Philip Li

Prof., Professor

20002019
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Research Outputs 2000 2019

2019
Validation Studies
China
parents
Parents
childhood

Bridging a cultural divide between play and learning: parental ethnotheories of young children’s play and their instantiation in contemporary China

Lin, X., Li, H. & Yang, W., 2019, In : Early Education and Development. 30, 1, p. 82-97 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

China
Learning
learning
parents
Parents

Can early childhood curriculum enhance social-emotional competence in low-income children? A meta-analysis of the educational effects

Yang, W., Datu, J. A. D., Lin, X., Lau, M. M. & Li, H., 2019, In : Early Education and Development. 30, 1, p. 36-59 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Curriculum
Meta-Analysis
low income
childhood
curriculum

Changing culture, changing curriculum: a case study of early childhood curriculum innovations in two Chinese kindergartens

Yang, W. & Li, H., 2019, In : Curriculum Journal. 30, 3, p. 279-297 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
curriculum development
childhood
innovation
curriculum

Chinese mothers’ and fathers’ involvement in toddler play activity: type variations and gender differences

Lin, X., Xie, S. & Li, H., 2019, In : Early Child Development and Care. 189, 2, p. 179-190 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fathers
Mothers
Nuclear Family
Statistical Factor Analysis
Analysis of Variance

Chinese mothers’ profile which values both play and academics predicts better developmental outcome in young children

Lin, X. & Li, H., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 43, 1, p. 61-66 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mothers
Values
China
Cross-Cultural Comparison
intercultural comparison

Chinese preschoolers' acquisition of temporal adverbs indicating past, present, and future: a corpus-based study

Liang, L. Y., Wu, D. & Li, H., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Child Language. 46, 4, p. 760-784 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

present
age group
Age Groups
Linguistics
Corpus-based Study

Contemporary issues and challenge in early childhood education in the Asia-Pacific Region

Li, H., Jul 2019, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Education. 39, 2, p. 267-269 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

book review
Singapore
childhood
science
education

Development and validation of the Chinese Preschool Readiness Scale

Xie, S. & Li, H., 19 May 2019, In : Early Education and Development. 30, 4, p. 522-539 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social competence
Sensitivity Training Groups
Learning
Social Adjustment
parents

Early childhood curriculum in Chinese societies: policies, practices, and prospects

Yang, W. & Li, H., 2019, London: Taylor and Francis. 138 p. (Routledge research in early childhood education)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

childhood
curriculum
society
educator
kindergarten

Implementing inclusive education in an early childhood setting: a case study of a Hong Kong kindergarten

Zhu, J., Li, H. & Hsieh, W-Y., 2019, In : Early Child Development and Care. 189, 2, p. 207-219 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong
Education
Documentation
Parents
Learning

On the road to participatory pedagogy: a mixed-methods study of pedagogical interaction in Chinese kindergartens

Huang, R., Yang, W. & Li, H., Oct 2019, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 85, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
road
teacher
interaction
dialogue
Singapore
parents
language
multilingualism
spoken language

Relationship between media multitasking and self-esteem among Chinese adolescents: mediating roles of peer influence and family functioning

Luo, J., Yeung, P. & Li, H., 11 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

multiple stress
Self Concept
self-esteem
well-being
adolescent

Relationships between kindergarten teachers’ empowerment, job satisfaction, and organizational climate: a Chinese model

Jiang, Y., Li, P., Wang, J. & Li, H., 3 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 33, 2, p. 257-270 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten teacher
Job Satisfaction
job satisfaction
empowerment
climate

Whole-day or half-day kindergarten? Chinese parents' perceptions, needs, and decisions in a privatised marketplace

Lau, M. M. & Li, H., Oct 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 105, p. 1-17 17 p., 104427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
parents
Parents
Ownership
Hong Kong

You reap what you sow: profiles of Chinese fathers’ play beliefs and their relation to young children’s developmental outcomes

Lin, X., Li, H. & Yang, W., 13 Aug 2019, In : Early Education and Development. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fathers
father
China
pragmatics
parents

‘Tiger mom, panda dad’: a study of contemporary Chinese parenting profiles

Xie, S. & Li, H., 2019, In : Early Child Development and Care. 189, 2, p. 284-300 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tigers
Parenting
Fathers
Mothers
Lighting
2018

A school-based fusion of East and West: a case study of modern curriculum innovations in a Chinese kindergarten

Yang, W. & Li, H., 2018, In : Journal of Curriculum Studies. 50, 1, p. 17-37 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
innovation
curriculum
school
document analysis

Bridging the rural-urban literacy gap in China: a mediation analysis of family effects

Wang, J., Li, H. & Wang, D., 2018, In : Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 32, 1, p. 119-134 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mediation
China
literacy
Students
Education

Cultural ideology matters in early childhood curriculum innovations: a comparative case study of Chinese kindergartens between Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Yang, W. & Li, H., 2018, In : Journal of Curriculum Studies. 50, 4, p. 560-585 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
Hong Kong
ideology
childhood
innovation

Development and validation of a scale to measure media multitasking among adolescents: results from China

Luo, J., Sun, M., Yeung, P. S. & Li, H., Dec 2018, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 95, p. 377-383 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

multiple stress
China
adolescent
Principal Component Analysis
Reproducibility of Results

Does tiger parenting work in contemporary China? Exploring the relationships between parenting profiles and preschoolers’ school readiness in a Chinese context

Xie, S. & Li, H., 2 Dec 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care. 188, 12, p. 1824-1840 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tigers
Parenting
China
Parents
Psychology

Early technology education in China: a case study of Shanghai

Weng, J. & Li, H., 14 Nov 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

China
Technology
Education
Mathematics
Child Development

Is whole-day kindergarten better than half-day kindergarten? A mixed methods study of Chinese educators’ perceptions

Lau, M. M. & Li, H., Oct 2018, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 93, p. 365-377 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
educator
Hong Kong
Child Development
Problem-Based Learning

Legislation for early childhood education: a case study of China

Li, H. & Lu, J., Feb 2018, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 86, p. 32-41 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Legislation
China
childhood
legislation
Education

Parents’ play beliefs and engagement in young children’s play at home

Lin, X. & Li, H., 2018, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 26, 2, p. 161-176 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

parents
Parents
Learning
learning
Fantasy

Perspectives on readiness for preschool: a mixed-methods study of Chinese parents, teachers, and principals

Xie, S. & Li, H., 1 Dec 2018, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 95, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

parents
Parents
teacher
Interviews
interview
2017

Achieving a balance between affordability, accessibility, accountability, sustainability and social justice: the early childhood education policies in Hong Kong

Yang, W., Wang, J. & Li, H., 2017, Early childhood education policies in Asia Pacific: advances in theory and practice. Li, H., Park, E. & Chen, J. J. (eds.). Singapore: Springer Healthcare, Springer Nature, p. 51-71 21 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: issues, concerns and prospects; vol. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

education policy
social justice
accountability
accessibility
Hong Kong

Different problems, same themes: a summary of this book

Li, H., Park, E. & Chen, J. J., 2017, Early childhood education policies in Asia Pacific: advances in theory and practice. Li, H., Park, E. & Chen, J. J. (eds.). Singapore: Springer Healthcare, Springer Nature, p. 285-289 5 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: issues, concerns and prospects; vol. 35).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

social justice
education system
childhood
sustainability
responsibility

Early childhood education policies in Asia Pacific: advances in theory and practice

Li, H. (ed.), Park, E. (ed.) & Chen, J. J. (ed.), 2017, Singapore: Springer, Springer Nature. 289 p. (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: issues, concerns and prospects; vol. 35)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/AnthologyResearch

childhood
education
Vietnam
social justice
Korea

Evolution of the early childhood curriculum in China: the impact of social and cultural factors on revolution and innovation

Li, H. & Chen, J. J., 2017, In : Early Child Development and Care. 187, 10, p. 1471-1483 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Curriculum
China

Implementing the Project Approach: a case study of hybrid pedagogy in a Hong Kong kindergarten

Chen, J. J., Li, H. & Wang, J., 2017, In : Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 31, 3, p. 324-341 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong
kindergarten
Teaching
teacher
document analysis

On the road to universal early childhood education in China: a financial perspective

Zhou, Y., Li, H., Hu, B. Y. & Li, L., Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Educational Development. 53, p. 137-144 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
education
road
China
public institution

Predicting the development of interrogative forms and functions in early years: a corpus-based study of Mandarin-speaking young children

Li, H., Jing, M. & Wong, E. C. M., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Child Language. 44, 1, p. 216-238 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

speaking
parents
conversation
childhood
Corpus-based Study

School context and instructional capacity: a comparative study of professional learning communities in rural and urban schools in China

Wang, D., Wang, J., Li, H. & Li, L., Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Educational Development. 52, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

comparative study
teaching
learning
China
Teaching
2016

From ‘Cinderella’ to ‘Beloved Princess’: the evolution of early childhood education policy in China

Li, H., Yang, W. & Chen, J. J., 2016, In : International journal of child care and education policy. 10, 1, 17 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
China
childhood
Education
kindergarten
education

Using Augmented Reality in early art education: a case study in Hong Kong kindergarten

Huang, Y., Li, H. & Fong, R., 2016, In : Early Child Development and Care. 186, 6, p. 879-894 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong
Art
Education
Parents
Technology
2015

Asking for action or information? Crosslinguistic comparison of interrogative functions in early child Cantonese and Mandarin

Li, H., Wong, E. C. M., Tse, S. K., Leung, S. O. & Ye, Q., 2015, In : First Language. 35, 3, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
language
Interrogatives
Cross-linguistic Comparison
communication

Effect of partner's gender on early pretend play: a preliminary study of Singapore Chinese preschoolers

Jing, M. & Li, H., 2015, In : Early Child Development and Care. 185, 8, p. 1216-1237 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Singapore
Play and Playthings
Age Groups

Teaching Chinese literacy in the early years: psychology, pedagogy and practice

Li, H., 2015, London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 258 p. (Routledge research in language education)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

psychology
literacy
Teaching
psycholinguistics
language
2014

A multiple case study on the perceived impacts of the 15-year free education policy in Macau

Li, H. & Leung, S. O., 2014, In : International Journal of Chinese Education. 3, 2, p. 223-249 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kindergarten
subsidy
education
parents
teacher

Comparing classifier use in 1995 and 2010 early child Cantonese to explore social change in Hong Kong

Li, H. & Wong, E. C. M., 2014, In : Chinese Language and Discourse. 5, 1, p. 79-97 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social change
Hong Kong
speaking
pragmatics
Classifier
Open Access
File
Singapore
Hong Kong
childhood
purchasing power
working hours

Introduction: sound bites won't work: case studies of 15-year free education in Greater China

Li, H., Wang, D. & Fong, R. W., 1 Jan 2014, In : International Journal of Chinese Education. 3, 2, p. 161-170 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

China
education
society
social justice
Hong Kong

Understanding the 15-year free education policies in China: an online study of four cases

Li, H. & Wang, D., 2014, In : International Journal of Chinese Education. 3, 2, p. 250-267 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

China
childhood
education
responsibility
educational opportunity
2013

The development of interrogative forms and functions in early childhood Cantonese

Li, H., Tse, S. K., Wong, J. M. S., Wong, E. C. M. & Leung, S. O., Apr 2013, In : First Language. 33, 2, p. 168-181 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
age difference
speaking
age group
gender-specific factors
2012

Adapting Western pedagogies for Chinese literacy instruction: case studies of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Singapore preschools

Li, H., Rao, N. & Tse, S. K., 1 Jul 2012, In : Early Education and Development. 23, 4, p. 603-621 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Singapore
Hong Kong
Teaching
literacy
instruction

Exploring parental involvement in early years education in China: development and validation of the Chinese Early Parental Involvement Scale (CEPIS)

Lau, E. Y. H., Li, H. & Rao, N., Dec 2012, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 20, 4, p. 405-421 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

China
Parents
Education
parents
education

Impacts of the pre-primary education voucher scheme: experiences of eight kindergartens

Wong, J. M. S., Li, H. & Rao, N., 2012, Educational policy in the twenty-first century. Caron, R. M. (ed.). Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, p. 173-197 25 p. (Education in a competitive and globalizing world).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

primary education
kindergarten
experience
Hong Kong
childhood