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Research with young children in China: Opportunities and challenges

11 November 2022, 9:30 am–12:30 pm

Young boy with bubble toy in front of a red door. Image: Julian Castro, Young China category

Join this discussion about three research projects with young children in the Chinese context.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

Centre for Teacher and Early Years Education (CTEY)

Location

Friends House
173-177 Euston Road
London
NW1 2BJ

Event recording

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Schedule

9am - 9.30am:  Arriving for face-to-face attendees (Tea & Coffee)

9.30am - 9.50am:  Welcome and Introduction  

  • Dr Rachael Levy, Associate Professor in Education, Director of Centre for Teacher and Early Years Education (CTEY), UCL IOE

9.50am – 10.20am:  Research presentation: (Re)constructing school readiness from Chinese young children's perspectives

  • Dr Minyi Li, Associate Professor in Education, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

10.20am-10.50am: Research presentation: Listening to Young Children in daily practices: Chinese Practitioners’ Reflections on a Knowledge-exchange Programme 

  • Dr Yuwei Xu, Assistant Professor in Education and Teacher Development, University of Nottingham & Honorary Lecturer, UCL IOE

10.50am - 11.20am: Research presentation: Cultural exchange between preschools of disadvantaged backgrounds in England and China: Researchers’ reflections 

  • Dr Jie Gao, Senior Research Fellow & Lecturer, UCL IOE

11.20am -12pm Panel discussion: Opportunities and Challenges in Research with Children in China

  • Chair: Dr Rachael Levy, Associate Professor in Education, Director of CTEY, UCL IOE

Panellists:

  • Dr Minyi Li, Associate Professor in Education, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
  • Dr Jie Gao, Senior Research Fellow & Lecturer, UCL IOE
  • Dr Yuwei Xu, Assistant Professor in Education and Teacher Development, University of Nottingham & Honorary Lecturer, UCL IOE
  • Dr Xiaoying Lin, Associate Professor in Education, Institute of Economics of Education, Peking University
  • Weicheng Guo, Research Assistant, MA Early Years Education student, UCL IOE
  • Siyu Qin, Research Assistant, MA Early Years Education student, Beijing Normal University

12pm-12.05pm Closing Notes and Next Step

12.05pm -12.30pm Lunch and networking for face-to-face attendees


This event will be particularly useful for those interesed in: research in a Chinese context and early years education.

Note, this is a hybrid event and can be joined either in-person or virtually. 


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Image

Julian Castro, winner of the 2019 Young China category.