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Professor Ting Wang

Associate Professor Ting WangPosition


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Tel: +61 2 6201 2495


Dr.  Ting Wang is Professor  in Education and the Program Director, International Education, Leadership, and Development at the  Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Maths, University of Canberra  (UC). She was a former lecturer in English as a Second Language at Beijing  International Studies University for over ten years.

Professor Wang has fifteen years experience in research and teaching  in the area of educational leadership and education, particularly in  postgraduate transnational education programs offered by UC in China. Her  sustained contribution to student learning and teaching excellence, underpinned  by research in cross-border educational leadership development and transnational  teaching, has been recognised through major institutional, national and  international awards, including 2012 UC Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching  Excellence, 2009 Award of Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for  Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.

She  has published extensively and  presented at national and international conferences in the areas of  cross-border educational leadership development, transnational teaching and  learning, international education, and professional learning communities.  She was an invited visiting scholar at  Singapore National Institute of Education, Beijing Normal University, Hong Kong  Institute of Education, and the University of North Texas during her sabbatical  leave in 2011. Dr. Wang and five  international researchers formed the Global PLC Network in 2011. This network  researches PLC (Professional Learning Community) policies and practices in  schools across six educational systems.

Research Interests

  • Leadership in cross-cultural settings
  • Higher education in an international context
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)