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Peggy Keang-ieng VONG 黃鏡英

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator of Bachelor of Education in Pre-primary Education

Early Childhood Education & Child Development

Faculty of Education, University of Macau

  • Member of the Psychology Society, Macao
  • Member of the National Preschool Education Commission, China

01/09/2016 – 30/06//2018

Consultant, assisted local kindergarten to execute a new phase of curriculum reform through introducing alternative assessment concepts and methods into the programme, other than traditional means such as tests and examinations.

01/09/2008 – 31/08/2010

Convenor, commissioned by DSEJ to lead a team to draft the first Guideline for Kindergarten Curriculum in Macau-SAR. The revised version of the Guideline is still in effect.

01/09/2000 – 31/08/2008

Inspector, of the School Assessment Scheme headed by DSEJ. This scheme was launched in accordance with quality assurance exercise of kindergartens in Macau.

01/09/1996 – 31/08/1998

Member, of the curriculum reform team led by DSEJ to draft the first Teaching and Learning Plan for Kindergarten Education prior to the establishment of Macao SAR. The documents came out in printed form in June 1999, just six months before the handover of Macau from the Portuguese regime to the Chinese regime.

  • ‘What is an Ecologically Appropriate Practice (EAP) for kindergartens? –A  study on stakeholders’ views in Miao districts of Guizhou’ – P. I. (Funded by   the University of Macau), RC Ref. no. MYRG000157, 2018-2019.  COMPLETED
  • ‘Developmental Trajectories of Young Children’s Creativity Performance and Teachers and Parents’ Perception of Children’s Personality Characteristics’ – P.I. (Funded by the University of Macau), RC Ref. no. MYRG00079, 2014-2015. COMPLETED
  • ‘Academic Profession under the Impact of University Internationalization’ – Co-P.I. (Funded by the University of Macau), RC Ref. no. MYRG020, 2012-2013. COMPLETED
  • ‘Exploring and Implementing an Evidence-based 3C Early Childhood Curriculum’ (A joint-project with The Centre for Childhood Research and Innovation at the Hong Kong Institute of Education) – Co-P.I. (Funded by Yan Oi Tong Chen Cheng Yuk Yee Nursery, Hong Kong), 2012-2013. COMPLETED
  • ‘A Comparative Study on Preschool Teacher Education Programmes – In Sweden and China’ – self-sourcing, 2010-2011. COMPLETED
  • ‘Using Creative English-Story Telling to Promote Children’s Collaboration and Co-operation in Multicultural Classrooms in Macao-SAR’ – P.I. (Funded by the University of Macau), 2008-2009. COMPLETED
October 2020 – present Life Member of Clare Hall,

University of Cambridge, U.K.

Jan. 2020 to June 2020 Visiting Fellow (on Clare Hall Fellowship)

University of Cambridge, U.K.

June to July 2016 and 

Nov 2010 to Jan 2011

Visiting Scholar

Malmö Högskola, Sweden

Sept. – Oct. 2010 Visiting Scholar

Lanzhou City College,

Gansu Province, China

Books/Edited books

  • 李鳳秋、梁詠琴、黃鏡英、徐佩珊 (2018) 。《從評估談起 – 歷史足跡、發展、飛翔》。氹仔坊眾學校: 澳門特別行政區,中國。[Lei, F.C., Leong, W.K., Vong K.I.P., Choi, P.S.(2018). From Where Assessment Begins – history, development, take off. Escola Fong Chong da Taipa Secondary School: Macao SAR, China.]
  • 鄭佩華、劉家瑜、黃鏡英、呂盧婉兒、張巧雲、李泳怡、蔡珍妮、李文貞、趙文堅、黎燕芬和陳悅寧編(2014)。《探索及實踐以實證為本3C課程研究》。香港,香港教育學院兒童研究與創新中心。[Cheng, D. P.W., Liu, K., Vong, K. I. P., Lo-Lui, Y. Y., Cheung, H. W., Lee, W. Y., … & Chan, Y. N. (2014). Editors. A Study on Explorating and Implementing an Evidence-based 3C Curriculum. Hong Kong: Centre for Childhood Research and Innovation, HKIED.]
  • Vong, K. I. P. (2008). Evolving Creativity – new pedagogies for young children in China. London: Trentham Books.

Book chapters

  • Lu, S. Y., Vong, I. P., & Leung, S. O. (2022). Indirect effects of parenting style on the relationship between maternal personality and children’s creativity. In Sílvio Manuel Da Rocha Brito (Ed.), Creativity. DOI:10.5772/Intechopen.102378 (ISBN 978-1-80355-034-3) 
  • Cheng, D. P. W., Reunamo, , Cooper, P., Liu, K., & Vong, K. I. P. (2017). Children’s agentive orientations in play-based and academically focused preschools in Hong Kong. In J. Murray (Ed.), Early Childhood Pedagogies: creating spaces for young children to flourish. Chapter 8. Abingdon: Routledge. 
  • Vong, K. I. P., & Vong, S. K. (2017). Early Childhood Education in Macao: Recent policies, developments and trends. In M. Fleer & I. P. Samuelsson (Series Editor), International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development (Vol. 19). N. Rao, J. Zhou & J. Sun (Eds.), Early Childhood Education in Chinese Societies. Pp 171-183. The Netherlands: Springer. (SCOPUS)
  • Vong, K. I. (2013). China: pedagogy today and the move towards creativity. In J. Georgeson and J. Payler (Eds.), International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care.179-189. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
  • Vong, K. I. (2013). Cultures of creativity in Chinese kindergartens today. In D. Gauntlett & B. St. Thomsen, Cultures of Creativity – nurturing creative mindsets across cultures. Pp. 72-74. Billund: The LEGO Foundation. Also Available on http://www.legofoundation.com.
  • Vong, K. I. (2008). Ah Si and nursery rhymes in Macao-SAR, China. In E. Gregory, Learning to Read in a New Language. London: Sage.Pp. 45-50.
  • Vong, K. I. (2005). Creative learning and new pedagogies in China. In A. Craft, T. Cremin and P. Burnard (Eds.), Creative Learning 3-11 and How We Document It. Pp. 19-26. London: Trentham Books.

International and refereed journal articles (under preparation)

Lam, S. F., & Vong, K. I. P. (under preparation). Parents’ contributions to the inheritance of an ethnic language in southwest Guizhou. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.

Lytra, V., & Vong, K. I. P. (under preparation). Whose responsibility is it to maintain the Miao language and culture in the Guizhou province? Navigating discourses of ethnic identity, linguistic and cultural authenticity, and socio-economic development. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 

Vong, K. I. P., & Wei, B. (under preparation). Construction of an ethnic minority kindergarten curriculum in southwest China: teacher agency beyond the unfavorable circumstances. Ethnicities,

Lu, S. Y., Vong K. I. P., & Leung, S. O. (under review). Moderating Effect of the Urbanicity Construct on Teachers’ Capacities to Foster Children’s Creativity in Rural Areas: Evidence from Southwest China. Educational Research for Policy and Practice,

Sung, M. C., Wang, Y., & Vong, K. I. P. (under review). Multiple voices and multiple interests: Students’ lived experiences and understanding of university internationalisation. International Journal of Educational Research,

International and refereed journal articles (Published or Forthcoming)

Wang, Y., Sung, M. C., & Vong, K. I. P. (2021). The global vs. the local: Knowledge construction and building Western university with Chinese local characteristics. International Journal of Educational Research, 109, Article 101835. (SSCI)

Vong, K. I. P., Vong, S. K., Liu, Q. M., & Cheng, D. P. W. (Sept 2021). An exploratory study: normative cohesiveness of high quality preschool teacher education in urban kindergartens in north-western China. International Journal of Early Years Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2021.1977613 (SCOPUS)

Mak, M. C. K., Vong, K. I. P., Lu, S.Y. Lu, & Leung, S. O. (2020). Towards a Performing Creative Characteristics Scale (PCCS) for Chinese Young Children. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 35, 100633. DOI: 10.1016/j.tsc.2020.100633. (SSCI) 

Vong, K. I. P., Leung, S. O., & Mak, M. C. K. (2020). Age as the Most Prominent Predictor of Young Children’s Creativity Performance and Challenges at Critical Turning Points Early in Life. Creativity Research Journal, 32(2), 192-197. (SSCI)

Wang, Y., Sung, M. C., & Vong, K. I. P. (2020). The foreign moon is fuller: Chinese academics’ perception of internationalization. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 50(6), 827-843. (SSCI)

Hu, B. Y., Ren, J., LoCasale-Crouch, J., Roberts, S. K., Yang, Y., & Vong, K. I. P. (2018). Chinese kindergarten teachers’ use of instructional support strategies during whole-group language lessons. Teaching and Teacher Education, 70, Pp 34-46. (SSCI) 

Vong, K. I. P., Cheng, D. P. W., Kam, C. K., Liu, K., & Hu, H. P. (2017). Effects of high- activity and high-energy level play vs. low-activity and low-energy level play on preschool boys and girls. Creative Education, 8, 2377-2392. 

Vong, K. I. P. & Li, M. Y. (2016). Challenges in establishing kindergarten education system in villages of Guizhou, China – A preliminary study. South Africa Journal of Childhood Education, 6 (2), a445, 1-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajce.v6i2.445. (ESCI)

Cheng, D. P. W., Reunamo, J., Cooper, P., Liu, K., & Vong, K. I. P. (2015). Children’s agentive orientations in play-based and academically focused preschools in Hong Kong. Early Child Development and Care, Special Issue: Early Childhood Pedagogy, 185 (11-12), 1818-1844. (ASCI)

Vong, K. I., Hu, B. Y., & Xia, Y. P. (2015). Different moves, similar outcomes: A comparison of Chinese and Swedish curriculum preschool teacher education programmes and the revisions. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 45 (6), 840-862. (SSCI)

Hu, B. Y., Vong, K. I., & Mak, M. C. K. (2015). An evaluation of China’s kindergarten quality rating system through Chinese early childhood environment rating scale – the Zhejian case. Early Years: An International Research Journal, 35 (1), 50-66. (BEI)

Hu, B. Y., Vong, K. I., Chen, Y. W., & Li, K. J. (2015). Expert Practitioner’s Views about the Chinese Early Childhood Programme Rating Scale (CECPRS). European Early Childhood Research Journal, 23 (2), 229-249. (SSCI) 

Vong, K. I. (2012). Play – a multi-modal manifestation in kindergarten education in China. Early Years: An International Research Journal, 32(1), 35-48. (BEI)

Vong, K. I. (2008). Developing creativity and promoting social harmony the relationship between government, school and parents’ perceptions of children’s creativity in Macao SAR, China. Early Years: An International Research Journal, 28(2), 149-158. (BEI)

Core journal articles and refereed journal articles

  • 黃鏡英. 路舒揚 (2021,已被接受) 。尋 — 適合於培養澳門兒童創造力的 “土壤”。《心理技術與應用》。中華地區創造力研究進展 – 特刊。)[Vong, K. I. (2021, Accepted). Searching – the suitable “soil” for cultivating Macao children’s creativity. Psychology: Techniques & Applications. Special issue: The Progress of Creativity Studies in Chinese Regions.]
  • Sung, C. C. W., & Vong, K. I. P. (2021). Re-positioning Assessment for Children’s Creativity and Teachers’ Creativity Fostering Behaviours: A Case Study of Kindergarten Curriculum Reform Efforts. Creative Education, 12, 1419-1437.
  • 黃鏡英 (2010)。持續發展中的澳門特區幼教事業。《幼兒教育(教育科學)》。第4期(總第472期)。25-28。[Vong, K. I. (2010). Developing Early Childhood Education in Macao SAR. Early Childhood Education (Educational Sciences). No.4 (General No.472). Pp 25-28.]

Local journal articles

  • 李鳳秋. 黃鏡英. 楊碧雪. 潘朗晴. 林敏雪 (In press). 成為大、小循環連動的紐帶─初探本園幼兒教師專業發展成長路。《教師雜誌》。第70期. [Lei, F.Q., Vong, K. I., Ieong, B. S., Pung, L. C., & M.S. Lam (In press). Being the leading force of the big and small cycles – preliminary exploration of teachers’ path in professional development. Teacher’s Magazine. Issue 70. Pp  ]
  • 黃鏡英. 李鳳秋(2021)。 園本課程的深化經驗──以雙循環探究式課程為例。《教師雜誌》。67。頁28-31。[Vong, K. I., & Lei, F. Q. (2021, Accepted). An experience on deepening kindergarten-based curriculum – Exemplified with a double cycle enquiry approach. Teacher’s Magazine. Issue 67. Pp 28 – 31.]
  • 黃鏡英(2006)。‘軟性’的親職教育。《教師雜誌》。15。頁54-57。[Vong, K. I. (2006). A ‘soft’ parent education. Teacher’s Magazine. Education and Youth Bureau, Macao Special Administrative Region. Issue 15. Pp 54-57.]

 Other publications/Exhibitions

  • A series of six children’s English story books which are text books suitable for children aged three to six years old was published by the University of Macau. This collection is one of the deliverables of the completed research project on English-story telling in multicultural classrooms.
  • 第五届中国教育创新成果公益博览会和第二届粤港澳大湾区教育论坛

Conference presentations/proceedings 

Wang, Y., Sung, M. C., & Vong, K. I. P. (2021). Global and local knowledge: Knowledge construction and academic pluralism at a time of globalization. Presented via Zoom at the CESHK (Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong), University of Hong Kong. March 12-13.  

Vong, K. I. P. (2020). Cultural inheritance in one of the Miao regions in China – The praxis. Presented at the Graduate Student Body Zoom Seminar Series, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, U.K. June 4.

Vong, K. I. P., Mak, M.C.K., Leung, S. O., Chang, S. H., & Lu, S. Y. (2019). Age as the Most Prominent Predictor of Young Children’s Creativity: Critical Turning Points in Early in Life Identified. Paper presented at the Creativity Conference, South Oregon University, U.S.A. July 11 – 15.

Vong, K. I. P., & Cheng, D. P. W. (2017). High quality preschool teacher education in north-western China: A normative cohesiveness perspective. Paper presented at the PECERA Conference. Cebu, The Philippines. July 7-9.

Wang, Y., Sung, M. C., & Vong, K. I. P. (2017). Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Internationalization of Global Higher Education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK), The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). Hong Kong SAR, China. March 24 – 25.

Liu, K., Cheng, P. H., & Vong, K. I. P. (2015). Liberating teachers’ thinking = liberating children’s learning: professional journey for teacher’s change. Paper presented at Quality Childhood Conference International (QCCI): Enhancing Quality Childhood Education: Synergizing Global Efforts. Hong Kong SAR, China. June 17-19.

Wang, Y., Wu, J. T., Sung, M.C., & Vong, K. I. P. (2015). Internationalizing or internationalized? Rethinking knowledge production in higher Education in Post-Neo-Colonial Macau. Paper presented at PESA (Philosophy of Education Society of Australia) Conference. Melbourne, Australia. Dec. 5 – 8.

Liu, K., Lau, C, D., Cheng, D. P. W., & Vong, K. I. P. (2015). Transforming teachers, transforming learning, unpacking the triple Cs pedagogy: A case study in Hong Kong. Paper presented in Featured Session of the 67th OMEP International Conference. Washington D.C.. July 27 – August 1.

Vong, K. I., Cheng, D. P. W., Liu, K., & Wu, H. P. (2014). Different modes of play and its relationship with children’s creativity: A Hong Kong study. Paper presented at the 66th OMEP World Assembly and International Conference. Cork, Ireland. July 2 – 5.

Vong, K. I. (2014). Professional judgement in curriculum decision making: Chinese and Swedish preschool teacher education programme revisions. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong (CESHK) Hong Kong University. Hong Kong SAR, China. February 28 – March 1.

Vong, K. I. (2013). Creativity: The reflection of a child’s learning experiences. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Imagination and Education. Vancouver B.C., Canada. July 10 – 13.

Liu, K., Cheng, D. P. W., & Vong, K. I. P. (2013). Examining Early learning in 3Cs (Creativity, Collaborating and Communication) vs 3Rs (Reading, Writing & Arithmetic) Classrooms. PECERA 2013 Conference. Seoul, Korea. July 4 -6.

Vong, K. I. (2011). Curriculum and Pedagogy in Multicultural Classrooms: creative and collaborative story telling in Macau SAR, China. Paper presented at the 63rd OMEP World Conference, Hong Kong Institute of Education. Hong Kong SAR, China. July 7 – 9.

Vong, K. I. (2010). Challenges in establishing kindergarten education system in villages of Guizhou, China – A preliminary study. Paper presented at the 12th Annual International Conference Education. Athens, Greece. May 24 -27.

周淑惠、黃鏡英、李思敏(2009)。小嘗試大深意 – 探究性課程與教學之初探與輔導者省思 。華人社會的教育發展系列研討會「課程與教學改進」論文集。澳門大學,教育學院。十一月二十二至二十四日。[Chou, S.H., Vong, K. I., & Lei, S. M. (2009). One small step makes a big difference – an exploratory research on inquiry-oriented curriculum and pedagogy and the reflective thinking of advisors. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference Series on Education Development in Chinese Society – Curriculum and Instruction (paper included in the Conference Proceedings). Faculty of Education, University of Macau. November 22 – 24.]

黃鏡英(2008)。幼稚園課程及教學創新-珠海與澳門的經驗 。《全球化趨勢下的教學革新與展望-兩岸四地學術研討會論文集》。五月二十九至三十日。新竹教育大學:台灣。[Vong, K. I. (2008). Innovation in kindergarten curriculum and pedagogy – experiences in Zhuhai SER and Macao SAR. Paper presented at the Educational Reform and Prospects under Globalisation – Academic Conference of the Two Straits and Four Regions (paper included in conference proceedings). Taiwan Hsinchu University of Education. May 29 – 30] Vong, K. I. (2008). Policy and Practice – scenario of private kindergartens in Macao SAR, China. Paper presented at the 7th O.M.E.P. (Hong Kong) International Conference, Hong Kong Institute of Education. May 22 – 24.

Vong, K. I. (2007). New challenges of home-school partnership for kindergartens with Filipino children – the Macao SAR case. Paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Quality Education, Faculty of Education, University of Macau. November 14 – 15.

黃素君、曾琦、黃鏡英、單文經:<教師教育終身化–大會總結報告>,«華人社會的教育發展系列─教師教育研討會» (頁4-14),澳門:2007。[Vong Sou-kuan, Zeng Qi, Vong Keang Ieng, Shan Wen Jing. (2007, March-April). The life long model of teacher education-The concluding report. Paper presented in the conference of “The Development of Teacher Education in Chinese Society” organized by University of Macau. March 31-April 1, Macau.]

黃鏡英(2006)。教學法的轉化對幼齡兒童的發展導向。發表於國際中華應用心理學研究會-第四届學術年會(論文獲大會頒發優秀論文一等獎證書)。八月四日至六日。西藏拉薩:中國。[Vong, K. I. (2006). The transformation of pedagogies and its directive functions for child development – cases from two special regions of China. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the International Society of Chinese Application Psychology (awarded first class paper certification). Lasa of Tibet, China. August 4 – 6.]

黃鏡英(2006)。伴隨著培養澳門小學教師的議題 。《第一屆師資培育課程與教學論壇-教學基本能力論文集》。十一月十一日。台北教育大學:台灣。[Vong, K. I. (2006). Issues accompanying primary school teacher education in Macau. Paper presented at the 1st Forum for Curriculum and Instruction of Teacher Education – the basic competence in teaching (paper included in conference proceedings). Taipei Education University: Taiwan. November 11.]

Kelen, C., & Vong, K. I. (2006). Creativity and social harmony in early childhood curriculum for Macao SAR. Paper presented at the 2nd Cross-Strait Conference on Public Administration: Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. University of Macau, China. May 12.

Vong, K. I. (2005). Towards a creative early childhood program in Zhuhai SER and Macau SAR of the People’s Republic of China. Paper presented at the Documenting Creativity Symposium. Cambridge, England. April 4 – 5.

Vong, K. I. (2004). Teachers’ life histories and pedagogical approaches. Paper presented at the 1st Hawaii International Conference on Education. January. Honolulu, USA.

Last updated: September, 2022