Academic Staff

YUEN Yuet-mui, Celeste

Associate Professor

YUEN Yuet-mui, Celeste

CertEd (SRBCE), GradDip (Shu Yan University), BSc (Lancaster), BA (Brunel), MEd (Manchester), PhD (London)

  • CV

Prof. Yuen earned her doctorate from the UCL Institute of Education, United Kingdom and has served as a visiting scholar in several international universities. She lectures in intercultural education, teacher development and leadership, home-school-community collaboration and policy studies, and has authored empirical and policy-related articles and books in these fields.

Prof. Yuen has been awarded several major research grants, including 3 projects funded by the General Research Fund (GRF), 3 funded by the Quality Education Fund, 3 Consultancy Contract Grants (1 funded by the Education Bureau and 2 by Oxfam Hong Kong); and 1 funded by the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme. She was also a recipient of Knowledge Transfer Grant and Top Ten Per Cent Publication Awards. In addition, Prof. Yuen serves actively as a director with several NGOs.

Prof. Yuen’s research areas include Chinese immigrant and ethnic minority education, policy studies, intercultural youth studies, life satisfaction, spiritual health and school engagement.

Research Interests
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Chinese Immigrant
  • Cross-boundary and South Asian Minority Education and Policy in Hong Kong
  • Intercultural Home-school-community Studies
  • Spiritual Health
  • School and Civic Engagement
  • Equity Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Curriculum Studies
Courses Taught
Recent Publications
  • Keenan Daniel Manning & Celeste Y.M. Yuen (2023). Inclusivity of the Hong Kong higher education system: a critical policy analysis. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 1-13. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2023.2251709, 2023.
  • Celeste Y.M. Yuen (2022). Multiculturalism, Educational Inclusion, and Connectedness: Well-Being, Ethnicity, and Identity among Chinese, South, and Southeast Asian Students. 1-210 pgs. Routledge, 2022.06.
  • Yuen, Y. M. C. (2018). Perceptions of Social Justice among the South Asian and Chinese Immigrant Youth in Hong Kong.Peabody Journal of Education. doi: 10.1080/0161956X.2018.1449928, 2018.
  • Yuen, Y. M. C. (2018). Chinese immigrant students and cross-boundary students in Hong Kong: A call for equity through culturally relevant teaching practices. In Y. K. Cha, S. H. Ham, & M.S. Lee (Eds.), Routledge international handbook of multicultural education research in Asia Pacific (pp. 258-271). London: Routledge., 2018.
  • Yuen, Y. M. C., Lee, M. S., & Leung, C. S. S. (2016). Religious belief and its association with life satisfaction of adolescents in Hong Kong. Journal of Beliefs and Values. doi: 10.1080/13617672.2016.1141533, 2016.
  • Yuen, Y. M. C. (2016). Linking life satisfaction with school engagement of secondary students from diverse cultural backgrounds in Hong Kong. International Journal of Educational Research, 77, 74-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ijer.2016.03.003, 2016.
  • Yuen, Y. M. C. (2015). Gender difference in life satisfaction and spiritual health among the junior immigrant and local Hong Kong secondary students. International Journal of Children’s Spirituality. doi: 10.1080/1364436X.2015.1061485., 2015.
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