Professor Thomas CHIU
Teacher Development and School Engagement Team Head
CUHK Jockey Club AI for the Future Project
Professor Thomas CHIU heads the Project’s Teacher Development and School Engagement Team. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He has a strong academic background in Mathematics, Technology and Teacher Education – B.Sc. (HKUST), P.G.D.E, Ph.D. (HKU), M.Sc. (PolyU), Oracle Super Trainer and Microsoft System Trainer, with extensive teaching and leadership experience in schools. His expertise is in quantitative and design-based research methodologies. His specializations include educational technology (multimedia learning, IT in education policy, online pedagogy), and motivation and learning (self-determination theory). His research domains focus on mathematics and technology. He is an international scholar of the Center for Self-determination Theory. He has recently proposed a model of student engagement for online learning and a sustainable curriculum planning approach for Artificial Intelligence education for schools.