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    ZHOU Jun Professor
    Institute of Teacher Education
    Address:19 Xinjiekouwai Street, Haidian, Beijing 100875, China


    1983.91987.7     B.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University

    1987.91990.7     M.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University

    2002.92005.7     PhD. School of Education, Beijing Normal University

    1997.81997.12   Visiting scholar, The College of William & Mary, USA

    2007.92008.8     Visiting scholar, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA


    Hearing Teachers and knowing yourself 2022

    Research Methods in Education  2012-2022

    Educational Action Research  2008-2012, 2021-2022

    Educational evaluation: theory and practice 2020

    Educational career planning and guidance 2020

    Qualitative Research Method  2015-2019

    Teacher Education in China  2016-2019

    Teacher Professional Development  2010-2019

    Introduction to Teacher Education  2008-2009

    Teacher Education in USA.  2006-2007


    Teacher preparation and teacher professional development

    Teacher action research



    Zhou, J. Study on NCATE. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press. 2009.

    Zhou, J. Teacher Education in the US: Theory and Practice . Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press. 2014.

    Zhou, J. Elementary School Teachers’ Professional Development in China. 2019.

    Journal Articles

    1. Zhou, J. Holmes group and Teacher Education Reform in USA. International and Comparative Education. 2003,(11): 37-40.

    2. Zhou, J. American Federal Policy on Teacher Certification. Teacher Education Research. 2003, (6): 78-80.

    3. Zhou, J. Deregulation in Teacher Education in the USA. Studies In Foreign Education. 2004. (5): 29-32.

    4. Zhou J., Reed, L. Chinese Government Documents on Teacher Education since 1980s. Journal of Education for Teaching. 2005,31(3): 201-213.

    5. Zhou, J. Technical Rational and Reflective Practice: Two visions of Teacher Education. Teacher Education Research.2005, (6): 76-80.

    6. Zhou, J., Zhu, X.D. The approaches of universitisation of teacher education in the USA. Journal of Higher Education. 2005, (12): 57-63.

    7. Zhou, J. A review of The Trouble with Ed School. Journal of Educational Studies. 2006, (2): 91-95.

    8. Zhu, X.D. & Zhou, J. The Vision of Teacher Quality. International and Comparative Education. 2006, (5): 70-75.

    9. Zhou, J. et al. Sub-institutions of Ed School. Studies In Foreign Education.. 2006,(6):49-54. 

    10. Zhou, J. A Review of To Advance Knowledge: The Growth of American Research Universities, 1900 -1940. Journal of Higher Education . 2006,(9): 106-109.

    11. Zhu, X.D. & Zhou, J. The Academic Institutions of Teacher Education in China. Teacher Education Research. 2007, (1): 6-11.

    12. Zhu, X.D. & Zhou, J. The Literature Review of Teacher Professional Development. Journal of The Chinese Society of Education. 2007, (1): 68-73.

    13. Zhou, J.  A Study on the History of NCATE. International and Comparative Education. 2007,(2): 86-90.

    14. Zhao, M.R. & Zhou, J. A Review of In-service Teacher Training Workshop. Teacher Education Research. 2007, (3): 37-40.

    15. Zhou, J., et al. The Academic and Professional Degrees of Teacher Education in China. Academic Degrees and Graduate Education. 2007,(5):28-31.

    16. Zhou, J. American Federal Policy on Teacher Education. Teachers Journal. 2007, (6):15-16.

    17. Zhou, J. , et al. A Review of The Powerful Teacher Education. Journal of Higher Education . 2008, (1): 105-109.

    18. Zhou, J. et al. The History of Teacher Education Programs in China. Teacher Education Research. 2008, (3): 22-27.

    19. Zhou, J. ,et al. American Federal Financial Policy on Teacher Education. Studies In Foreign Education. 2008, (7): 61-64.

    20. Zhou, J. et al. The Structure of Teacher Education Programs in USA. International and Comparative Education. 2009, (1): 76-80.

    21. Zhao, M.R., Zhou, J. & Zhu, X.D. A Survey on Beijing Elementary and Secondary School Teachers Professional Development. Teacher Education Research. 2009, (1): 62-67.

    22. Zhou, J. A Case Study on Alverno College. Elementary & Secondary Schooling Abroad. 2009,(8): 27-3.

    23. Zhou, J.  The Design of Teacher Professional Development Programs. Journal of Tianjin Normal University. 2009,(4): 18-21.

    24. Zhou, J. The Paradigm Shift of Teacher Professional Development in the U.S.A. International and Comparative Education. 2010, (2): 74-78.

    25. Zhou, J. Teacher Education Reform in the American Universities Schools of Education. Teacher Education Research.2010, (1): 71-75.

    26. Zhou, J. The Key Factors of Teacher Education Programs in Schools of Education at US Universities. Studies In Foreign Education.. 2010, (1): 89-93.

    27. Zhou, J. A Review of Educational Equity and Education Quality Workshop. International and Comparative Education. 2010,(7): 92-94.

    28. Zhou, J. Urban Teacher Residency: The Third Road of Teacher Preparation in USA. Global education outlook. 2010, (9): 75-78.

    29. Zhou, J. Teacher Policies in OECD Countries. Studies In Foreign Education. 2010, (9): 93-96.

    30. Li, Q., Zhang, G.L. & Zhou, J. The Occupational Stress of Elementary and Secondary School Teachers. Psychological Development and Education.  2011, (1): 97-104.

    31. Zhou, J. Research Paradigms in Comparative Education in Western Countries. International and Comparative Education. 2011, (2): 5-10.

    32.  Jun Zhou, Katrina Yan Liu. Development of action research in China: review and reflection. Asia Pacific Educational Review. 2011, 12(2):271–277. (SSCI)

    33. Zhou, J., et al. A Study on Teacher Education Programs at Undergraduate Level in China. Contemporary Teacher Education. 2011, (2):13-17.

    34. Zhou, J. ,et al. A Study on Teacher Education Curriculum at Undergraduate Level in China. Teacher Education Research. 2011,(4): 44-50.

    35. Zhou, J. The Inappropriate Application of Constructivism in Education.  Journal of The Chinese Society of Education. 2011,(1):50-52.

    36.  Zhou,Jun. Teacher Professional Development in the Context of Basic Education Curriculum Reform. Chinese Education and Society, 2012, 45( 4):3-8

    37. Zhou,Jun. Problems Teachers Face When They Do Action Research and Possible Solutions: Three Cases. Chinese Education and Society, 2012, 45( 4): 68-80.

    38. Zhou, J. The Second Road of US Teacher Education: the Disputed Alternative Teacher Certification Programs. Studies In Foreign Education. 2013, (4):3-10.

    39. Zhou, J. Factors Constricting Professional Development of Elementary School Teachers. Teacher Education Research. 2013,(4): 51-55. 

    40. Zhou, J. et al. A Review of Western Studies on Teacher learning. International and Comparative Education. 2014,(4): 70-76. 

    41. Zhou, J. Teacher Professor Development through Action Research: A Case Study Teacher Education Research. 2014,(4): 75-80. 

    47. Zhou, J. Teacher education changes in China: 1974–2014. Journal of Education for Teaching. 2014, 40(5):507-523.(SSCI)

    48. Zhou, J. The Mobility and Attrition of Teachers in Rural Schools in China: A Review of Literature. Teacher Education Research. 2015, (1): 60-67.

    49. Cao, X.D., Zhou, J. & Chen, Q.N. Review of International Teacher Education Studies. Teachers Journal. 2015,(2): 24-26.

    50. Zhang, M.Y., Chen, Q.N. & Zhou, J. Critical Teacher Education in the USA. International and Comparative Education. 2016, (1): 72-77.

    51. Chen, C.N. & Zhou, J. Different Approaches to Promote Teacher Professional Development Based on Partnership. Teacher Education Research. 2016, (3): 24-29.

    52. Zhou, J. & Wang, J.L. Teacher preparation reform in Taiwan, China. Journal of Educational Development.2016, (8): 92-96.

    53. Zhou, J. & Gong, C. Educating Reflective and Inquiry-oriented TeachersResearch-based Teacher Education in Finland. International and Comparative Education. 2016, (11): 34-39.

    54. Zhu, X.D. & Zhou, J. Expert teachers professional development. Chinese Teachers. 2016, (7):23-25.

    55. Zhou, J. & Zhang, M.Y. From teacher training to school-based teacher research: The paradigm shift of teachers continuing education. Journal of Xuzhou Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition). 2017, 32(1): 100-103.

    56. Zhao, P., Zhou, J. & Li, Q. Teacher Education. In: W.J. Morgan, Q. Gu & F.L. Li (eds.) Handbook of Education in China. Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 2017. Pp140-168.

    57. Zhou, J. & Zhang, Z.C. Understanding the Transform of Fred Korthagen’s Perception on Teacher Reflection. International and Comparative Education. 2017, (11): 63-69.

    58. Jian, S.Q. & Zhou, J. A Research on the Internal Quality Assurance System of '4 + 2 Teacher Education Program' at Brock University of Canada. Studies In Foreign Education. 2017, 44(12):55-64.

    59. Zhou, J., Zhang, M.Y. & Chen, L. Teachers Training in China: Problems and resolution. Contemporary Teacher Education. 2017, 10(4): 18-23.

    60. Wang Chen & Zhou Jun. Improving Equity in Chinese Higher Education through

    Actionable Research: Its Contexts, Possibilities, and Issues. In C. Wang, E. P. St. John, L. Xu & C. Hannon (eds.). Actionable Research for Educational Equity and Social Justice: Higher Education Reform in China and Beyond. New York, NY: Routledge, 2018. pp.135-159.

    61. Zhou, J. & Chen, Q.N. Breaking the Dilemma of Teacher Training by Action Research Model. Contemporary Teacher Education. 2018, 11(3): 39-43.

    62. Li, L. & Zhou, J. The Research on Quality Assurance System in Finish Pre-service Teacher Education.  International and Comparative Education. 2018, (10): 84-90.

    63. Zhang, L.H. & Zhou, J. Teacher preparation quality assurance in Germany. Journal of Huayin Teachers College ( Natural Science Edition). 2019, 18(1): 61-68.

    64. Wang, X.F. & Zhou, J. A Review on Quality Assurance of Student Teachers' Clinical Experience in Singapore. International and Comparative Education. 2019, (5): 76-82.

    65. Wang, X.F., Zhou, J. & Kong, X.Y. A Review on Internal Quality Assurance of Government-sponsored Teacher Preparation in Singapore. Studies In Foreign Education. 2019, (8): 97-115.

    66. Zhou, J., Huang, J.L. & Wang, X.W.   Preparing Culturally Responsive Teachers: Perception and Practice. Teacher Education Research. 2019, (6): 13-20.

    67. Zhou, J. & Gong, C. What Should be the Type of Teachers’ Research: Academic or Reflective. Contemporary Teacher Education. 2019,12 (4): 40-45.

    68. Liu, M.T., Zhou, J. & Hang, H.Y. A Review on Teacher Change. Contemporary Educational Science. 2019, (12): 79-84.

    69. Sang, G., Zhou, J. and Muthanna, A. (2020), 'Enhancing teachers' and administrators learning experiences through school–university partnerships: a qualitative case study in China', Journal of Professional Capital and Community, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

    70. Zhou, J. & Fan, S.C. The Professional Quality Assurance System for Dutch Teacher Educators. International and Comparative Education. 2020, (8): 97-104.

    71. Zhou, J., Liu, C. & Fan, S.C. The Admission Assessment Systems for Undergraduate Students Teachers in Higher Normal Universities and Colleges. Heilongjiang Researches on Higher Education. 2020, (9):100-105. 

    72. Zhou, J. & Chen, L. Research on Performance Assessment for California Teachers in America: SystemCharacteristics and Problems. Studies In Foreign Education. 2020, (10): 66-79.

    73. Zhou, J. & Wang, X.W. Comparison of Different Approaches of Western Student Teachers’ Practicum. Journal of and Comparative Education.2021,(2): 15-27.

    74.  Chen, Q.N. & Zhou, J. Analysis of the Characteristics of Reflection of Teachers Who

    Break through the Dilemma of Exam-oriented Education. Journal of Heilongjiang Institute of Teacher Development. 2021, 40(7): 21-24.

    75. Huang, J.L,, Zhou, J. & Liu, M.T. The Development and Reflection of the Quality Assurance Policy for Teacher reparation in Taiwan Based on the new Managerialism. Taiwan Journal of Education Research. 2021, 2(6): 27-53.

    76. Zhou,J. & Zou, X.H. The Assessment System for Admitting Students to Teacher Education Programs. Studies In Foreign Education. 2021,48 (9): 98-112.



    1. Teacher education programs and degrees systems in China. Granted by Ministry of Education, China. 2006-2009.

    2. Teacher education programs at graduate level in China. Granted by Ministry of Education, China. 2010-2012.

    3. Experience teachers continuing professional development model based on action research. Granted by Beijing Municipal Government.  2010-2014.

    4. Elementary school teachers professional development. Granted by Ministry of Education, China. 2011-2014.

    5. Building Professional Learning Community in Graduate Classroom. Granted by Ministry of Education, China. 2016-2018.

    6. Teacher Preparation Quality Assurance Systems in China. Granted by Ministry of Education, China. 2017-2020.