Yanju SHAO, PhD, Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications
PhD, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
MA (Sociology of Education), Faculty of Education, Capital Normal University.
BA, Faculty of Education, Capital Normal University.
Current Position
Assistant Professor, DISW, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, City University of Macau.
Working Experience
Programme Coordinator, Master of Education Programme, City University of Macau.
Programme Coordinator, PhD in Education Programme, City University of Macau.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, City University of Macau.
Senior Research Assistant, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
Post-doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Macau.
Course Taught
DEDC04 Preparation for Dissertation
MEDC02 Globalization, Society and Education
MEDC03 Education Policy
AEE02 Program Planning in Community and Adult Education
GSSS1003E Special Topics in Social Science (English Program)
PSA02C Community Relations
Research Area
Sociology of education, immigrant, EMI, Immigrant education, Graduate education
Journal Articles
Shao, Y. (2018). An Initial Inquiry of Graduate Education in Macao: From the Perspective of Cultural Conflicts. Journal Of City Research of Macau, 01, 208-218.
Shao, Y. (2018). Conference Review: 2018 Forum on Education Research Frontier and Postgraduate Education. Socioeconomic Development Research, 19, 109-115.
Wang, Y., Yu, S. L., & Shao, Y. (2017). The experiences of Chinese mainland students with English-medium instruction in a Macau University. Educational Studies (SSCI). DOI: 10.1080/03055698.2017.1373635
Shao, Y. (2009). Ten-year or three-year: Periodization of the Cultural Revolution and its significance for the education revolution. Research Studies In Education, 07, 36-41.
Conference Papers
Shao, Y. (2018.3). Motivating Multicultural Conversation in the Classroom.“Innovation & Design Education” WEBINAR (IDEW), Beijing Normal University, Beijing.
Shao, Y. (2017.11). An inquiry into the potential stake-holders for the education attainments of disadvantaged immigrant children in Macau: Social capital perspectives. Forth Forum of Both Sides of the Straits, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR on Comparative Education, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou. (Keynote Speech)
Shao, Y. (2016.8). Social capital and education attainments of immigrant children in Macau: A preliminary study. XVI World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), Beijing Normal University, Beijing.
Shao, Y. , & Wang, Y. (2016.6). Adapting to EMI context: Learning experience of Chinese university students. HAAL 2016, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
Shao, Y. (2016.4). Educational access to upward social mobility of new immigrant children in Macau: A research proposal. CESHK Annual Conference 2016, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.
Academic Award
2017 Excellent Research Fellow, City University of Macau
2013 Excellent Research Fellow, University of Macau
2007-2011 Postgraduate Scholarship, The University of Hong Kong
Social Group
Macau Professional Women Association(2018-Present)