Prof. Jun Li, is Chair of Critical Policy, Equity and Leadership Studies and Acting Director, Global Centre for Educational Partnership (GCEP) at Western University, Ontario, Canada. He is Associate Editor and also edits ‘China Watch’ a set of articles on policy developments in each issue of the Beijing International Review of Education. (BIRE).
He is editing a Special issue for BIRE:
This special issue in 2021, focuses on educational improvement from a global perspective in the age of COVID-19, aiming at reflecting on state-of-the-art empirical and/or theoretical studies on the theme. The special issue will feature papers that bring disciplinary and interdisciplinary frameworks to bear on the contemporary examination of educational improvement in the wake of COVID-19 reforms: How can the sudden and systemwide shifts in policies and practices in the era of Post-COVID-19 help us to reimagine the ways in which education can lead to improvements not only in educational systems, but also in humanity? What is the role for educational institutions in leading such change?
Proposals with a tentative title, 500-word abstract and an updated CV should be sent with “BIRE Proposal Submission” as its subject to co-editors Dr. Melody Viczko (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Jun Li (email@example.com) by Aug. 31, 2020. Full papers are to be submitted by Dec 31, 2020.