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Director of the Hong Kong Centre for International Student Assessment. Project Manager of HKPISA-2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012. Consultant of Macao-PISA 2003 and China-PISA 2006 Trial and Shanghai-PISA 2009 main study. Fulbright Scholar at Pennsylvania State University (2004) and Johns Hopkins University (2010); Research Associate of the project Education and Development in South China. Teaching assistant and research assistant in the University of British Columbia, Canada. Teaching consultant of the World Bank in the District Primary Educational Program in India. Primary and Secondary School teacher in Hong Kong. Research interests: Parental Involvement, Home School Community Collaboration, International Assessment of Student Performance, School Effectiveness and School Reform, Decentralization and School-based Management, Research Methodology in Education, Multilevel Analysis in Educational Research.
School and Community
School Effectiveness and School Improvement
Sociology of Education
International Student Assessment
SILP 6003 Evaluation for School Improvement
PEDU 6211 Education and Development in International Perspectives
PGDC 5302 Parental Involvement in Young Children’s Education
PEDU 6704 Family-School-Community Collaboration: From Theory and Research to Practice
Ho, S. C. (Ed 2017). What We Learned from PISA: The Outstanding Performance of Students in Hong Kong and East Asia. Worldscientific: Singapore. 424 pp.
Ho, S. C. & Sum, K. W. (2017). Construction and Validation of the Career and Educational Decision Self-Efficacy Inventory for Secondary Students (CEDSIS). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. First Published 17 Oct 2017 Sage Publications Inc.
Ho, S. C. (2016). The use of large scale assessment (PISA): Insights for policy and practice in the case of Hong Kong. Research Papers in Education.
Ho, S. C. & Kwong, W. M. (2013) Parental Involvement on Children’s Education, Springer Briefs in Education. Springer: Singapore. 162 pages .
Ho, S. C. (Ed 2013). Multilevel Analysis of the PISA Data: Insight for Policy and Practice, Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Transition of Hong Kong Young Adults after Secondary School: The Road to Higher Education or Work
Harnessing mobile technology in outdoor experiential learning: Teacher facilitation in context-aware social inquiry activities in formal school education
A Qualitative Study of the Transition Pathways of Hong Kong Adolescents after Secondary Education
Programme for International Student Assessment 2015 in Hong Kong
A Longitudinal Study of Adolescents in Hong Kong (HKLSA): Transition from Secondary School
Quality School Improvement Project : Support for Learning Diversity (QSIP-SLD, Phase 2)
Programme for International Student Assessment 2012 in Hong Kong
Programme for International Student Assessment 2009 in Hong Kong
Shadow Education and Related Services in Macao: The Phenomenon and its Impact
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006 China Trial
Macao Parents' View on Education Reform, School Education, and Children's Education - Stage II
Macao Parents' View on Education Reform, School Education, and Children's Education - Stage I
Macao PISA 2003: Implication for Curriculum Reform
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2006 in Hong Kong
Programme for International Student Assessment 2003 in Hong Kong