies at Hong Kong schools. He is now expanding his expertise into citizenship education in China and Macau, as well as Hong Kong and Macao politics. His teaching and research interests are citizenship education, national identity, and politics of Hong Kong and Macao. He is also interested in school-based partnership projects on topics of Liberal Studies, General Studies, Civic Education and global citizenship education. He is now working on a paper about interdisciplinary curriculum, as well as implementing a General Research Fund project (2018-20) on investigating perceptions of Hong Kong secondary school teachers on their national identity and national education. He has finished a Teaching Development Grant project (2017-18) on implementing social justice education in undergraduate curriculum and a publication is forthcoming. Currently, he is interested in teaching and research about global citizenship education and digitial citizenship education. He has been involved in both pre-service and in-service teacherstraining. He serves the community as a scout leader during his free time.

Research Interest

Citizenship education, PSHE curriculum development, national identity, global citizenship, digital citizenship, politics in Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR.

Teaching Interest

Citizenship education, global citizenship, digital citizenship, school improvement, interdisciplinary curriculum and methods, national identity, politics in Hong Kong SAR.

Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Chong, Eric King-man (2021). Experiential learning in action: The successful teaching practices of Hong Kong school-based curriculum development on personal, social and humanities education (accepted, in press). McConnell-Farmer, J.L. (Ed.), World of Children: Perspectives and Connections in Sustainability with Reflections during the Pandemic (xx-xx). Urbana, IL: Linton Atlantic Books.
Eric King-man Chong (2020). Reinstating Global Citizenship Education: Conceptual, Curricular, and Pedagogical Considerations in Hong Kong’s Curriculum and School Teaching. John P. Myers, Research on Teaching Global Issues: Pedagogy for Global Citizenship Education (149-170). Charlotte, NC: Charlotte, NC: IAP – Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Chong King-man, Eric (2019). Controversy over Liberal Studies and youth activism under C.Y. Leung administration. Cheng, J.S.Y.(Ed.), The C.Y. Leung Administration: A Critical Review (499-530). Hong Kong: City University Press.
Eric King-man Chong (2019). Using Action Research to Assess Student Learning in Curriculum on Understanding Poverty. SAGE, SAGE Research Methods Cases (1-21). London: SAGE Publications Ltd.
Chong, Eric King-man (2018). Human rights education in Asia. Kennedy, J. K. & Lee C.K.J. (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia (610-620). London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
Chong, Eric King Man (2018). Developing empathy through authentic assessment. Tay H.Y.(Ed.), Designing Quality Authentic Assessments (209-223). London: Routledge.
Chong, Eric K. M. (2018). A Review of Contemporary Chinese Nationalism: Theories, Features and Facets. Sungmoon Kim & Hsin-wen Lee(Eds.), Reimaging Nation and Nationalism in Multicultural East Asia (105-122). London: Routledge.
Eric King-man Chong (2018). Student and youth activism: The new youth groups in anti-national education policy and occupy central movement. Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo(Ed.), Interest groups and the new democracy in Hong Kong (174-205). London: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
Eric King-man Chong (2017). From citizenship education to national education: Perceptions of national identity and national education of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. London: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group).
阮衛華、莊璟珉(2017):與學生探討具爭議性的社會議题,香港中文大學天主教研究中心,天主教社會倫理 國情專題 專家講座筆錄,(xii-xiii),香港,香港中文大學天主教研究中心, 香港天主教正義和平委員會。
Chong, E.K.M. (2017). Teaching global citizenship education with empathy model and experiential learning: Case study of action research on developing empathy in a Hong Kong secondary school. Suzanne C., Sawch, D., Villanueva, A., Vinz, R., Educating for 21st century global capacities: International perspectives and practices (303-325). Singapore: Springer.
Leung, Y.W., Chong, E.K.M. & Yuen, W.W.T. (2017). Civic Education in Hong Kong: From the colonial era to post-occupy movement era. Tse, T. K.C. & Lee, M. H., Making Sense of Education in post-handover Hong Kong: Achievements and challenges (127-144). London: Routledge (Taylor & Francis).
Chong, K.M. (2016). Educating for the nation in China. Davies, I., Epstein, T., Peck, C., Peterson, A., Ross, A., Schmidt, M. A., Sears, A., Sonu, D., Education, Globalization and the Nation (81-102). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Eric K.M. Chong & Yan-Wing Leung (2015). Christian Antipoverty Campaigns. Mehmet Odekon, The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Second Edition (233-235). Thousands Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc.
Joe Tin-yau LO, Eric King-man CHONG (2015). Global Citizenship Education in the Primary Social Education Curricula in Hong Kong and Shanghai: An Intra-cultural Comparative Study. In Merryfield, M., Augustine, T. & Harshman, J. (Eds.), Research in Social Education - Research in Global Citizenship Education (pp. 137-162). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
梁恩榮、張銳輝、李展華、莊璟珉、葉建源、鄧耀南、盧恩臨(2012):民間公民教育指引 - 回歸及構公民教育,梁恩榮、張銳輝、李展華、莊璟珉、葉建源、鄧耀南、盧恩臨,民間公民教育指引 - 回歸及構公民教育,(1-27),Hong Kong,香港: 公民教育聯席。
莊璟珉(2011):議題選擇的原則,香港教育學院管治與公民研究中心,2009-2011年《基本法》教育計劃教與學分享--人權教育和法治教育的教與學,(62-69),Hong Kong,香港教育學院管治與公民研究中心。
盧竹青, 莊璟珉 (2010). 如何在特殊學校推行探究學習?. 羅天佑主編, 《探究學習-校本發展與實踐(一)》 (90-120). 香港: 香港教育學院跨學科及通識教育研究中心.
陳盛賢、陳錦榮、謝加謙、莊璟珉和葉娟卿 (編)(2010):《教與學:理論與實踐》,香港,學術專業圖書中心。
莊璟珉(2010):運用「實地考察」於常識科小班教學,陳錦榮主編,《優化小班教學集思錄》,(13-15),香港,香港教育學院小班教學發展與研究中心。
莊璟珉(2009):「大躍進運動」、「大饑荒」、「文化大革命」、「入世」、「毛澤東思想」、「三來一補」、「地方行政區域」、「個體戶」、「社保基金」、「承包」、「盲流」、「解放軍」、「最高人民法院」,羅金義(主編),《當代中國80詞》,(33-36),香港,匯智出版。
莊璟珉(2008):對話探究:專題研習的研習工具,輯於鄭美紅、羅天佑編《綜合練習:理論與實踐——中學篇》,新加坡,Marshall Cavendish Education。
Chong, K. M. (2006). Research on Perceptions of Local Secondary Schools on Language Study Tours and Study Tours as Field-Based Learning. Hong Kong: Tourism Australia.
李榮安、莊璟珉及蕭偉樂(2006):《國民身份認同與世界公民教育:專題研習、綜合人文科與常識科的廷伸》,香港,當代發展公司。

Journal Publications
Chong, E.K.M., Hu, J., Tang, H.H.H., Cheng, E.C.K., Davies, I., Leung, Y.W., Hung, S.C.F. (2021). Hong Kong secondary school teachers’ pedagogical approaches to controversial issues at a time of social and political turmoil. Teacher Development (accepted for publication), xx, xx-xx.
Chong, Eric King-man (2021). Hong Kong under COVID-19: Active self-mobilisation, freedom and responsibilities, and learnings. Citizenship Teaching and Leaning (accepted), xx, xx-xx.
Chong, King-man Eric; Hu, Jun; Cheng, Chi-keung Eric; Davies, Ian; Tang, Hei-hang Hayes; Leung, Yan-wing; Hung, Chung-fun Steven (2021). Conceptualizing national education and methods of teaching national education in Hong Kong. Citizenship Teaching and Leaning, 16(1), 69-94.
Chong, Kingman Eric (2021). Reinstating global citizenship education in Hong Kong’s school curriculum and teaching (translated in Japanese). The Japanese Association of for Citizenship Education, 3, 3-8.
Chong, E.K.M., Davies, I. & Pao, S.S. (2020). Teaching about and for social justice in teacher education in Hong Kong. Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 19(3), 211-227.
Eric King-man Chong (2020). How Does Globalization Shape the Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development in Hong Kong’s Education Reform?. Curriculum and Teaching, 35(1), 23-51.
Chong, King-man Eric (2019). Using Experiential Learning of NGOs to Enhance Active Citizenship Education in School Curriculum: Case Study of Hong Kong Secondary Schools. Asian Education and Development Studies, 8(5), xx-xx.
Tang, H.H.H., Chong, K.M.E, Yuen W.W.T. (2019). Learning to Understand a Nation: Developing a National Education Curriculum Imbued with Catholic Social Ethics for Hong Kong’s Primary Schools. Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 15(2), 81-93.
Eric Kingman Chong, Edda Sant, Ian Davies, (2019). Civic education guidelines in Hong Kong 1985-2012: striving for normative stability in turbulent social and political contexts. Theory & Research in Social Education, 48(2), 285-306.
Chan, Kenneth Ka-lok & Chong, Eric King-man (2019). A Critical Appraisal of the International Factors in “One Country, Two Systems” and Hong Kong’s Democratization. Asian Education and Development Studies, 8(2), 208-216.
Shi, Yudan, Chong Eric King-man, Li, Baihe (2019). Chinese civic education being globalised: What changes have been made in civic education curriculum in China, Hong Kong and Macao. Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 15(1), 37-63.
Yi-Hai Zhang, Hong-yu Peng, Hin Wah Chris Cheung, King-man Eric Chong, Chin Fung Philip Chow (2019). Doing educational research in Chinese societies: Hong Kong SAR & China. Asian Education and Development Studies, 8(3), 340-350.
Eric King-man Chong (2018). Nationalistic education in Hong Kong and Macau SARs of China. Asian Education and Development Studies, 7(4), 395-411.
Eric King-man Chong, Yuen Wai Wa Timothy, Leung Yan Wing (2018). Student council and student leadership training in Hong Kong primary schools. Citizenship Teaching and Leaning, 13.3, 329-349.
Cheung Hin Wah Chris, Chong King Man Eric, Kennedy, Kerry John, Chow Chin Fung Philip (2018). The attitudes of Mainland Chinese secondary students towards democracy and equality: Being a young citizen in 21st century China. Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 13.2, 209-225.
Eric King-man Chong (2018). Developments and challenges of civic education in Hong Kong SAR, China (1997-2017). The Journal of Social Studies Education in Asia, 7, 47-63.
Chong, King Man, Eric, Kennedy, K. & Cheung, Hin Wah (2018). China – liberal economic power abroad, politically authoritarian at home. Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 13(2), 167-175.
Lam, T.S., Leung, Y.W., Yuen, W.W., Chong, K.M., & Tang, H.H. (2018). An Evaluation Study of the Teachers’ Receptivity of the Hong Kong Catholic Social Ethics Curriculum and the training programme. Hong Kong Journal of Catholic Studies – Issue of Teaching Catholic Social Ethics and Civil Education, 8, 244-275.
莊璟珉(2017):多元發聲?下一個世代誰人主導?,《澳門月刊》,10(249),21-23。
Lo, Shiu Hing Sonny & Chong, King Man Eric (2016). Casino Interests, Fujian Tongxianghui and Electoral Politics in Macao. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 46(2), pp.286-303.
Chong, Eric King-man (2016). Clientelism and political participation: Case study of the Chinese tongxianhui in Macao SAR elections. Journal of Chinese Political Science, 21(3), 1-22.
Davies, I. & Chong, E.K.M. (2016). Current Challenges for Citizenship Education in England. Asian Education and Development Studies, 5(1), 1-18.
Chong, E.K.M., Yuen, W.W.T. & Leung, Y.W. (2015). Reconstructing Hong Kong’s civic education in the post- national education era: Rethinking about conceptual, curricular & pedagogical matters. Citizenship Teaching and Learning, 10(3), 251-269.
Chong, K. M. E. & Hung C. F. S. (2015). The domestication of civic education policy initiated and adopted in postwar Hong Kong. Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 3(5), 62-74.
Eric K.M. Chong (2015). Global Citizenship Education of Hong Kong secondary school curriculum guidelines: From learning about rights and responsibility to challenging inequality. Asian Education and Development Studies, 4(2), 221-247.
Chong, E. K.M (2013). The Controversy over National Education and Identity: A case study of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. Asian Education and Development Studies, 2(3), 241-262.
莊璟珉(2013):從公民教育到國民教育的爭議,《香港亞太研究所研究報告第二二七號》,227,1-29。
Chong, E. K.M. (2013). Understanding Controversies of National Education: Case studies of Perceptions on National Education of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 15(2), 65-98.
Yuen, W.W.T. and Chong, K. M. E. (2012). Teaching Human Rights and Rule of Law in Class: a case study of two secondary schools in Hong Kong. Citizenship social and Economics Education, 11(1), 36-45.

Conference Papers
Chong, E. K-M. (2020, December). Liberal Studies in Hong Kong SAR of China: The fate of an innovative and inquiry learning school curriculum for encouraging multiple perspectives and critical thinking. Citizenship at a Crossroads: Rights, Identity, and Education, Prague, CZ.
Eric King-man Chong (2020, June). Enhancing student global learning through Social Justice Education: Conceptual clarification, learning and teaching methods. Academic Network on Global Education & Learning (ANGEL) Early Career Researchers Conference 2020, University of Oulu, Finland.
Eric King-man Chong (2019, September). Civic Education in Hong Kong: Why, What, How and Looking Ahead. Japanese citizenship education conference, Tokyo, Japan.
Chong, K.M.E.; Leung, Y.W.; Davies, I.; Yuen, W.W.T.; Cheng, C.K.E.; Tang, H.H.H.; Hung, C.F.S (2019, June). How to facilitate students understand their national identity and concern about the national affairs? – Hong Kong civic education teachers’ perceptions on national education. Leverhulme Youth Activism International Network (25-27/6/2019), Budapest, Hungary.
Chong, Eric King-man (2019, May). Liberal Studies in Hong Kong SAR of China: The fate of an innovative and inquiry learning school curriculum for. The 21st CiCea Conference (9-11/5/2019), Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
Chong, Eric King-man (2019, May). Post Anti-National Education and Occupy Movement in Hong Kong: Characteristics of National Education in the. The 21st CiCea conference, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
King Man Chong (2018, December). Preliminary findings on Hong Kong’s teacher perception of national identity and national education. Hong Kong Educational Research Association International Conference 2018 (@CUHK), Hong Kong.
Boguszewski, M., & Chong, K.M.E. (2018, November). ASEAN and “Belt and Road Initiative”: Economic and Social Relations between China and ASEAN Members. Presented at Hong Kong Political Science Association Annual Conference 2018, Hong Kong.
Eric King-man Chong (2018, May). A review of Hong Kong people’s identity development and the controversies of national education. 20th CiCea, 2nd CiCea & CitizED Joint International Conference on Citizenship & Identity in a Post-Truth World, Warsaw, Poland.
Eric King-man Chong (2018, May). Symposium paper: Hong Kong Aspirations for Democracy: Understanding the 'One Country, Two Systems' Governance Principles. 20th CiCea, 2nd CiCea & CitizED Joint International Conference on Citizenship & Identity in a Post-Truth World, Warsaw, Poland.
Eric King-man Chong (2017, October). Interdisciplinary curriculum development in Hong Kong SAR of China: from General Studies in primary schools, Life and Society in junior secondary to Liberal Studies in senior secondary school curriculum’. 66th Annual Conference of Japanese Research Association for Social Studies, Hiroshima University, 28-29/10/2017, Japan.
Eric King-man Chong (2017, October). ‘Interdisciplinary curriculum development in Hong Kong SAR’. Citizenship Education Forum, Okayama University, Japan, 26/10/2017, Japan.
Eric King-man Chong (2016, July). Developing empathy through experiential learning in PSHE learning area: Case study of two Hong Kong secondary schools. International Childhood Education issues (17-20/7/2016), Oxford.
Chong, E.K.M. (2015, July). Nationalistic Education in Hong Kong and Macao SARs of China. International Association for Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, Gottingen, Germany.
Eric K.M. Chong (2015, June). Teaching global citizenship education with teaching models of empathy and critical literacy: Case study of Hong Kong secondary schools. Redesigning pedagogy: Leaders, Values and Citizenship in 21st century education & International 11th CitizEd Conference,, Singapore.
Chong, E.K.M. (2014, December). Clientelism and political participation: The case of Chinese tongxianghui in Macao SAR. 8th Global Social Sciences Conference, Baptist University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Eric, K.M. CHONG (2014, February). Characterizing Global Citizenship Education in Hong Kong secondary school curriculum guidelines. Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference 2014, Hong Kong.
莊璟珉、梁恩榮及阮衛華 (2013, March). 重構香港學校公民教育的公民任務. 香港亞洲研究學會第八屆研討會, 香港教育學院.
Eric, K.M. CHONG (2013, February). Controversies from Civic Education to National Education. Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Annual Conference 2013, Hong Kong.
Eric King Man Chong (2012, December). Perceptions and teachings of national identity and National Education: Case studies of Hong Kong secondary school teachers. Creating Communities: Local, National and Global. Proceedings of the fourteenth Conference of the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe Erasmus Academic Network (York 2012), London.
Yu, W. M. C., Chong, K. M. E., & Lau, S. W. C. (2012, December). A Study on Engaging Student Teachers into Online Reflective Dialogue. Paper presented at the 3rd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research, Shanghai, China.
Eric King Man Chong (2012, May). Perceptions and Teachings of National Identity and National Education: Case. CiCe Conference – Creating Citizenship Communications: Local, National and Global – 8th CitizEd Conference, York, U.K.
Chong King Man (2010, December). Perceptions of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers on National Identity and National Education. 2nd East Asian International Conference on Teacher Education Research 2010, Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2010, July). The Perceptions of Hong Kong Primary School Teachers on National Identity and National Education. The Seventeenth International Conference on Learning, Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2009, November). Research on Perceptions of Hong Kong’s Primary School Teachers on ‘National Identity’ and ‘National Education’. International Conference on Primary Education, Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2009, June). ‘National Identity and National Education: A Pilot Study on Perceptions of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers’. Fifth International CitizEd International Conference, Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2009, May). 'A Pilot Study on Perceptions of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers on National Identity and National Education’. Education Research Group Seminar, York, U.K.
Chong King Man (2008, June). ‘A Pilot Study on Perceptions of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers on National Identity and National Education’. Invited Seminar on National Education by CCE, HKIEd, Hong Kong.

Creative and Literary Works, Consulting Reports and Case Studies
Chong King Man (2011). School report on rule of law and human rights curriculum of TWGHs Chang Ming Thien College, August 2011. Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2010). School report on rule of law and human rights curriculum of PLK Lee Shing Pik College, August 2010. Hong Kong.
Chong King Man (2010). Developing Teaching Resources on Issues of Civic Education. Hong Kong.

All Other Outputs
何政偉,莊璟珉(2019):淺析社會科學的學與教。
Chong King Man, Eric (2018). Social Justice Education Teaching Guide. Teaching Development Grant (TDG).
莊璟珉, 何政偉(2018):自主學習在通識教育,香港,信報。
梁恩榮、莊璟珉(2017):「基本法教育及灌輸」《明報》8/9/2017,香港。
莊璟珉、趙永佳(2017):「如何教得少、學得多?」教局應檢視常識科的質和量, 《明報》8/9/2017,香港。
阮衛華、莊璟珉(2016):與學生探討具爭議性的社會議題, 公教報,天主教香港教區主教。
莊璟珉 (2013). 民族主義與全球化下的公民教育 (Citizenship education under nationalism and globalization). 《星島日報》.
Chong, K.M. (2012). Perceptions and Teachings of National Identity and National Education: Case studies of Hong Kong Secondary School Teachers. York, U.K.: The University of York, U.K.
莊璟珉(2011):大饑饉(The Chinese Great Famine) - 當代中國84詞, 日文譯本,東京,每日新聞社內。
莊璟珉(2011):文化大革命(The Cultural Revolution), 當代中國84詞, 日文譯本,東京,每日新聞社內。
莊璟珉(2011):大躍進(Great Leap Forward) - 當代中國84詞, 日文譯本,東京,每日新聞社內。
莊璟珉(2010):公民教育漫漫想,香港,香港教育學院社會科學系。
莊璟珉(2009):我是亞洲人,來自中國香港?,香港。
布森祖, 莊璟珉(2008):社會參與及社區發展教材套 (高小及初中 - 兩套)Project on the development of learning and teaching resources on 'Social participation and civic community development – 2 sets on upper primary & junior secondary, and senior secondary ',香港,灣仔區議會文化及康體事務委員會, 香港教育學院公民教育中心。
莊璟珉(2007):「準中學教師看兩岸關係」,香港,《信報》。
莊璟珉(2007):「融會文化交流的遊學團」,香港,《信報》。

Project

An Exploratory Study on the Factors Affecting the Place of Attachment and Belongingness of Hong Kong Permanent Residents
This research cluster aims at studying the place of attachment and belongingness of Hong Kong adult permanent residents by using qualitative semi-structured in-depth interviews. This proposed research cluster is interdisciplinary in nature since it will draw upon relevant and updated theories and perspectives from politics, sociology, geography, as well as citizenship. For this reason, it will also be a means to strengthen the ongoing collaborations across faculties (FLASS & FEHD) and department . . .
Project Start Year: 2021, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Preparing Young Citizens in an Era of Polarization: Hong Kong Civic Education and Liberal Studies Teachers’ Understanding and Teaching Practices of Civics and Democracy
This inductive and exploratory research project aims to look at the issue of how civic education and Liberal Studies teachers in Hong Kong teach civics, so that we can understand how teachers prepare students for civic engagement in the future. We hope that important teacher training policy and pedagogical recommendations on teaching civics can be generated.
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Conceptions of Global Citizenship and Teacher Education
This research compares and examines the conceptions of global citizenship in the global citizenship related courses offered for the 15 Bachelor of Education (Honours) programmes at the Education University of Hong Kong. The research investigates the relationship between (a) the varied understandings, discourses and conceptions of global citizenship and (b) the disciplinary and pedagogical trainings of pre-service teachers, with particular focus on the formation of their professional identity and . . .
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): TANG, Hei Hang Hayes 鄧希恒 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Collaborator)
 
Post Anti-National Education and Occupy Movement in Hong Kong: Characteristics of National Education in the Perceptions of Hong Kong Secondary School Civic Education Teachers GRF18604317
This GRF project investigates the perception of secondary school civic education teachers on national identity and national education. Mixed methods will be used and this project aims at contributing to scholalry understanding on how do teachers perceive their national identity and their methods of teaching national education. It is hoped that this project shall contribute to citizenship education and national identity literature.
Project Start Year: 2018, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Catholic Social Ethics for Teachers (social issues)
The Catholice Socail Ethics Curriculum Project (Social Issues) 天社倫港情篇 2017-18 is a continuation of the previous project on national issues in 2015-17. Its emphasis , however, lies on incorporating Basic Law education into the teaching of Catholic Social Ethics in both primary and secondary schools. Again launched by the Centre for Catholic studies and collaborated with EdUHK academics, the project provided teacher training to a total of 80 schools and 200 teachers and its efficacy will be evalua . . .
Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): LAM, Tak Shing, John 林德成 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Enhancing student learning through social justice education: Conceptual clarification, learning and teaching methods
This project investigates the effectiveness of implementing social justice eduation in undergraduate curriculum in order to develop students' perspective taking and ethical decision making.By equipping students with a conceptual lens and analytical perspective of ‘social justice’, which aims at developing students ability to form a value judgement and discern issues of fairness and justice behind, students can move beyond analytical method such as cost-benefits analysis. Objectives: (i) Appl . . .
Project Start Year: 2017, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Citizenship Education in Post-sovereignty Transition and Identity Formation Era: The Cases of Hong Kong and Macau SARs in Preparing Students for Local and National Identity, Civic Values and Civic Engagement
This project organizes a conference and a special journal issue about the topic. It aims at contributing to scholarly understanding about the developments and impacts of citizenship education in both Hong Kong and Macau
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Post Anti-National Education Movement in Hong Kong: Characteristics of National Education in the Perceptions of HK Secondary School Civic Education Teachers
This project aims at:1. Exploring the perception of national identity and National Education among Hong Kong secondary school teachers. 2.Developing a conceptual modelling of perception of national identity and teaching of National Education.
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Catholic Social Ethics for Teachers
Helping Catholic primary school teachers understand and apply Catholic social and ethical values in teaching.
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): LAM, Tak Shing, John 林德成 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Chinese Civics and Citizenship Education Study (CCCS): Mainland Chinese Students' Attitudes to Citizenship Values and Responsibilities
This project will analyze the quantitative data that has been collected from an adapted version of the instrument used in the International Civics and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) 2009, as well as to collect and analyze qualitative data from a focus group interviews with 10 mainland Chinese students with an aim of understanding their views on citizenship values and attitudes and better understanding the quantitative data. Its purpose is to develop a better understanding of the way young pe . . .
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Developing Civic Learning Communities to Address Hong Kong’s Future Needs: Supporting Schools in Professional Development for School Based Civic Education
This project is a pilot study on the possibility of building a Civic Learning Concern Network that comprises important civic education literacy stakeholders like teachers, parents, academics and NGOs in primary schools The purpose is to lay some initial theoretical ground work for the later project by investigating the intricacies and interactional dynamics between the various stakeholders.
Project Start Year: 2015, Principal Investigator(s): LEUNG, Yan Wing 梁恩榮 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Action Research Project: Developing Pedagogic Model in Teaching New Secondary Curriculum through Global Citizenship Education
This action research project, which is funded by Oxfam(Hong Kong), will be undertaken by Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning (Centre for Governance and Citizenship as research hub), The Hong Kong Institute of Education, and supported by Oxfam Hong Kong. The project aims to generate knowledge to help mainstream the concern of Global Citizenship Education (GCE) into Junior Secondary Curriculum. The project will produce a teaching framework of GCE that would support the de . . .
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): LI, Chin Wa 李展華 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Teaching Enhancement Initiatives Fund - Department of Social Sciences
e-Learning
Project Start Year: 2014, Principal Investigator(s): CHAN, Kit Wa Anita 陳潔華, CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉, HO, Ka Ki Lawrence 何家騏, HUNG, Chung Fun Steven 洪松勳, LAU SHU WAI, CARL 劉樹偉, LEE, Man Yee Karen 李敏儀, ZHAO, Zhenzhou 趙振洲
 
Online Teaching Platform (OTP) for Secondary School Moral, Civic & National Education Curriculum on the Control of Obscene & Indecent articles Ordinance – OFNAA(HKSAR government)
Creating and training on an Online Teaching Platform (OTP) for Secondary School Moral, Civic & National Education Curriculum on the Control of Obscene & Indecent articles Ordinance
Project Start Year: 2013, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Sky100’ Primary School Program – Collaboration for the Development of Teaching Packages
Sky100 features a 360° observation deck on the 100th floor of the ICC building. It reaches 393 m above sea level, looking out on to a breathtaking view of Hong Kong. This program aims to infuse authentic field-based learning experiences into the curriculum of General Studies (GS). It serves to promote primary students’ environmental literacy through specially designed co-curricular activities which integrate contents in the naturalistic, economic, and socio-cultural domains. Learning activities . . .
Project Start Year: 2012, Principal Investigator(s): TSOI KWOK HO 蔡國豪 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Team Member)
 
Understanding Chinese Students' Attitudes to Citizenship: Adapting the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study for Use in Mainland China
The aims of this study are to: • Develop a version of the ICCS 2009 survey that will be acceptable to Mainland authorities; • Trial the revised survey instrument and assess its psychometric properties; • Develop a sampling frame for large scale administration of the revised survey instrument; • Train municipal education staff to administer the revised survey instrument according to ICCS 2009 standards; • Supervise the administration of the adapted and revised ICCS 2009 survey instrument.
Project Start Year: 2012, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
TDG FAS - Engaging Students Learning Through Online Reflective Dialogue in the Social Sciences Courses
To engaging students into reflective dialogue on the effectiveness of course delivery in five Social Sciences Courses by using communication tools of Blackboard
Project Start Year: 2011, Principal Investigator(s): YU, Wai Mui Christina 姚偉梅 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Team Member)
 
Developing Teaching Resources on Issues of Civic Education
This project aims at producing a teaching resource for teaching issues of civic education in primary and junior secondary schools, which can be used in subject of civic education and General Studies, or civic education in the Other Learning Experiences (OLE) of Senior Secondary.
Project Start Year: 2010, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Mini-Encyclopedia of Liberal Studies Book Series -- Knowledge Transfer Fund 2009/10
In response to the keen demand for quality reference of knowledge in liberal studies in recent years, the target readers of the book series are not only the secondary school teachers and students under the NSS curriculum, but also the general public in the community who are interested in liberal studies knowledge. It is a proactive kind of knowledge transfer from academia to community public for the purpose of continuing learning, while interest of school teachers and students (NSS and tertiary) . . .
Project Start Year: 2010, Principal Investigator(s): LAW, Kam Yee 羅金義 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Basic Law Education Project
The BLE is a two year school-based project, aiming at providing secondary teachers curriculum and pedagogical support in the teaching of the Basic Law and law-related concepts in the forthcoming New Senior Secondary Liberal Studies Curriculum.
Project Start Year: 2009, Principal Investigator(s): LEUNG, Yan Wing 梁恩榮 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
MSST Individual Research Fund for CHONG, King Man Eric - Perceptions of Hong Kong Primary School's Teachers on National Identity and National Education
This project investigates the perception of Hong Kong's Primary School Teachers on National Identity and National Education. It is a qualitative study and it explores the purposive sampled teachers' perceptions on the meanings of National Identity and National Education. The main research method is in-depth interview to solicit descriptions by the teachers. The findings has implications for understanding how the teachers responds to the National Education programmes as suggested by the governmen . . .
Project Start Year: 2009, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉
 
Law-Related Education Project
A pilot action research of three secondary schools on curriculum development and teaching of Law Related Education infused in Liberal Studies or Integrated Humanities. Curriculum, teaching plans and pedagogies of teaching of rule of law and human rights were negotiated between the schools and the researchers. Staff development of relevant subject knowledge and pedagogies were provided. Interviews with teachers and students before and after the lessons and classroom observations were conducted to . . .
Project Start Year: 2007, Principal Investigator(s): LEUNG, Yan Wing 梁恩榮 (CHONG, King Man Eric 莊璟珉 as Co-Investigator)
 
Project on the Development of Learning and Teaching Resources on "Social Participation and Community Development 社區的發展與社會參與教材設計計劃
The Wanchai District Board provides the funding support for this project on the development of learning and teaching resources on "Social Participation and Community Development" for primary and secondary schools. This funding is for the development of two resource packages (one for Key Stage 2/3 and the other for Key Stage 4) on the respective themes. The teaching resources packages are planned to be completed by the end of 2007.
Project Start Year: 2007, Principal Investigator(s): PO Sum Cho, CHONG King Man
 
Research Project on Perceptions of Local Secondary Schools towards English Language Study Tours and Study Tour as Field-based Learning
This research project aims at identifying the factors behind local secondary schools' decisions on selecting English language study tours. Meanwhile, this research will also explore the educational values of a language study tour, or field-based learning in social sciences language, from the eyes of the school principals and teachers. After considering the factors behind selecting an English language study tour, in particular how principals and teachers perceive the values of field-based learnin . . .
Project Start Year: 2006, Principal Investigator(s): CHONG King Man
 
Prizes and awards

Literati Award
Chinese Civic education being globalised: What changes have been made in civic education curriculum in China, Hong Kong and Macao. Social Transformations in Chinese Societies, 15(1). 37-63.
Date of receipt: 4/12/2020, Conferred by: Emerald
 
Certificate of Appreciation

Date of receipt: 3/6/2019, Conferred by: School Partnership and Field Experience Office, EdUHK
 
Second runner-up prize - academic paper
“澳門人文社會科學研究優秀成果評獎”活動自2004年至今已舉辦至第五屆,受到澳門學界以及海內外研究澳門的學者廣泛關注和重視,參與評選的作品涵蓋眾多領域和學科。https://www.fmac.org.mo/activity/activityContent_8298
Date of receipt: 3/1/2019, Conferred by: Macao Foundation 澳門基金會
 
Certificate of Appreciation

Date of receipt: 30/11/2016, Conferred by: School Partnership and Field Experience Office, The Education University of Hong Kong
 
Distinguished Service Award

Date of receipt: /12/2013, Conferred by: The Scout Association of Hong Kong
 
NIL

Date of receipt: /12/2005, Conferred by: NIL