Psychology and Child Development with Dr. Liu Tong, Executive Director of Yale-China Program on Child Development
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Registration and Reception: 6:30-7:00 pm
Discussion: 7:00-9:00 pm
Location: Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Subway Station, Exit C)
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Dr. Tong Liu earned her PhD in Education History Study (American Education) at HeBei University (PR China) in 2007, where she studied the American Head Start program and how Head Start can be used to influence early education policy in China. Currently, she is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale University Child Study Center and a Professor of Early Childhood Education at HeBei University. An acclaimed early education scholar, in 2000 she won the prestigious Chinese national First Class Prize for her multimedia courseware kindergarten chorus education and in 2003 she won the Third Class Prize for her distance learning work on music education in early childhood education. She has published over 40 journal articles on early education in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Germany, focusing on cross-national approaches to early education. She is the chief editor of the 1997 book, Children Learn How to Sing with Play, and chief translator of the 2005 book, A University for the 21 century, Peking University Press.
Dr. Liu is the Executive Director of the Yale-China Program on Child Development, a program that creates an early childhood education bridge between China and the US by training Chinese early education teachers, directors, and officials; conducting collaborative research between institutions of higher education in the US and China; and fostering educational exchanges for doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows, and scholars in early childhood education.