Dr YIM, Kim Ping   嚴劍萍
Lecturer I
Department of Cultural and Creative Arts
Phone No: (852) 2948 7281
Email: kpyim@eduhk.hk
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0001-8139-3368
Phone
(852) 2948 7281
Email
kpyim@eduhk.hk
Research Interest

Teaching Interest

Art Education

Child Development

Visual Arts for Special Needs

Art and Well-being

External Appointment

(2020-22) Consultant, Education Bureau on project "Adaptation of Learning Objectives for the Visual Arts Curriculum (P1-S3) for Students with Intellectual Disabilities"

(2017-2019, 2022) Panel Member of Judges, Student Drawing Competition, Hong Kong Flower Show

(2021) Panel Member of Judges, Education Bureau's Exhibition of Student Visual Arts Work

(2019, 2021) Volunteer Teacher of a community-based art program organized by Wong Tai Sin District Elderly Community Centre

(2019) Invited external examiner to G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College (Primary Section)

(2018) Panel Member of Judges, 4-Panel Comic Drawing Competition, Christian Faith and Development Centre, EdUHK

(2016–2017, 2013–2014) Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists (HKAAT)

(2013-2014) Committee member of UNESCO Arts in Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education (RLCCE)

Professional Profile

Yim Kim-ping obtained her B.A. (Fine Arts) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; M.F.A. (Design & Photography) and M.A. (Film Studies) at the University of Iowa; P.G.D.E. (Visual Arts) at the Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). She studied her PhD in Art Education at The Ohio State University (O.S.U.). Her dissertation entitled "Humanitarian Visual Culture Curriculum: An Action Research Study" was nominated for the O.S.U.'s Council of Graduate Schools Distinguished Dissertation Award in Humanities/Fine Arts. She is a lecturer at EdUHK, teaching courses in Art Education, Child Development and Visual Arts for Special Needs. She obtained O.S.U.'s Mary Lou Kuhn Scholarship in 2009 and 2011; served as a committee member of UNESCO Arts in Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education (R.L.C.C.E.) (2013-2014), an honorary consultant for the Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists (H.K.A.A.T.) (2013-2014; 2016-2017), the Visual Arts external reviewer for G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College (2020), a volunteer-teacher for a Certificated Visual Arts Volunteer Tutor Training Course at H.K.S.K.H. Wong Tai Sin District Elderly Community Centre (2019, 2021), a panel judge for Education Bureau's Exhibition of Student Visual Arts Work (2021), Hong Kong Flower Show's Student Drawing Competition (2017-2019, 2022) and an awardee of Excellent Field Experience Supervision at EdUHK (2021). She is a member of the National Art Education Association (N.A.E.A.) and Hong Kong Society for Education in Art (H.K.S.E.A.). She has been providing advisory service for the Education Bureau on the "Adaptation of Learning Objectives for the Visual Arts Curriculum (P1-S3) for Students with Intellectual Disabilities" since 2020.

嚴劍萍畢業於香港中文大學學士學位(藝術) 、美國愛荷華大學碩士學位(設計與攝影)和(電影研究)、香港教育大學教育文憑(視覺藝術) 。她於美國俄亥俄州立大學修讀書藝術教育博士學位,論文《一個面向人道主義的視覺文化課程行動研究》被提名為研究生院理事會傑出人文藝術論文獎。她現職香港教育大學,任教課程包括藝術教育 、 兒童發展、照顧特殊需要的視藝教育。她獲俄亥俄州立大學頒發的Mary Lou Kuhn獎學金(2009,2011);擔任聯合國教科文組織本土文化及創意教育研究觀測所委員(2013-2014)、香港藝術治療師協會榮譽顧問(2013-2014; 2016-2017)、優才(楊殷有娣)書院視藝科校外評審(2020)、 香港聖公會黃大仙長者綜合服務中心舉辦的“視覺藝術義務導師證書培訓課程必修科”義務講師(2019, 2021)、教育局學生視覺藝術作品展評審成員(2021)、香港花卉展覽學生繪畫比賽評審成員(2017-2019, 2022)、及獲教大卓越教學實習督導獎 (2021)。她是美國國家美術教育協會和香港藝術教育協會會員。自 2020 年,她為教育局提供“發展為智障學生而調適的視覺藝術科課程(小一至中三)”的諮詢服務。


Research Interest

Teaching Interest

Art Education

Child Development

Visual Arts for Special Needs

Art and Well-being

External Appointment

(2020-22) Consultant, Education Bureau on project "Adaptation of Learning Objectives for the Visual Arts Curriculum (P1-S3) for Students with Intellectual Disabilities"

(2017-2019, 2022) Panel Member of Judges, Student Drawing Competition, Hong Kong Flower Show

(2021) Panel Member of Judges, Education Bureau's Exhibition of Student Visual Arts Work

(2019, 2021) Volunteer Teacher of a community-based art program organized by Wong Tai Sin District Elderly Community Centre

(2019) Invited external examiner to G.T. (Ellen Yeung) College (Primary Section)

(2018) Panel Member of Judges, 4-Panel Comic Drawing Competition, Christian Faith and Development Centre, EdUHK

(2016–2017, 2013–2014) Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists (HKAAT)

(2013-2014) Committee member of UNESCO Arts in Education Observatory for Research in Local Cultures and Creativity in Education (RLCCE)

Selected Output

Journal Publications
YIM, K. P. (2017). Implementing “care for others” in the Hong Kong arts education curriculum guide (primary 1 – secondary 6): Prospects and directions. Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education, 16 (3), 1-34.
Yim, K. P. (2015). Exploring the affective impacts of war photographs on students' moral and intellectual development. Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education, (14)5, 1-30.

Conference Papers
Yim, K. P. (2013, October). The Creative Imperative: The Centrality of Visual Arts to Education. Paper presented in The 2nd Cross Cultural Asian Art Education International Conference. Oct 8-9, 2013. Miriam College, Philippines, Philippines.

All Other Outputs
Yim, K. P. (2018). Reviewer of a journal paper for Arts and Humanities in Higher Education. UK: SAGE.
Yim, K. P. (2018). Reviewer of a journal paper for Humanities. MDPI.

Project

Understanding Photojournalism as Creative Social Action: Opening Up an Educational Space for Humanitarian World Views
Nature: The research explored the social responsibility of arts education in a context where photographic images have become an integral part of contemporary human visual experience. The research examined how two prominent Hong Kong-based photojournalists developed their capacity to bring forth visual stories of contemporary issues that might generate impact on students’ daily lives at personal, community, national and global levels. Significance: Documentary photography in Hong Kong witnesses . . .
Project Start Year: 2016, Principal Investigator(s): YIM, Kim Ping 嚴劍萍
 
The Creative Imperative: The Centrality of Visual Arts to Education
Research on creativity in visual arts education is under a paradigm shift, moving from creative self-expression to the development of cultural identity, technology, and economic entrepreneurship. This research study aims to provide a foundation for reconceptualizing creativity through artist-based and visual culture approaches, with a particular focus on the meaning making process in the context of art interpretation. It aims to delve beneath the complex and subtle forms of thinking taking place . . .
Project Start Year: 2013, Principal Investigator(s): YIM, Kim Ping 嚴劍萍