Professor Hau Kit Tai, BBS, MH, JP

Professor Hau Kit Tai, BBS, MH, JP

Research Professor, Faculty of Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Biography

Professor Hau Kit Tai is Professor of Faculty of Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is also Fellow of American Educational Research Association and the International Association of Applied Psychology, as well as the member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Technical Advisor Group and Strategic Development Group. He was the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and President of the Division of Educational, Instructional and School Psychology.

Professor Hau’s research areas include motivation, psychometrics, research methodology and large-scale educational monitoring. He has published extensively in major international academic journals and spared no effort in contributing to the education sector of Hong Kong and mainland China with his professional knowledge. Professor Hau actively serves on various advisory boards of the government, secondary schools and voluntary agencies in curriculum and youth development. He has also conducted over 100 national advanced applied statistics workshops in mainland China to promote empirical research in social sciences and education.