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Wai-Chung Ho

Prof. Wai-Chung Ho

Department Associate Head and Professor, Department of Music

Phone number3411-7048
ORCID number0000-0002-6401-2030



B.Phil (University of Exeter), M.A. (UCL, Institute of Education), Ph.D. (UCL, Institute of Education)

Research area(s):

Sociology of Music; Music Education and Social Change; 
Creativity in Music Education; Values Education; Education Reform in Chinese societies

Teaching area(s):

Music Education; Music, Society and Culture; Psychology and Sociology in Music

Selected output(s):

Ho, W. C. (2011). School music education and social change in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.  Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

Ho, W. C. (2017). Popular music, cultural politics and music education in China. London & New York: Routledge.

Ho, W. C. (2018). Culture, music education, and the Chinese dream in Mainland China. Singapore: Springer.

Ho, W. C. (2019). Citizenship education and music education: exploring the crossroads between globalisation and localisation in Taiwan. Music Education Research, 21(3), 228–242.

Ho, W. C. (2019).  The challenge of teaching creativity in school music education in Mainland China. In Y. Tsubonou, A. G. Tan, & M. Oie (Eds.), Creativity in music education (pp. 167–185). Singapore: Springer. 

Current project(s):

Research Grants Council, Hong Kong 

Project Title: Social Change, Culture and Creativity: Music Education in China (HKBU 12608618)

Principal investigator: Wai- Chung Ho
Amount: HK$500,160
Project started: 1 January 2019
Project end date: 31 December 2020

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