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Faculty

Rongfang Gu Professor

Academic Area: 
Preschool Education
Research Interests: 
  • Preschool children's hygiene and health education
  • Preschool teacher education
Bio: 

Educational Background

  • PhD, Education, Nanjing Normal University (2001)
  • BA,  Education, Nanjing Normal University (1985)

Research Projects

  1. The National Level Excellent Course Project “Preschool Children’s Health Education”, 2013-2015.
  2. The Excellent Preschool Teacher Preparation Program of the Ministry of Education Project “The Research-Oriented Preschool Teacher Training”, 2014-2024.
  3. The National Education Sciences Planning of 11th Five-year Project “Research of Children's Healthy Eating Behavior Based on Child Development Perspective”(DHA100249),2010-2013.
  4. Ministry of Education Humanities Social Sciences Research Project “Research of Change Mechanism and Promote the Professional Development From the Perspective of Preschool Teacher’s Concerns” (YJA880032),2012-2014.
  5. Top-notch Academic Programs Project of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions(TAPP,PPZY2015A004), 2015-2018.
  6. Jiangsu Education Sciences Planning of 12th Five-year Project “Research of Change Mechanism and Promote the Professional Development From the Perspective of Preschool Teacher’s Concerns” (D/2011/01/059),2011-2014.
  7. The Construction of Teaching Material of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions “Preschool Children’s Health Education”, 2015-2017.
  8. The Key Project of Philosophy and Social Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions “Optimization Theory and the Practice Research of Preschool Education Professional Personnel Training”(2010ZDIXM045),2010-2013.
  9. The Major Project of Philosophy and Social Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions “Key Events Study Based on Preschool Teachers' Professional Development”.
  10. The National Education Sciences Planning of 11th Five-year Project “Children's Cognition of Health and Health Education Research” (FLB080602),  2008-2010.
  11. Jiangsu Education Sciences Planning of 11th Five-year Project “Children's Cognition of Health and Health Education Research” (B—a/2006/01/006), 2006-2008.
  12. The Major Project of Philosophy and Social Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions “Preschool Teachers' Professional Development and Early Childhood Education Innovation” (03SJB880006), 2003-2006.
  13. Jiangsu Education Sciences Planning of 10th Five-year Project “Children's Eating Behavior and Health Education Research” 2001-2003.
  14. Humanities and Social Science Fund Project in Jiangsu Province Department of Education “Preschool Education Diagnosis and Counseling”. 2000-2002.

Journal Articles

  1. The discussion of the diagnosis of preschool education. Early Childhood Education, 2004.12.
  2. On the nature of preschool teachers' professional development. Early Childhood Education, 2005.3. 
  3. On nursery school safety education. Early Childhood Education, 2006.11. 
  4. Kindergarten teaching must be children-oriented caps between the expected and the actual situation. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2007.12.
  5. Research on children’s cognition of the related concepts of psychological health. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2008.4.
  6. Research on children’s cognition of related concepts of physical development. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2008.7
  7. Research on children’s cognition of related concepts of disease. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2008.11.
  8. Research on children’s cognition of related concepts of security. Early Childhood Education, 2009.4.
  9. Research on children’s cognition of related concepts of dietary nutrition. Early Education, 2009.9
  10. Research on children’s cognition of related concepts of daily health behaviour. Preschool Education, 2009.9
  11. On the horizon of Preschool teachers' professional development. Early Childhood Education, 2010.7-8.
  12. Several problems about preschool children’s health education. Early Childhood Education, 2011.10
  13. Exploration of theory and practice on children' dietary knowledge and behavior. Early Childhood Education, 2012.11.
  14. Student teachers’ teaching practice in pre-school settings: A tracking study. Early Childhood Education, 2013.1-2.
  15. An investigation of parental educational views and behaviors on young children’s diet. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2014.9.
  16. Research on key experiences in health curriculum for children aged three to six. Studies in Early Childhood Education, 2015.10
  17. Books
  18. Diagnosis and Consultation on Preschool Education. Shenyang: Liaoning Normal University Press, 2003.
  19. Preschool Children's Health Education. Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Press, 2003.
  20. Health Education in Kindergarten. Beijing: People's Education Press, 2004.
  21. Hygiene of Preschool Children. Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Press, 2009.
  22. From Novice to Expert: Research on Preschool Teachers' Professional Development. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press, 2007.
  23. Research on Children’s Cognition of Health Related Concepts. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2009.
  24. The Strength of the Corrugated: Research on the Key Events and Preschool Teachers' Professional Development. Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press, 2011.
  25. Research on Children's Eating Behavior and Health Education. Beijing: People's Education Press, 2015.

Honors and Award

  • Preschool Children's Health Education. The Third National Outstanding Achievement Award in Educational Science Research, 2006.
  • Research on Children’s Cognition of Health Related Concepts. The 11th Jiangsu Provincial Philosophy Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award, 2011; The Fourth National Outstanding Achievement Award in Educational Science Research, 2011.
  • The Strength of the Corrugated: Research on the Key Events and Preschool Teachers' Professional Development. The 12th Jiangsu Provincial Philosophy Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award, 2012.

Academic Title

  • Director of Association of Health Education, China National Society of Early Childhood Education
  • Vice Director of Jiangsu Province Society of Early Childhood Education
  • Vice Director of Jiangsu Society for Study of Chen Heqin’s Educational Thought

Contact

Tel:+86-25-83598577

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