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Dr WU, K. Y. Florence

Dr WU, K. Y. Florence

胡嘉如

Lecturer

Academic Unit of Teacher Education and Learning Leadership


Qualification

BA (HKU), PgDE (CUHK), MASGC (CUHK), Ed.D (CUHK)

Email

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Phone

(852) 3917 0356

Location

Room 514, Meng Wah Complex

Research Expertise

  • Experiential Learning
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Primary and Secondary Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Special/Inclusive and Gifted Education

Prospective PhD/ EdD/ MPhil Applications

I am available to supervise EdD students and would welcome enquiries for supervision.

Teaching areas:

School guidance and counselling; counselling practicum; individual and group counselling skills; classroom management; catering diverse learning needs; leadership and intrapersonal development; service learning

 

Research interests:

Guidance curriculum designs, implementation and effectiveness; positive youth development; teachers' presence; purpose in life of adolescents; aspirations of children and adolescents; implementation of general education in higher education

Individual Awards:

 

2017--Shortlisted for UGC Teaching Award (Early Career Faculty Member) 

 

2016--Faculty Prize in Teaching [FHSS, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University]

 

2016--Departmental Best Teaching Award [APSS, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University]

 

2010-2011--Outstanding Teaching (Letter of Appreciation) [Dept. Ed. Psy., The Chinese University of Hong Kong]

 

Team Awards:

 

2017--Gold Award: Sustainability Award 2017 (Service-learning) [QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards]

 

2017--Silver Award: Ethical Leadership [QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards]

 

2016--Bronze Award: Social Enterprise (Service Leadership through Learning and Teaching) [QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards]

Start-up Fund for new recruits—“Investigation on Conceptualizing "Teachers' Presence" in Kindergartens Serving Migrant Children in Hong Kong and Fujian”. HK$199,568. (Principal Investigator: terminated) 2017-2018.

 

iDream Project--An Investigation on Hope and Aspirations in Children and Adolescents in Chinese contexts. Bao Bao Bear Care Foundation Limited. HK$200,000. (Principal Investigator: completed) 2015.

 

Longitudinal Evaluation of the General University Requirements (GUR) under the New 4-year curriculum. Teaching Development Grant, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK$ 4 million. (Co-Principal Investigator:completed). 2012-2017.

 

Youth Addiction Prevention Program project in collaboration with Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Center for Addiction Prevention and Treatment (ICAPT). The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HK$1 million. (Co-Principal Investigator: completed). 2013-2017.

 

Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project in East China. Tin Ka Ping Foundation, HK$1.2 million. (Co- Principal lnvestigator:completed). 2012-2015.

 

Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S Project in East China (Phase II). Tin Ka Ping Foundation, HK$ 8.06 million. (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015-2018.

 

Research on the Implementation of Moral Education and the Way Forward. Wofoo Foundation, HK $1million. (Co-principal Investigator). 2016-2018. 

Selected publications

Journal Articles

  1. Wu, F.K.Y. & Shek, D.T.L. (2018). Service Learning. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation. SAGE.
  1. Lo, D., Wu, F.K.Y., Chan, M., Chu, R. & Li, D. (2018). A systematic review of burnout among doctors in China: a cultural perspective. Asia Pacific Family Medicine, 17(3). DOI: 10.1186/s12930-018-0040-3
  1. Wu, F.K.Y., Shek, D.T.L., Chai, W.Y. & Zhu, X. (2017 published online). Well-being of university students in Hong Kong: A longitudinal case study. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health Development, 2019;12(1)
  1. Shek, D.T.L. &Wu. F.K.Y.(2017). The Social Indicators Movement: Progress, Paradigms, Puzzles, Promise and Potential Research Directions. Social Indicators Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-017-1552-1
  1. Yu, L., Shek, D. T. L., Chak, Y. L. Y., Wu, F. K. Y., & Ngai, J. T. K. (2017). The role of emotional competence in the relationship between Internet addiction and psychological adjustment among Hong Kong adolescents: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 6(Suppl. 1), 61.
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Yu,L., Wu, F.K.Y., Ng, C.S.M., & Chai, W.Y. (2017). Qualitative evaluation of general university requirements in a new 4-year university curriculum: findings based on experiences of students. International Journal on Child and Health Development, 29(1), 91-102. DOI: 10.1515/ijamh-2017-3012
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y., & Chai, W.Y. (2017). Teachers’ views of a new General Education program in Hong Kong: A qualitative study. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 29(1), 57-65. DOI: 10.1515/ijamh-2017-3008
  1. Shek, D.T.L, Wu, F.K.Y. & Merrick, J. (2017). Evaluation of positive youth development and leadership programs in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 29(1), 1-3. DOI: 10.1515/ijamh-2017-3001
  1. Shek, D.T.L. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2016). The Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong: Work Done and Lessons Learned in a Decade. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2015.10.003
  1. Wu, F.K.Y.,Shek, D.T.L. & Leung, H. (2016). Dreams, aspirations and related behavior in children and adolescents: impacts on child development outcomes. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. DOI: 1515/ijdhd-2017-7002
  1. Leung, H., Wu, F.K.Y. & Shek, D.T.L. (2016). Hope, aspirations, and resilience in children and adolescents: a review of research on measurement and related antecedents. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. DOI: 10.1515/ijdhd-2017-7003
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y. & Leung, H. (2016). Dreams, aspirations and related constructs in children and adolescents: a literature review. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. DOI: 10.1515/ijdhd-2017-7004
  1. Wu, F.K.Y. (2016). “Know thyself”: some personal reflections in teaching a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 15(2), 203-209.
  1. Shek, D.T.L. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2016). The influence of positive youth development and family functioning on adolescent academic adjustment in families with parental divorce or separation. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 15(4), 443-453. DOI: 10.1515/ijdhd-2017-5011
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y. (2016). Positive youth development and academic behaviour in Chinese secondary school students in Hong Kong. The International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 15(4), 455-459. DOI: 10.1515/ijdhd-2017-5012
  1. Shek, D.T.L. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2016). Positive identity as a focus of a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development. International Journal on Disability and Human Development, 14(2).
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y., Zhu, X.Q. & Chan, K.H.Y. (2016). A 4-year Longitudinal Study of Well-being of Chinese University students in Hong Kong. Applied Research in Quality of Life. DOI 10.1007/s11482-016-9493-4
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y., Chai, W.Y. (2016). Students’ views on general education: insights gained from the narratives of Chinese students in Hong Kong. International Journal on Disability and Human Development. DOI 10.1515/ijdhd-2017-7013
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Yu, L., Wu, F.K.Y. & Chai, W. (2015). General University Requirements at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Evaluation Findings based on Student Focus Groups. Assessment and Evaluation in High Education. DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2014.960362
  1. Lau, P.S.Y. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2012). “Emotional Competence as a positive youth development construct: A conceptual review”. TheSceintificWorldJournal.
  1. Wu, F.K.Y.and Shek, D.T.L. (2012). “From Experienced to Novice: A reflective account on the changing role of frontline implementer to program trainer in the Project P.A.T.H.S.”. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24(3): 195-199.
  1. Shek, D.T.L., & Wu, F.K.Y. (2012). Reflective journals of students taking a positive youth development course in a university context in Hong Kong. The ScientificWorldJournal.
  1. Wu, F.K.Y. and Shek, D.T.L. (2012). “A Case Study: Investigate the implementation of P.A.T.H.S. in a single school by analyzing the Role of Policy, Program, People, Process and Place.” International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24(3): 201-206.
  1. Shek, D.T.L., & Wu, F.K.Y. (2012). Quantitative evaluation of the revised training program of the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 24(3): 267-272.
  1. Lau, P.S.Y., & Wu, F.K.Y. (2011). “Use of self” as a strategy in teaching the P.A.T.H.S. curriculum. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 23(4), 311-316.

Book Chapters

  1. Lau, P.S.Y. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2015). Conquering fate. In L. Bormans (Ed.), The World Book of Hope (pp.101-103). Tielt, Belgium: Lannoo Publishers. ISBN:9789401431354.
  2. Wu, F.K.Y. & Shek, D.T.L. (2015). Student evaluation of a child and adolescent development learning experience. In D.T.L. Shek, F.K.Y. Wu & J. Merrick, Eds. Leadership and Service Learning Education: Holistic Development for Chinese University Students. New York: Nova Science Publisher, pp.41-49.
  3. Lau, P.S.Y., Tsui, J.Y.C. & Wu, F.K.Y. (2015). Inspire to Aspire: a demonstration of a career guidance lesson. Ideas for career practitioners. In M. McMahon & W. Patton, W. (Eds). Ideas for career practitioners: Celebrating excellence in career practice. Brisbane, Australia: Australian Academic Press.

 

Book(s)

  1. Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y., Leung, J.T.Y. & Merrick, J. (2016). Editorial: Adolescence Positive Youth Development Programs in Chinese Communities. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 9781634840446
  1. Shek, D.T.L., Wu, F.K.Y., & Merrick, J. (2015). Editorial: Leadership and service leadership education: Holistic development for Chinese university students. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

 

Research Report

  1. Shek, D.T.L., Leung, H., Lu, Y., Wu, F.K.Y., Law, M.Y.M., Chan, E.M.L., & Lo, C.K.M. (2015). An evaluation study of the B.E.S.T. Teen Program: A multi-addiction prevention program for young adolescents in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  1. Wu, F.K.Y., Leung, H. & Shek, D.T.L. (2015). Literature review on hope and aspirations in children and adolescents. Hong Kong:The Bao Bao Bear Care Foundation Limited, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Editorial board

-- [Wiley] Encyclopedia of Adolescent Development 

 

Reviewer for Academic Journal

-- Journal of Applied Research in Quality of Life

-- Frontiers

-- Children and Youth Services Review

 

International Conference Organization

--Organizing committee, "International Conference on Building Better Future for Young People: The Role of Positive Youth Development, Family and Communication", May 12-13, 2016

 

Community Services

--Executive Committee Member, The Society of Boys' Centres (2015-now)

--Council Member, The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association (2011-2016)

--Mentor of Professional Mentorship Programme, The College of International Education (CIE), HKBU (2016 & 2017)

--Executive Committe Member, The Association of Career Masters and Guidance Masters (2006-2008)

 

Radio Interview

--教學有心人, RTHK (Radio 1), 10 March, 2018 (http://www.rthk.hk/radio/radio1/programme/heart_to_class/episode/491381)

Conference (Paper presentation)

  1. Wu, F.K.Y., Mok, B.P.W., Shek, V.K.F. & Li, P.P.K. (September, 2017). The optimal identity formation of novice faculty members teaching mandatory service-learning subject through the nourishment of flow experiences. Paper presented in The 15th ISQOLS Annual Conference. Innsbruck, Austria.

 

  1. Lum, C.C.M. &Wu, F.K.Y. (July, 2017). Efficacy of Advance Care Planning---where are we now? Poster presented for The 11th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society. Lisbon, Portugal.

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y., Shek, D.T.L., Mok, B.P.W. & Shek, V.K.F. (December, 2016). In search of meaning: novice teachers’ perceptions on a service-learning subject through narrative inquiry. Paper presented for International Conference of Service Learning 2016. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 

  1. Wu, F.K. Y., Shek, D. T. L., Yu, L., Chai, W. Y., & Zhu, X. (August 2016). Well-being of university students in Hong Kong: A longitudinal case study. Paper presented in ISQOLS 14th Annual Conference, Seoul, South Korea.

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y.(October, 2015). “Journey of Hope--cultivating aspiration of Hong Kong university students and migrant children in China through service learning”. Paper presented for Symposium 1 of Service-Learning Festival Series 2015 (Lingnan University OSL 10th Anniversary Celebration).

 

  1. Shek, D.T.L. & Wu, F.K.Y. (December, 2015). “Promotion of Children and Adolescent Development”. Invited presentation for QS Stars Award 2015 “Reimagine Education 2015 Conference”. University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y. and Shek, D.T.L. (May, 2015). “Curriculum Design and Evaluation for an Addiction Prevention Program for Primary School Students in Hong Kong”. Paper presented for 4th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference 2015 (Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Gambling Disorder and Addiction).

 

  1. Law, M.Y.M., Shek, D.T.L. and Wu, F.K.Y. (May, 2015). “A Multi-Addiction Prevention Program for Primary School Students in Hong Kong: Primary Six Curriculum and Evaluation”. Paper presented for 4th Asian Pacific Problem Gambling and Addiction Conference 2015 (Neurological and Psychological Aspects of Gambling Disorder and Addiction).

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y.and Shek, D.T.L. (November, 2014). “Subjective outcome evaluation of a Service Learning subject in a Chinese context”. Paper presented for 2nd Summit on University Social Responsibility cum Inaugural International Conference on Service-Learning.

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y. and Shek, D.T.L. (June, 2014)."Training programs in the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong". The International Conference on Positive Youth Development and the Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. Project, Shanghai, 2014, June, pp.34-35.

 

  1. Wu, F.K.Y. and Lau, P.S.Y. (July, 2012). Ten-year review of the Guidance Curriculum in Secondary school setting in Hong Kong--an emic perspective. Paper presented in the First Conference on School Guidance of Chinese Communities.