Dr Edward Y.W. Chu is Assistant Professor in the Full-time Programme of BEd (Hons) in English Language Teaching in the School of Education and Languages. He coordinates and teaches a number of teacher education courses and English proficiency courses.
Prior to joining the OUHK, he was Prefect of Studies and headed the English Department of a local secondary school. With the financial subsidy amounting to HKD850,000.00 through EDB’s Refined English Language Enhancement Scheme (REES), he spearheaded a number of initiatives promoting English language learning with a special focus on Language Across the Curriculum (LAC).
Dr. Chu’s academic interests include Content-based instruction (CBI), Bilingual Education and Language Across the Curriculum (LAC). Illustrative conferences that he participated as the presenter include ‘Bridging Language Acquisition and Language Policy Symposium’ in Sweden in 2015 and ‘Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference’ in Canada in 2013.
Teaching Areas & Research Interests
- Content-based instruction (CBI), Bilingual Education and Language Across the Curriculum (LAC)