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.