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  • Dr. Wong Ming Sin Jessie 王明善博士

    BA(Cum Laude) UCLA, MSW(Distinction) HKU, PhD HKU
    RSW
    Assistant Professor
    School of Education and Languages
    Tel: 27685825

    Biography

    Dr. Jessie Wong is Assistant Professor at The Open University of Hong Kong. Before joining the University, she was World General Secretary of the World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) and Communication and Research Officer of Victoria Educational Organisation. Dr. Wong has devoted her time and energy to advocating the rights of children in Hong Kong and worldwide, by undertaking research which specially focuses on the policies of early childhood development and education. She has been the organiser of academic conferences and seminars and is currently an Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong branch of OMEP.

    Dr. Wong received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Specialization in Computing (Cum Laude) from the University of California, Los Angeles; Master of Social Work (Distinction) and Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Education Policy from The University of Hong Kong. She was a recipient of the Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship for her doctoral study. Dr. Wong is a Registered Social Worker in Hong Kong.

    Teaching Areas & Research Interests

    • Early Childhood Education Policies
    • International Comparisons of Early Childhood Development and Education
    • Professionalism of Educators
    • Child Studies

    Academic & Professional Experience

    Externally-funded Projects

    Principal Investigator

    2019-2020, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council

    The Development of Kindergarten Practitioners’ Professional Identity under the Free Kindergarten Education Policy in Hong Kong (HK$784,745)

    Co-Investigator

    2018-2019, Quality Education Fund, Hong Kong Education Bureau

    中華傳統文化教學幼師培訓計劃 (HK$582,600)

    Selected Publications

    Books

    • Rao, N., Lau, C., Chan, S., Koong, M. & Wong, J. M. S. (2019). Responsive policymaking and implementation: From equality to equity. A case study of the Hong Kong early childhood education and care system (pp. 284). Washington, DC: National Center on Education and the Economy. URL: http://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/EA-Hong-Kong-Case-Study-022819.pdf
    • Rao, N., Sun, J., Wong, J. M. S., Weekes, B. S., Ip, P., Shaeffer, S., Young, M. E., Bray, M., Chen, E., & Lee, D. (2014). Early childhood development and cognitive development in developing countries: A rigorous literature review (pp. 99). DFID, UK Government. URL: http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/Default.aspx?tabid=3465

    Book Chapters

    • Koong, M., & Wong, J. M. S. (2018). Children with toys. In World OMEP (Ed.), Children of the world: 70 years of OMEP in photographs (pp.100-103). Seoul: Changjisa Publishing Co. URL: http://worldomep.org/NFUpload/nfupload_down2.php?tmp_name=Picture_ENG.pdf&name=Picture_ENG.pdf&folder=../file/
    • Rao, N., & Wong, J. M. S. (2018). Early childhood development. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development (pp.688-691). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781506307633.n258
    • 謝錫金、李輝、王明善、黃阡薇、梁成安(2014)"幼兒粵語疑問句的發展及功能",載於謝錫金編《香港幼兒口語發展(第二版)》,香港:香港大學出版社。
    • Wong, J. M. S., Li, H., & Rao, N. (2013). Impacts of the Pre-primary Education Voucher Scheme: Experiences of eight kindergartens. In R. Caron (Ed.), Educational policy in the twenty-first century. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA.
    • Chau, L. N. L., Wong, J. M. S., & Li, H. (2011). Hong Kong kindergartens in the Web 2.0 era: Practices, problems and prospects. In R. Kahn & S. Mazur (Eds.), Educational studies and school (pp.273-286). Los Angeles: Department of Education, Antioch University.

    Journal Articles

    • Wong, J. M. S. & Rao, N. (2015). The evolution of early childhood education policy in Hong Kong. International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 9(3). doi: 10.1007/s40723-015-0006-y. URL: http://www.ijccep.com/content/9/1/3
    • Li, H., Tse, S. K., Wong, J. M. S., Wong, E. C. M., & Leung, S. O. (2013). The development of interrogative forms and functions in early childhood Cantonese. First Language, 33(2), 168-181. doi: 10.1177/0142723713479422
    • Li, H., Wang, X. C., & Wong, J. M. S. (2011). Early childhood curriculum reform in China: Perspectives from examining teachers’ beliefs and practices in Chinese literacy teaching. Chinese Education and Society, 44(6), 5-23. doi: 10.2753/CED1061-1932440601
    • Li, H., Wong, J. M. S., & Wang, X. C. (2010). Affordability, accessibility, and accountability: Perceived impacts of the Pre-primary Education Vouchers in Hong Kong. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25(1), 125-138. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2009.09.004
    • 李輝、王明善(2009)"香港學前教育學券計劃之民意調查",《幼兒教育(教育科學)》,2009(3),6–8頁。
    • Li, H., Wong, J. M. S., & Wang, C. (2008). Early childhood education voucher in Hong Kong: Perspectives from online communities. International Journal of Early Childhood, 40(2), 49-63. doi: 10.1007/BF03165839

    Selected Professional & Community Services

    • Review Committee Member — The Asian Conference on Education 2019
    • External Examiner, Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education Programme — Caritas Institute of Higher Education [2018-Present]
    • Executive Committee Member — Hong Kong Child-Rity Association [2018-Present]
    • Executive Committee Member — World Organization for Early Childhood Education-Hong Kong (OMEP-Hong Kong) [2016-Present]
    • Senior Reviewer — The Asian Conference on Education 2018
    • Member — Secretariat of the OMEP Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2017
    • Reviewer — Children and Youth Services Review [2017, 2019]
    • Reviewer — International Journal of Early Years Education [2017]
    • Reviewer — International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy [2016-2017, 2019]

    Further Information

    Link to personal homepage

    Link to Google Scholar page

    Modified Date: May 15, 2019
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    Dr. Wong Ming Sin Jessie 王明善博士

    BA(Cum Laude) UCLA, MSW(Distinction) HKU, PhD HKU
    RSW

    Assistant Professor
    School of Education and Languages

    Email: jmswong@ouhk.edu.hk
    Tel: 27685825

    Biography

    Dr. Jessie Wong is Assistant Professor at The Open University of Hong Kong. Before joining the University, she was World General Secretary of the World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) and Communication and Research Officer of Victoria Educational Organisation. Dr. Wong has devoted her time and energy to advocating the rights of children in Hong Kong and worldwide, by undertaking research which specially focuses on the policies of early childhood development and education. She has been the organiser of academic conferences and seminars and is currently an Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong branch of OMEP.

    Dr. Wong received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Specialization in Computing (Cum Laude) from the University of California, Los Angeles; Master of Social Work (Distinction) and Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Education Policy from The University of Hong Kong. She was a recipient of the Hong Kong SAR Government Scholarship for her doctoral study. Dr. Wong is a Registered Social Worker in Hong Kong.

    Teaching Areas & Research Interests

    • Early Childhood Education Policies
    • International Comparisons of Early Childhood Development and Education
    • Professionalism of Educators
    • Child Studies

    Academic & Professional Experience

    Externally-funded Projects

    Principal Investigator

    2019-2020, Faculty Development Scheme, Research Grants Council

    The Development of Kindergarten Practitioners’ Professional Identity under the Free Kindergarten Education Policy in Hong Kong (HK$784,745)

    Co-Investigator

    2018-2019, Quality Education Fund, Hong Kong Education Bureau

    中華傳統文化教學幼師培訓計劃 (HK$582,600)

    Selected Publications

    Books

    • Rao, N., Lau, C., Chan, S., Koong, M. & Wong, J. M. S. (2019). Responsive policymaking and implementation: From equality to equity. A case study of the Hong Kong early childhood education and care system (pp. 284). Washington, DC: National Center on Education and the Economy. URL: http://ncee.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/EA-Hong-Kong-Case-Study-022819.pdf
    • Rao, N., Sun, J., Wong, J. M. S., Weekes, B. S., Ip, P., Shaeffer, S., Young, M. E., Bray, M., Chen, E., & Lee, D. (2014). Early childhood development and cognitive development in developing countries: A rigorous literature review (pp. 99). DFID, UK Government. URL: http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/Default.aspx?tabid=3465

    Book Chapters

    • Koong, M., & Wong, J. M. S. (2018). Children with toys. In World OMEP (Ed.), Children of the world: 70 years of OMEP in photographs (pp.100-103). Seoul: Changjisa Publishing Co. URL: http://worldomep.org/NFUpload/nfupload_down2.php?tmp_name=Picture_ENG.pdf&name=Picture_ENG.pdf&folder=../file/
    • Rao, N., & Wong, J. M. S. (2018). Early childhood development. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development (pp.688-691). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. doi: 10.4135/9781506307633.n258
    • 謝錫金、李輝、王明善、黃阡薇、梁成安(2014)"幼兒粵語疑問句的發展及功能",載於謝錫金編《香港幼兒口語發展(第二版)》,香港:香港大學出版社。
    • Wong, J. M. S., Li, H., & Rao, N. (2013). Impacts of the Pre-primary Education Voucher Scheme: Experiences of eight kindergartens. In R. Caron (Ed.), Educational policy in the twenty-first century. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA.
    • Chau, L. N. L., Wong, J. M. S., & Li, H. (2011). Hong Kong kindergartens in the Web 2.0 era: Practices, problems and prospects. In R. Kahn & S. Mazur (Eds.), Educational studies and school (pp.273-286). Los Angeles: Department of Education, Antioch University.

    Journal Articles

    • Wong, J. M. S. & Rao, N. (2015). The evolution of early childhood education policy in Hong Kong. International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 9(3). doi: 10.1007/s40723-015-0006-y. URL: http://www.ijccep.com/content/9/1/3
    • Li, H., Tse, S. K., Wong, J. M. S., Wong, E. C. M., & Leung, S. O. (2013). The development of interrogative forms and functions in early childhood Cantonese. First Language, 33(2), 168-181. doi: 10.1177/0142723713479422
    • Li, H., Wang, X. C., & Wong, J. M. S. (2011). Early childhood curriculum reform in China: Perspectives from examining teachers’ beliefs and practices in Chinese literacy teaching. Chinese Education and Society, 44(6), 5-23. doi: 10.2753/CED1061-1932440601
    • Li, H., Wong, J. M. S., & Wang, X. C. (2010). Affordability, accessibility, and accountability: Perceived impacts of the Pre-primary Education Vouchers in Hong Kong. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 25(1), 125-138. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2009.09.004
    • 李輝、王明善(2009)"香港學前教育學券計劃之民意調查",《幼兒教育(教育科學)》,2009(3),6–8頁。
    • Li, H., Wong, J. M. S., & Wang, C. (2008). Early childhood education voucher in Hong Kong: Perspectives from online communities. International Journal of Early Childhood, 40(2), 49-63. doi: 10.1007/BF03165839

    Selected Professional & Community Services

    • Review Committee Member — The Asian Conference on Education 2019
    • External Examiner, Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education Programme — Caritas Institute of Higher Education [2018-Present]
    • Executive Committee Member — Hong Kong Child-Rity Association [2018-Present]
    • Executive Committee Member — World Organization for Early Childhood Education-Hong Kong (OMEP-Hong Kong) [2016-Present]
    • Senior Reviewer — The Asian Conference on Education 2018
    • Member — Secretariat of the OMEP Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2017
    • Reviewer — Children and Youth Services Review [2017, 2019]
    • Reviewer — International Journal of Early Years Education [2017]
    • Reviewer — International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy [2016-2017, 2019]

    Further Information

    Link to personal homepage

    Link to Google Scholar page

    Modified Date: May 15, 2019
    Edit Profile

     
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