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    YAO Jihai Associate Professor
    College of Education Administration
    Address:Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University


    Education Background

    1.        Ph. D. in School of psychology, Beijing Normal University, 2005

    2.        M. A. in Institute of Development Psychology, Beijing Normal University, 2002

    3.        Bch. in Department of Psychology, Shannxi Normal University, Xian, Shannxi, 1989-1993


    Research Interests

    1.        Teacher Professional Development: Kindergarten, Primary and Middle School

    2.        Educational and Administrational Psychology

    3.        Educational Human Resource Management

    4.        Basic Education, Teacher Education

    5.        Quantitative research: Theory and Practice


    Working Experiences

    1.        09/2005 -present: College of Educational Administration, Beijing Normal University

    2.        08/1999-08/2000: Lianyungang Junior Teachers' College, Jiangsu Province

    3.        08/1993-08/1999: Lianyungang Normal School, Jiangsu Province


    Research Projects

    2015-2018   “Research on internal quality of basic education and improvement of school management.” Co-researcher, funded by Shunyi Department of Education, Shunyi District Government, Beijing city.

    2015-2018   “Research on internal quality of basic education and improvement of school management.” Co-researcher, funded by Dongli District Department of Education, Dongli District Government, Tianjin city.

    2015-2016   “Research on Fengtai district teacher team construction during the 13the five-year plan period.” Chair, funded by Fengtai District Department of Education, Fengtai District Government, Beijing City.

    2014-2016   “The study of teacher professional development based on teaching autonomy.” Chair, supported by “the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities”.

    2014-2017   “Teacher development assistance program.” Chair, funded by Beijing Huairou District Qiaozi Primary School, Beijing City.

    2014-2017   “Teacher development assistance program.” Chair, funded by Yantai No.3 Middle school, Yantai city in Shandong province.

    2014-2015   “Teacher development assistance program.” Chair, funded by Xichen District Sanjiaosi Kindergarten, Beijing city.

    2010-2015   The Member of “School Mnagement Improvement for Equeity and quality” of Cooperation Programme between UNICEF and MoE.

    2006-2010   The Member of “Children Friendly School and School Mnagement” of Cooperation Programme between UNICEF and MoE. As a National expert, mainly made research design of the project’s evaluation, participating in project’s implementation, and writing project report.

    2006-2010   The National Expert of China-UNICEF cooperative project “Development of China National Standards of Child Friendly Schools”, especially the part related to dimension of “participate and harmony”.

    2008-2010   “The effect of teacher autonomy on teachers’ job satisfaction.” Chair, funded by Beijing Department of Education, Beijing Government, Beijing City.


    Honors and Awards

    1.        2015 Award for Excellent Research Paper on Educational Research by Beijing Higher Education Research Society in China.

    2.        2013 Award for Excellent Research Paper on Educational Research by Beijing  Education Research Society in China.

    3.        2010 Award for Excellent Teaching Output for Postgraduates Quantitative Research Method by Beijing Normal University.

    4.        2011 Award for Excellent Teaching Output for Postgraduates Organizational behavior in Education by Beijing Normal University.


    Authored Book:

    1.        Yao, Jihai (2015). How Principals guide and lead teachers to develop. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.

    2.        Yao, Jihai(2013). Psychological Communication between Teacher and Student. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.

    3.        Yao, Jihai(2010). Psychological Communication between Principal and Teacher. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.

    4.        Yao, Jihai(2009). Construction and improvement of teachers’ Professional Ethical cultivation in new period. Beijing: Peking University Press.


    Academic Journal Papers:

    1.        Yao Jihai (2014). "A Study on Different Characteristics of Teaching Autonomy of Primary and Secondary School Teachers." Teacher Education Research (Chinese), Vol. 26, No. 6:31-39.

    2.        Yao Jihai (2014). “A Comparative Study between Teachers' and Parents' Focus on Students' Development.” Journal of the Chinese Society of Education (Chinese), 2: 48-52.

    3.        Yao Jihai (2014). “Reflection on poor students and review of teachers' views on students.” Head Teacher (Chinese), 7: 5-8.

    4.        Lin Lizhen, Yao Jihai (2014). “Model and Reference of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Overseas.” Basic Education Review (Chinese), 11: 72-76.

    5.        Quan Jingyue, Yao Jihai (2014). “The Application Background and Analysis of the Value of Social Emotional Learning (SEL).” Basic Education Review (Chinese), 17: 73-77.

    6.        Yao Jihai, Guan Haijuan (2013). “A Study of the Relationship between Elementary and Secondary School Teachers' Emotional Intelligence and Job Burnout.” Journal of Educational Studies (Chinese), Vol. 9, No. 3: 100-110.

    7.        Yao Jihai (2013). “Analysis and Consideration on Primary and Middle School Cell Phones Management System Abroad.” People's Education (Chinese), 9: 39-42.

    8.        Yao Jihai (2013). "Analysis and Reflection on Educational Research Method in Recent Ten Years in China." Educational Research (Chinese), General No.398: 20-24.

    9.        Yao Jihai (2012). “Discussion on Teaching Autonomy and Innovation.” Journal of the Chinese Society of Education (Chinese), 8: 39-41.

    10.    Yao Jihai (2012). “Empirical Research on the New Gender Gap among Primary and Secondary School Students.” Educational Science Research (Chinese), 3: 51-55.

    11.    Yao Jihai, Liu Lihua (2011). “A Study on Relationship between Principal's Psychological Empowerment and Job Burnout in Primary and Middle School.” Psychological Development and Education (Chinese), 5: 529-525.

    12.    Yao Jihai (2011). “An Interpretation of Misleading about the Saying “Don’t Let Children Lose at the Starting Line” in Psychological Perspective.” Studies in Preschool Education(Chinese), 12: 3-5.

    13.    Yao Jihai (2011). “Research on the Relationship between Teachers' Attitude on Checking Teaching Plans and Job Stress.” Educational Research and Experiment (Chinese), 3: 81-85.

    14.    Yao Jihai (2010). “From school teacher to educator: Review of Lin Chongde Oral History.” People's Education (Chinese), 19: 62.

    15.    Yao Jihai (2010)."Academic Orientation versus Employment Orientation: Reflections on Postgraduate Education." Journal of National Academy of Education Administration (Chinese), 10: 35-38.

    16.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2010). "Construction and Revision of Teaching Intrinsic Autonomy Questionnaire for Primary and Middle School Teachers." Psychological Development and Education (Chinese), 3: 302-307.

    17.    Yao Jihai (2010). “Relationship between Secondary and Elementary School Students Attitudes of Examinations with Their Attitudes of Academic Achievement and School.” Educational Science Research (Chinese), 6: 58-61.

    18.    Yao Jihai, Chen Yinghua (2009). "Study on the Relationship between Students Attitude toward Examination and Learning Outcome and Academic Self-concept." Journal of Educational Studies (Chinese), Vol. 5, No. 6: 91-98.

    19.    Yao Jihai (2009). “Analysis of Mistakes on Checking Teachers' Lesson Plans and School Management Strategies.” Educational Science Research (Chinese), 2: 40-42.

    20.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2009). “How to Make Teachers' Love Flash?” People's Education (Chinese), 17: 30-31.

    21.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2009). “Teaching Autonomy: the Motivation of Teachers' Professional Development.” Journal of the Chinese Society of Education (Chinese), 6: 83-86.

    22.    Yao Jihai (2008). “Teacher Should Have Insight into Students' Mentality.” People's Education (Chinese), 23: 29-31.

    23.    Yao Jihai, Mao Yaqing(2008). “Rural left-behind children’s academic psychology in Western China and the school management countermeasures.” Frontiers of Education in China, Vol 3, No. 3: 535-546.

    24.    Yao Jihai, Mao Yaqing (2008). "Research on the School Work Mental Characteristics of Western Rural Parent-absent Children and Its Countermeasure of School Management." Educational Research (Chinese), General No. 337: 33-38.

    25.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2007). "The Revised Scale for Teacher Autonomy in China." Chinese Journal of Applied Psychology (Chinese), Vol. 13, No. 4: 329-333.

    26.    Yao Jihai (2004). “A Review of Research on Teacher Autonomy Abroad." Studies in Foreign Education (Chinese), Vol 31, No. 9: 44-47.

    27.    Shen Jiliang, Yao Jihai (2004). "Teachers' Professional Development in Psychological Perspective."    Journal of Beijing Normal University (Social Science) (Chinese), General No. 181: 33-39.

    28.    Yao Jihai, Tang Dan (2005). “The Characteristics of Teacher-Student Relationship in Middle and High School: Structure, Pattern and Development.” Studies of Psychology and Behavior (Chinese), Vol. 3, No. 4: 275-280.

    29.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2004). "A Study of the Relationship between Idolatry and Self-Concept of Middle School Students." Psychological Science (Chinese), Vol. 27, No. 1: 55-58.

    30.    Yao Jihai (2004). “Autonomy: the Cornerstone of Teachers' Mental Health.” Beijing Education (Chinese), 6: 50-51.

    31.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang, Zhang Caiyun (2003). "A Study on the Relationship between Idolatry and School Work Self-Concept and Achievements of Middle School Students." Chinese Journal of Applied Psychology (Chinese), Vol. 9, No. 1: 18-23.

    32.    Yao Jihai, Chen Yang (2003). “Characteristic of Middle School Students' Idolatry and the Relationship between the Idolatry and Their Mental Health.” Youth Study (Chinese), 9: 6-10.

    33.    Yao Jihai, Shen Jiliang (2003). “The Voice of a Secondary School Student.” Class Adviser (Chinese), 5: 34.

    34.    Yao Jihai, Qu Zhiyong, Jing Weiying (2001). "Research on the characteristics of Middle School Students’ Self-Concept and the Relationship between Self-Concept and Academic Achievement." Psychological Development and Education (Chinese), 4: 57-64.

    35.    Lin Chongde, Wang Yun, Yao Jihai (2001). "The Mental Mechanism of Developmental Dyslexia in Children: A Preliminary Study." Psychological Development and Education (Chinese), 4: 17-22.

    36.    Yao Jihai (2000). “The Function and Preparation of School Quiz.” Journal of Teaching and Management (Chinese), 3: 71-72.

    37.    Yao Jihai (1999). “Assessment of Teachers' Work Should Be Reevaluated.” Elementary and Secondary School Management (Chinese), 11: 41.


    Postgraduates Supervision:

    2015  Ms. Fang Boyu (2015 MPhil.) and Mr.Yu Yunsheng and Li Zhouwen (2015 M. Ed.)

    2014  Ms. Huang Xiangxiao (2014 MPhil.) and Mr. Zhang Rui and Ms Zhang Huimin (2014 M. Ed.)

    2013  Ms. Wang WenJuan (2013 MPhil.) and Ms. Fu Yuanyuan, Li XueFei, Zhu Shan, and Chen Hongmei (2013 M. Ed.)

    2012  Mr. Tian Yu (2012 MPhil.) and Ms.He Jing and Jiang XinYu (2012 M. Ed.)

    2011  Ms. Lin Lizhen and Quan Jingyue (2011 MPhil.) and Ms. Li Yang (2011 M. Ed.)

    2010  Ms. Lang Di and Wu Maomei (2010 MPhil.) and Ms. Meng Fanfa and Tao Faping (2010 M. Ed.)

    2009  Ms. Liu Lihua and Li Jie (2009 MPhil.) and Ms. Jia Jin (2009 M. Ed.)

    2008  Ms. Wang Xiaocui (2008 MPhil.) and Ms. Ma Jie, Ren Hui, Wang Yu, and Ma Yanli (2008 M. Ed.)

    2007  Ms. Chen Yinghua and Mr. Zhang Haijun (2007 MPhil.) and Ms. Zhang Jie and Chen Lin (2007 M. Ed.)

    2006  Ms. Din Ze (2006 MPhil.) and Ms. Zhang Yan and Xie Chunmei (2006 M. Ed.)



    FULL CV: YAOJihai_CV20160225.pdf