CESHK 2017 Spring Annual Conference – 24-25 March 2017

CESHK 2017 Spring Annual Conference – 24-25 March 2017


Venue: The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) Study Centre in Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

(Click here for direction to the venue)  Note: When you get to Metro City Plaza, ask for the direction to MCL Cinema, and that exit is the one to walk to the Conference venue. Also, take the underpass after crossing the road from the Mall exit.


Conference Themes

The Conference will be organised around four themes:

  1. Equity and basic schooling in Asia; 
  2. Higher education in Asia: the local and the global; 
  3. Education and social change; and 
  4. Comparative education research methods. 

Click here for Conference Overview       Click here for Presentation Schedules       

Click here for Full Conference Program (including abstracts)

Click here for the floor plan

Notes for presenters:

  • To save the environment, we encourage you distribute your presentation online. The file could be distributed to the interested participants afterwards. If you would like to disseminate the hard copy, please bring around 15-20 hard copies.
  • The range of the presentation sessions varies from 40-60 minutes, with some have 2-4 papers in each. We recommend each presentation should be kept to 15 minutes, and to allow the remaining time for Q & A.
  • Please keep your presentation on time by keeping an eye on the time cards shown to you, in order to ensure the session finishes on time.
  • No chair is assigned in each presentation slots, please take turn to chair for the other presenter(s), and to use the time cards as the timekeeper for other presentation(s).
  • No printing nor photocopying facilities would be provided at the venue.


Keynote Speakers: 

Dr Yonezawa Akiyoshi, Tohoku University, Japan
Title: Mobility, formation and development of the academic profession in East Asia: A trial of global studies in higher education
Dr Jae Park, The Education University of Hong Kong
Title: Dichotomy between preached and practiced equity in the academia
Dr Liz Jackson, The University of Hong Kong
Title: School is a Technology: Social Change and Media from the USA to Hong Kong
Dr Brian Denman, The University of New England
Title: Problematising objectivity in comparative education research


Registration and CESHK Membership

Membership and Conference fee payments are required in advance from all presenters. If you are a non-member or your membership has expired, please join CESHK or renew your membership*.

*For CESHK Membership, please go to https://ceshk-archive.edu.hku.hk/membership/

Membership is for the current calendar year. Members joining CESHK after 1st September enjoy membership until the end of the following calendar year.

This year, there is a dedicated email address for the 2017 Spring Annual Conference and ALL Conference-related matters. It is: ceshk.spring.conference@gmail.com

For non-conference related matters, please use ceshk.secretary@gmail.com

Information of the two hotels which closest to the conference venue: 

Note: The two hotels are by Tseung Kwan O Train Station, and the conference venue is by Po Lam Station. It is just 2 stations away and travel time is 6 minutes. Please allow 30 minutes for walking to the stations and about 10 minutes to walk to the venue from Po Lam Station. (http://www.mtr.com.hk/en/customer/jp/index.php)

Hotel Address Hotel Rate on 23 Mar Hotel Rate on 24 Mar Hotel Rate on 25 Mar Hotel Rate on 26 Mar Remarks
Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East Tower 5, 3 Tong Tak Street, Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon, HK $980 $1,100 $1,100 $980 – Not yet include internet and breakfast
– Include internet and breakfast +$220 each day
– need to add 10% service charge every day
Holiday Inn Express Kowloon East Tower 4, 3 Tong Tak Street, Tseung Kwan 0, Kowloon $680 $800 $800 $680 – Include internet and breakfast
– need to add 10% service charge every day

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