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Dr Ewan Wright 

Dr Ewan Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership at the Education University of Hong Kong. He is also a Research Fellow at the Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change. Ewan holds a PhD from the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong. His primary research interests are based on the proliferation of international schools in East Asia. He has conducted research projects commissioned by the International Baccalaureate (four projects) and Round Square.

He has recently been awarded a research grant from the University Grants Committee (UGC) of the Hong Kong government to research international schooling in China’s Greater Bay Area. His research has been published in well-regarded international academic journals, including the British Journal of Sociology of EducationDiscourseGlobalisation, Societies and EducationHigher Education, and Studies in Higher Education.

In 2022, Ewan completed an IB commissioned research project investigating the IB teacher professional. Please click here to see a summary of the findings.

His other research projects include:

  • A cross-cultural study of student leadership in Round Square schools. [link]
  • A study of the post-secondary outcomes of IB Diploma alumni in leading universities in Asia Pacific. [link]
  • A study of the International Baccalaureate Diploma in China: Program’s impact on student preparation for university study abroad. [link]
  • Personal Project: Outcomes of the IB Middle Years Programme’s capstone experience [forthcoming]

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