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    TAN Chuanbao Professor
    Institute of Education Theories
    Address:Room 319, Yingdong Building, Beijing Normal University, No. 19, Xinjiekou Wai Dajie, Beijing. 100875, China


    Professor of Institute of Education Theories at Faculty of Education, BNU.

    Chairman of Academic Committee of Faculty of Education, BNU.



    TAN Chuanbao is Jingshi Distinguished Professor of Beijing Normal University (BNU), chairman of the Academic Committee of the Faculty of Education at BNU, former and founder director of the BNU Centre for Citizenship and Moral Education (CCME), and former chairman of the Chinese Academy for Moral Education (CACME) in China.  


    Professor Tan’s dissertation Aesthetic View on Moral Education (1996) and other books such as Belief Education and Moral Education (1998), Studies on Ethics for Teachers (2000), Towards New Teacher’s Ethics: Explorations of Professional Ethics of Teacher (2009), Conspectus of Citizenship Education: International Experience, Historical Transition and China's Choice2011, Romanticism: Freedom and Duty: Chuanbao Tan’s Lectures on Moral Education2012), Case Studies on Diagnosis of School Moral Education Problems (2012), Esthetics is the Future of Education: Inquiring into the World of Moral Education (2015), and Educating for Happiness: Chinese Education Criticism (2015), The exploration of the core problems of labor education (2020) are highly reputed in China.

    He also published book Educating 'Good' Citizens in a Globalizing World for the Twenty-First Century (co-editor, with Murray Print, Sense Publishers, 2015) and papers in English in the areas of moral education, citizenship education and professional ethics of education.


    His international academic experience includes: Senior Visiting Scholar at University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2002-2003; Visiting Professor at Institute of Education, University College London, UK, 2006; and Foreign Visiting Researcher at Naruto University of Education, Japan, 2009, and so on.


    Research Interests

    Professor Tan’s research has primarily focused on moral education, citizenship education, teacher ethics and Basic Theories of Education.



    Professor Tan received his PhD of Education from Nanjing Normal University in China in 1996, and completed his Post-doctoral study at Beijing Normal University in 1998.

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