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Dr Christine Han
UCL Institute of Education, University College London
20 Bedford Way
Tel: +44 207 612 6964
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  • Associate Professor
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education

Personal country knowledge
  • Singapore (education system, character and citizenship education, lifelong learning), East Asia (citizenshp education, personal and national identity, democracy, youth movements)

Languages spoken/written
  • Mandarin Chinese (intermediate)

Research Summary

I am interested in citizenship education, national identity and civic movements in Singapore and East Asian societies, and democratic participation in comparative perspective.  I have also carried out research in policy borrowing / referencing, East and West. 

My research areas
  • Citizenship - Singapore, East Asia, national identity, Chineseness, democracy, social movements, youth movements
  • Comparative analysis - qualitative research methods
  • Government - education policy referencing 

Potential research students who are interested in the above topics are welcome to contact me.

Teaching Summary

Programme Leader
MA Lifelong Learning and Leadership

Module Leader
Lifelong Learning: theories and perspectives (MA Lifelong Learning and Leadership)
Education and Development in Asia (MA Comparative Education)

Programme Leader, MPhil/PhD
Departmental Graduate Tutor, Department of Education, Practice and Society

Research students
  • Yu Ping Hsu (PhD) (with Paul Morris)
  • Khatera Khamsi (PhD) (with Paul Morris)
  • Ai Lian Chee (PhD) (with Paul Morris)
  • Maryam Mustafa (PhD) (with Paul Morris)
  • Sayaka Hashimoto (PhD) (with Germ Janmaat)
  • Charles Tee (EdD) (with Claire Callender)
  • Gian Tu Trung (EdD) (with Mark Baildon, National Institute of Education, Singapore)

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