You Yun

发布日期: 2017-10-12   作者:  浏览次数: 336

You Yun

Ph.D.  Associate Professor

Assistant editor, ECNU Review of Education

Director of the International MA/PhD Program in Education Policy and School Reform (EPSR)

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Address: 1106,11th Floor, Liberal Arts Building, East China Normal University.No.3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai, 200062, P.R. China.

Research interests and areas:

Reflecting the cross-national transfer of educational policy and ideas in the context of globalization

Destructing the Western dominant construction, representation and referencing of East Asian education, and moving further, elaborating Chinese educational ideas and practices from sui generis onto-epistemological lenses

Critically understanding the formulation and implementation of educational policy in East Asian and Anglo-American contexts and the influences of neo-liberalism

Educational experience

2011-2015 PhD. Institute of Education (IOE), University College London

2010-2015 Master. Institute of Education (IOE), University College London

2008-2010 Master. College of Education, Capital Normal University

2003-2007 Bachelor. College of Education, Capital Normal University

Recent publications

Peer-review journal article

Yun,You. 2020. Run by others: school autonomy in Shanghai’s entrustment management reform. Asia Pacific Journal of Education. DOI:

Yun,You. 2020. Learning experience: An alternative understanding inspired by thinking through Confucius. ECNU Review of Education 3 (1), 66-87   (open access)

Iveta Silova, Jeremy Rappleye, and Yun You (co-guest editor, equal contribution). 2020. Editorial: Beyond the western horizon in educational research: Toward a deeper dialogue about our interdependent futures. ECNU Review of Education 3 (1), 3-19.   (open access, the whole special issue can be found here

Yun,You.  2019. A ‘New Orientalism’: The English representation of East Asian educationCompare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education DOI

Yun,You.  2019. The ‘round trip’ of learner-centred education: A ‘best practice’ derived from China’s New Curriculum Reform? Comparative Education 55:1, 97-115.

Yun,You.  2017. Comparing School Accountability in England and its East Asian Sources of ‘Borrowing’Comparative Education 53 (2): 224-244.  

Yun,You.& Paul Morris. 2016. Imagining School Autonomy in High-performing Education Systems: East Asia as a Source of Policy Referencing in England, Compare:A Journal of Comparative and International Education 46 (6): 882-905.  

Yun,You. and Bin,T. Journal article (Chinese) “It looks beautiful – A reflection on childhood education through unconventional children’s little red flower complex.” Journal of Educational Studies 5 (1): 25-32.

Other publications

Book chapter: Euan Auld and Yun You. 2019. Brave new world(s): Intelligent governance, smart schools, and AIEd.The Educational Intelligent Economy: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the Internet of Things in Education. Emerald Publishing.

Book review: Yun You. 2020. Education and Society in Post-Mao China by Edward Vickers and Zeng Xiaodong (Routledge, 2017). China Review International 24 (4): 339-343

Book chapter: Yun You. 2011. Teacher education in British Comprehensive Universities. International Comparison of Teacher Education in Comprehensive Universities: Case Study. Chongqing: Southwest University Publishing.

Research Project

The integration of Chinese values into international large-scale assessments and the construction of Chinese discourse about large-scale assessments, Funded by National Office for Education Sciences Planning, 2020.

Recent awards

2017 China Post-doctoral Research Funding

2015 Student Prize, sole winner, for the paper presented at the 2014 British Association of International and Comparative Education (BAICE) annual conference.

2012 IOE-HKU exchange programme scholarship

2011-2015 Centenary Scholarship for PhD, awarded by IOE

2010-2011 Centenary Scholarship for Masters, awarded by IOE