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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the worldwide discussion of conceptualization, multiple functions and management of national education in an era of globalisation by proposing a new comprehensive framework for research, policy analysis and practical implementation. Design/Methodology/Approach: Based on a review of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Nationalism, Civics
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Ko, James; Lee, Theodore Tai Hoi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework for reconceptualising research on school autonomy to redress the limitations of traditional research, strengthen the conceptual links between school autonomy and learning outcomes and offer a range of new strategies for studying the interplay of school autonomy, leadership and learning.…
Descriptors: Institutional Autonomy, Leadership, Learning, Educational Research
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Ko, James; Cheng, Yin Cheong; Lee, Theodore Tai Hoi – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to trace the development of school autonomy and accountability and related multiple changes and impacts in key areas of school education in Hong Kong since implementing school-based management (SBM) from 1990s. Design/methodology/approach: To explore the evolution and the uniqueness of autonomy and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Autonomy, Educational Policy, Accountability
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W.; Yuen, Celeste Y. M.; Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2011
Purpose: The main purpose of the present paper is twofold: to examine and compare the current strategies and policies that are employed by the UK, Australia and Singapore and to recommend appropriate strategies and policies to higher education institutions and the Hong Kong government and elsewhere that are interested in expanding their efforts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Student Recruitment, Foreign Students
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yeun, Timothy W. W. – International Journal of Educational Management, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to review and analyze the functions, strategies and related issues of developing a regional education hub in the trends of education development in China as well as the Asian Pacific region. Design/methodology/approach: Taking Hong Kong as an emerging case, it examines through literature and international comparison the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Trend Analysis
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Cheung, Alan C. K.; Yuen, Timothy W. W.; Yuen, Celeste Y. M.; Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2010
Purpose: The main purpose of this study is threefold: to analyze the current conditions of higher education services offered in the three target markets; to conduct market segmentation analysis of these markets; and to recommend the most appropriate market entry strategies for Hong Kong's education service providers. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Higher Education, Educational Demand
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2009
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the reform syndrome, bottle-neck effects and their impacts on teachers and school education in the last ten years and highlight the direction of new developments. Design/methodology/approach: The paper examines educational reforms in Hong Kong in the last decade. Findings: Echoing the international trends of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Theory Practice Relationship
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching – International Journal of Educational Management, 2007
Purpose: This paper aims to report empirical research investigating how school-based management (SBM) and paradigm shift (PS) in education are closely related to teachers' student-centered teaching and students' active learning in a sample of Hong Kong secondary schools. Design/methodology/approach: It is a cross-sectional survey research…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Student Attitudes, Models, School Based Management
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2005
Purpose: Based on a typology of contextualized multiple thinking, this paper aims to elaborate how the levels of thinking (data, information, knowledge, and intelligence), and the types of thinking as a whole, can be used to profile the characteristics of multiple thinking in organizational learning, re-conceptualize the nature of creativity in…
Descriptors: Creativity, Organizational Communication, Global Approach, Classification
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2004
Since there are increasing international concerns with both the positive and negative impacts of globalization on indigenous and national development, how to manage the realities and practices of globalization and localization in education for maximizing the benefits and minimizing the disadvantages for the development of individuals and their…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Indigenous Knowledge, Individual Development, Global Approach
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Cheung, Wing Ming – International Journal of Educational Management, 2003
Examined how school-based management (SBM) at the school, group, and individual levels is related to school performance at different levels. From a sample of 82 Hong Kong schools, the strength of multi-level self-management in schools was found to be strongly related to quality indicators of organizational performance, and moderately correlated to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, School Based Management, School Effectiveness
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Ng, Kwok Hung; Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching – International Journal of Educational Management, 2002
Proposes a framework for analyzing education policy from an economic perspective. The framework takes into account educational supply and demand, structure of the education system, economic effects, and their interrelations. Discusses key economic issues in the analysis of education policy. (EV)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economic Impact, Educational Demand, Educational Economics
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Mok, Magdalena Mo Ching; Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2001
Discusses a theoretical model that can be used to deepen understanding of the nature and process of self-learning, and to facilitate students in becoming highly motivated and effective self-learners with the support of a networked human and information technology (IT) environment. Explores how the theory's implications can contribute to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Independent Study, Information Technology, Learning Motivation
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Cheng, Yin Cheong – International Journal of Educational Management, 2000
Proposes a new paradigm for teaching and learning based on the concepts of contexualized multiple intelligences (CMIs) and concepts and processes of triplization, including globalization, localization, and individualization. Implications of the new paradigm for changing curriculum, pedagogy, and general educational reform are drawn. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Cheng, Yin Cheong; Tsui, Kwok Tung – International Journal of Educational Management, 1998
Discusses new strategies for conceptualizing teacher effectiveness at the elementary/secondary levels, to be used as a basis for improving the usefulness of research on teacher effectiveness. The aim is to shift away from one-dimensional assessment of individual teachers toward a multidimensional approach that can inform improvement of both…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria