Mr Liuning Yang

Bachelor of History (Secondary school Teaching), M.Ed.(Education Studies)

Biography

Liuning is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice, Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland. His supervisors are Dr Jo Smith and Dr Frauke Meyer. Before starting his PhD, he received his Bachelor's degree in History (secondary school teaching) in China, and then got a master's degree in education studies from Monash University, Australia. 

Liuning's research interest falls onto the cultural capital theory of Pierre Bourdieu, Educational policy, Education equity of rural-urban migrants in China. He is also leading a PhD student's cooperation program of the research on the 'double reduction' policy in China.

Liuning currently works as a Teaching Assistant of the EDPROFST 739 course and Student Support role for Graduate Diploma of Teaching program. He also undertakes a range of research and technical assisting work for the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

Research | Current

Journal Submissions

Yang, L. (2022, under review).  How does cultural capital influence the school choice of rural-urban migrant families in Nanjing, China? Evidence from a survey study. Australian and International Journal in Rural Education.

Yang, L. (2022, accepted). An Historical Analysis of the Small Third-Front Construction of Nanjing: A Case Study of Nanjing Chankiang Machine Factory (in Chinese). 

Yang, L., Smith, J., & Meyer, F. (2022). Gendered experiences at academic conferences: A comparative study of female Chinese STEM PhD students in China and New Zealand. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education. 7(1), 71-97.

Selected Conference Presentations/Papers

Smith, J., & Meyer, F., & Yang, L. (2022, accepted). Small fish in big ponds: Conference experiences of female PhD students in STEM fields. AERA Annual Conference.

Yang, L., Smith, J., & Meyer, F. (2021). Supporting female Chinese STEM PhD students to present at academic conferences: A comparative study between students in China and New Zealand. AARE Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Smith, J., & Meyer, F., & Yang, L. (2021). Small fish in big ponds: Conference experiences of female PhD students in STEM fields. AARE Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Yang, L., Smith, J., & Meyer, F. (2021). Gendered experiences at academic conferences: A comparative study of female Chinese STEM PhD students in China and New Zealand. NZARE Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Yang, L. (2021). Unsecured Schooling: Junior Secondary School Choice of Rural-Urban Migrant Families (RUMF) in Nanjing, China. NZARE Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Teaching | Current

Teaching Assistant - EDPROFST 739

Contact details

Primary office location

H - BLOCK. EPSOM - Bldg 6EH
Level 3, Room 304
EPSOM CAMPUS 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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