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Hong Kong and GBA: Psychological Distance among Hong Kong Working Adults

This research is conducted by Professor Joshua Ka-ho MOK, Professor Alex Yue-feng ZHU and Dr Geng-hua HUANG
https://www.ln.edu.hk/sgs/_content/media/policy_brief_no2_2021.pdf

School-Based Teachers’ Professional Development Policies: Learning from the Practices of English Classroom at Public Secondary School in Northern Pakistan

The research is conducted by Mr Abdul Wali Khan, Student of Doctor of Policy Studies, Lingnan University Hong Kong
https://www.ln.edu.hk/sgs/_content/media/policy_brief_abdul_wali_khan.pdf

Hong Kong In Brief: Children’s subjective well-being

The research is conducted by Professor Stefan Kuehner and Professor Maggie Lau, Lingnan University and is funded by Children’s Worlds (ISCWeB, funded by the Jacobs Foundation), completed the third wave of their international survey, asking over 128,000 children in 35 societies worldwide about their lives.
https://www.ln.edu.hk/sgs/_content/media/policy_brief_stefan_kuehner.pdf

Creating an enabling environment for early childhood development: A collaborative effort

This research funded by the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme from Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (Project Number: 2017.A3.011.17C) investigated the mediating roles of parental investment and parental distress in the link between poverty and children’s cognitive development (including attention and executive functioning, language (Cantonese and English), memory and learning, and visuospatial processing). The team conducted assessments and surveys with 167 preschool children and their parents in the 2019/2020 academic year. This brief shares findings from this research with an aim to inform policies in relation to the advocacy of maximum working hours, flexible work-life balance arrangements, quality parenting, accessibility of childcare service as well as promoting maternal employment. For details, please refer to this policy brief:
https://www.ln.edu.hk/f/upload/54235/rev4%20PPR%20Policy%20brief%20(20201125)%20FINAL.pdf

Institutional constraints for the extension of social insurance coverage to informal economy workers in China

Recent research conducted by Professor Joshua Ka Ho Mok and Professor Vincent Wen from Institute of Policy Studies with their collaborators from National Singapore University and Hong Kong Baptist University is cited by International Labour Organization. It is Research Impact.
https://www.ilo.org/beijing/information-resources/WCMS_761658/lang--en/index.htm