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    KAN Wei Lecturer
    Institute of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    Email:kanwei@bnu.edu.cn
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    APPOINTMENT
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China 2008-present
    . Assistant Professor, Institute of Curriculum and Pedagogy
    Beijing No.171 High School, Beijing, China 1994-2003
    . Director of Teaching Department, 1998
    . History Teacher, 1994

    EDUCATION BACKGROUND
    School of Education, University of Manchester, UK 2003-2007
    .Ph.D. in Education and Curriculum Studies
    . Dissertation title “Acceptance and Resistance: Pupils’ experiences of new curriculum Change in three high schools, China”
    Committee Chair: Professor Mel Ainscow
    School of Education, University of Hope, California, USA 2001--2003
    . M.A. in Educational Management, (Program of Government Sponsored oversea education by Beijing Municipal Education Commission)
    . Dissertation title “Studies on Teachers’ Professional Development: Case study of high school in Beijing”
    Committee Chair: Professor George West
    History Department, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China 1990--1994
    . B.A. in History

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    Institute of Curriculum and Teaching, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University
    2008-present
    . Instructor
    . Curriculum and Pedagogy;
    . Education and Development (for the Program of International Master Degree Students)
    .Sociology of Classroom;
    .Study of frontier issues of Curriculum and Pedagogy;
    Hanban(Confucius Institute Headquarters) 2011-Present
    . Special Invited Instructor
    .Studies on Basic Education in China

    SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
    Books and Translated Works
    . Acceptance and Resistance: Pupils’ experiences of new curriculum Change in three high schools, China (under review), Springer Press, to be published in 2013.
    .Studies on Current Tendency of Changes in Curriculum and Teaching in UK, (《当前英国课程与教学变革趋势研究》) Educational Science Publishing House, to be published in 2013.
    Studies on History Curriculum and Teaching in UK, (《英国历史课程与教学研究》) Beijing Normal University Press, 2012.
    . Comparative Studies on Curriculum and Teaching, Perspectives of Contemporary Era (《比较课程与教学论:当代视角》,Educational Science Publishing House, 2012.
    . Change Leader: Learning to do what matters Most(《变革型领导:学会做最重要的事》,译著,原作者Michael Fullan, Jossey-Bass Press, Educational Science Publishing House, 2012.
    .Struggling for the soul: The Politics of Schooling and the Construction of the Teacher, (《漫漫心塑路:学校教育机制和教师培养体系的反思》,译著,原作者Thomas S. Popkewitz, Teacher College Press, Educational Science Publishing House, 2013.
    Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform: Science, education, and making society by making the Child, (《世界主义与学校改革时代:塑造儿童心灵时代的科学与教育》,译著,原作者Thomas S. Popkewitz, Routledge Press, Educational Science Publishing House, 2013.
    .Sociological Studies on Development of Class at School, Case study of Binhu, Wuxi (《社会学视角下的班集体发展:以无锡滨湖学校为例》) Educational Science Publishing House, 2012.
    .Exploring Road of a Headteacher, Case study on headteacher of a high school in Beijing, (《校长的求索之路,以北京九中郝显军校长为个案) Beijing Normal University Press, Educational Science Publishing House, 2012.
    . Lectures of Traditional Culture Class, (《国学早教课堂》) Guangming Daily Press, 2011.

    Chapters of Books in English
    Kan, W. (2011) Students’ experiences of enquiry-based learning: Chinese student voices on changing pedagogies, in Gerry, C. and Warren, K. (eds), The Student Voice Handbook: Bridging the Academic/Practitioner Divide, London, Emerald, p.409—417.

    Kan, W. (2011) How to bridge two different worlds: A case study of social identity of migrants from a lower-grade class at a public school in Beijing, in Lesley, H and Lindy, W. (eds.) Multiculturalism: Perspectives from Australia, Canada and China, p. 81—86.

    Kan, W. (2013, to be pressed) “We only have limited spaces on changing”: case study on history teachers’ autonomy in the high school history curriculum reform in mainland China, in Edmond, D. (edn), Understanding on Curriculum Development, Armsterdam Science Publisher, p.97—106.

    Journal Articles (first author in Chinese)
    . Kan, W. (2013) Studies on School Bus, Case study of UK Experiences, Comparative Education Review (in Chinese), Vol, 9, No.1,pp.48--51.
    .Kan, W. (2012) Bridging the ideas of green classroom and practices of primary school English teaching, (in Chinese), Chinese Teacher, Vol.8, No.5,pp.9--12.
    .Kan, W. (2011) Research on the system of institutes and schools (in Chinese), Chinese Teacher, Vol.7, No.12,pp.74—77.
    .Kan, W. (2010) Route of must taking: Rethinking the role of educator, Journal of the Chinese Society of Education (in Chinese), Vol. 8. No.8, pp.4—7.
    . Popkewitz, T. and Kan, W.(Translator) (2010) Cosmopolitanisms, the governing modern schooling and process of abjection, Journal of Educational Studies (in Chinese),Vol. 8, No.3, pp.74--85.
    .Kan, W. (2009) Whose voice? Who Benefits? Review on the research of student voice, Journal of Educational Studies (in Chinese),Vol. 7, No.2, pp.8--15.
    Kan, W. (2008) Doctoral Theses, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol. 29, No.3, 2008, pp.246.

    SELECTED RESEARCH PROJECTS
    Effective Teaching Program of Two High Schools, Beijing, China
    . Fund source: Shunyi School District, Shunyi Educational Commission, 2012-2014
    . Type: Research Program
    . Researcher

    Teaching Studies and Teachers’ Professional Development, Beijing, China
    .Fund source: Changping School District, Changping Educational Commission, 2012--2013
    . Type: Research Program
    . Researcher

    Program of Green Teaching, Beijing, China
    Fund source: Shijingshan School District, Shijingshan Educational Commission, 2010—2013
    .Type: Research Program
    .Researcher

    Studies on Effective Teaching, Beijing, China
    . Fund source: Beijing Educational Science Institutes, 2009--2012
    . Type: Research Report
    . Chief Researcher

    SELECTED ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS
    Pupils’ Experiences of Pedagogical Changes, Presented at the Division G: Social Context of Education/Section 5: Social Context of Research on Schools and Communities, AERA 2012.
    How to bridge two different worlds: A case study of social identity of migrants from a lower-grade class at a public school in Beijing, Presented on the conference of Multiculturalism: Perspectives from Australia, Canada and China, Sydney, Australia, November 21 - November 22, 2011

    Citizenship Education in China and the UK: Key features and contemporary challenges, Presented on the Conference of Education and Citizenship in a Globalising World, London, November 17—Novermber 18, 2010

    HONORS & AWARDS
    . Second Prize of the XVII Basic Skills of Young Teachers, Beijing Normal University, 2008.
    . Excellent Teacher Reward, Beijing Municipal Educational Commission, 1999.
    . Award for Outstanding of Young Talents, Dongcheng District, 1998

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
    . Peer Reviewer, Educational Management and Science(教育管理与科学英文在线期刊)
    . Member, Society of China Education
    .Member, Society of Beijing Education
    . Member, Sociology of Education Research (UK)