To develop and facilitate cutting edge research related to educational policy and practice in China and East Asia.
To identify funding opportunities for research related to educational policy and practice in China and East Asia.
To disseminate research findings relevant to understanding and improving educational policy and practice in China and East Asia.
To discuss and examine research conducted in China and East Asian contexts that is relevant to understanding and improving educational policy and practice in UK and other countries worldwide (and vice versa).
To discuss and examine innovative research methods and critical issues that are relevant when making comparisons between China, East Asian contexts and other countries worldwide.
To provide an informal meeting place and discussion forum for GSOE and other UOB postgraduate students (M and D level) who are conducting their research in China and other East Asian contexts – including GSOE masters and doctoral students registered in both Bristol and Hong Kong.
To complement and facilitate the work of Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) University of Bristol and CEAS post-graduate network, which have a broader focus across social sciences, by encouraging interaction and exchange specifically on the topic of education.
CERN are delighted to report a new 3 year ESRC/DFID project has been awarded to Sally Thomas and Wen-Jung Peng from 1st May 2010 to conduct research on the topic of teacher development and educational quality, in partnership with CNIER.
|4 Feb 2013||Visiting Prof Yingyu Qi of Shengyang Normal University and research student Dini Jiang of University of Bristol jointly presented a paper: 'a quantitative research of school effectiveness and improvement in China'|
|25 June 2012||Wen-Jung Peng, Lingyu Yi and Xiaomei Yan from ITDEQC project presented the project's initial findings about teacher professional development and examining schools as professional learning communities in the Chinese context.|
|16 January 2012||Xiaomei Yan, PhD student in Graduate School of Education, and Professor Keping Sun at Shanghai Normal University, China, spoke about Argumentation in chemical education in higher education contexts: dialogue between UK and China.|
|10 June 2011||Presentation on IEEQC project findings and introduction to ITDEQC project, as part of public lecture series, Festival of Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol|
|4 February 2011||Social event: Chinese New Year lunch meeting|
|13 December 2010||A CERN Seminar was led by Chen Yu and Paul Morrissey PhD student CEAS, University of Bristol in the topics 'A glimpse into the governance at the Chinese university' and 'An emerging global model for higher education?'|
|2 July 2010||Activity: A CERN Seminar was held and two interesting papers were presented on the topic of 'Trends of Higher Educational Theory Research in China (1996-2005)' (Gang, Wang (visiting scholar) Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol) and China's Educational cooperation with Africa and an exploration in Tanzania'(Tingting, Yuan, PhD student Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol).|
|1 March 2010||China Educational Research Network (CERN) Seminar Educational Quality in China held at GSOE. Presentations from CNIER (Beijing) and GSOE researchers included: Introduction to the system of monitoring on compulsory education in China (Ms C Ren) The Research on Correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Creativity of Secondary School Students in Beijng (Ms Zhang); Over-education in labour market: Evidence from China (Dr Wu); Selected findings from IEEQC project (Dr WJ.Peng).|
|Nov/Dec 2009||Planned Seminar with China National Institute for Education Research|
|14-15 July 2009||Bristol Postgraduate Network for East Asian Studies (BRIDGE) inaugural conference, University f Bristol (contact firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|22 June 2009||Second meeting of China Educational Research Network. GSOE, University of Bristol|
|12 May 2009||ICS and China Educational Research Network, half day seminar on Chinese Education System, presented by GSOE Masters Students, University of Bristol|
|2 March 2009||First meeting of China Educational Research Network. GSOE, University of Bristol|
Z Zhu GSOE
Wen Jung Peng
Xu Hong Bai
WRB Wan Ali
Participation is invited ed from all students and staff within the Bristol Graduate School of Education (GSOE), other parts of the faculty and from external members.
For further information contact Prof Sally Thomas (email@example.com)