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Yue Yang Professor

Academic Area: 
Research Interests: 
Teacher Education

Personal Data:

  • Name: Yue YANG
  • Sex: Female
  • Birth Place: Jiangsu, China
  • Date of Birth: 2/12/1971







Major: Principal of Education(Sociology of Education)

School of Education Science, NNU



Major: Basic Psychology (Psychological measurement and Applied Psychology)

Department of Education, NNU

Study on Mathematical problem-solving strategies of Middle School Students



Major: School Education

Department of Education, NNU

Professional Experience:






Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications


Associate professor

Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications


Associate professor

School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University



School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University


Center for Sociology of Education, Nanjing Normal University


visiting scholar

School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison (cooperating with Prof. Michael W. Apple)

Research Interest:

  • Since 2005, my research mainly focuses on teacher education from diversified perspectives, such as philosophy, sociology, psychology, educational policy, etc. My current research projects include curriculum and instruction of pre-service and in-service teacher education, the professional development of primary and secondary teachers (especially the excellent teachers), teacher education reform and discipline construction, etc. In recent years, I have published more than 30 papers in the field of teacher education and its reform.




09/1996- 03/1998

Learning French in Beijing Foreign Studies University

04/1998- 06/1998

Investigation in the General Post Office of France, Paris

05/1999- 06/1999

Investigation in the International Postal Union Headquarters, Berne, Switzerland

Scholastic Honors

  • 2012: Excellent Young Academic Leader Award, Nanjing Normal University.
  • 2010: Excellent Young Teacher Award, Nanjing Normal University.   
  • 2009-2010: Excellent Postgraduate Tutor, Nanjing Normal University.

Administrative Experience:






Student counselors; General Secretary of Communist Youth League

Department of Management, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications




Deputy director

Research Institute of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University


Department of Adolescent Development, School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University





Department of Teacher Education Theories, School of Teacher Education, Nanjing Normal University

Teaching Responsibilities(Courses Directed)

Textbook edited: 

  • Development Psychology of Adolescent. Nanjing Normal University Press, 2009.
  • Foundation of Secondary Schooling. Beijing Normal University Press, 2011.

Courses Directed:

  • Principal of Education
  • Methodology of Educational Research
  • Child Development Psychology
  • Education and Society
  • Research on Teacher Education 


  1. Yue YANG(PI). Teacher education governance research: International comparison and native construction. Humanities and Social Science Research Project funded by China's Ministry of education (2015, No. 15YJA880093) 
  2. Yue YANG(PI). Learning Motivation and Strategies of Normal University Students. education and science Thirteen-Five planning project of Jiangsu province(2015).
  3. Yue YANG(PI). China's teacher education reform research since reform and opening up of China. Humanities and Social Science Research- Youth Fund Project funded by China's Ministry of education (2010, No. 10YJC880143) 
  4. Yue YANG (PI). Excellent teacher research of primary and middle schools in Jiangsu province.  Jiangsu Academy of Social Science Project (2006, No. 06JSBJY006)
  5. Yue YANG (PI). Middle school master teacher’s training mode research based on the "Dual Tutorial System". Education and science Eleven-Five plan project of Jiangsu province (2006, No. D/2006/01/100)
  6. Yue YANG(PI). Graduate training mode research of teacher education. Youth Talent Cultivation Project of Scientific Research funded by Nanjing Normal University (2006, No. 0609012)


  1. Yue YANG. Teacher Education Reform as a Mission through Moral Leadership. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition),2016,(1).
  2. Yue YANG. On Teacher Education Studies as a Discipline. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition),2015,(3).
  3. Yue YANG. Discourse Construction and Meaning Evolution of Teacher Professionalism. Teacher Education Research, 2015(4).
  4. Yue YANG. From “Major in Shifan” To “Teacher Education Program”: A Preliminary Exploration on Teacher Cultivation Mode Reform. Journal of Education Development,2015,(18).
  5. Yue YANG. Review and Reflection on Study of Teacher Motivation Since 1980s in China. Journal of Modern Education Management,2015,(8).
  6. Yue YANG. On Wisconsin Teacher Licensure Reform and Its Implications. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition),2014,(3).
  7. Yue YANG. Teacher Education: A Field full of Political Struggle: An Interview with Prof. Michael Apple. Global Education Perspective,2014,(8).
  8. Yue YANG. On Community of Teacher Education Reform.
  9. Yue YANG. Teacher Education for Multicultural Society: An Everlasting Topic in American Teacher Education Research. Teacher Education Research, 2013(4).
  10. Yue YANG. To Safeguard the Publicity of Teacher Education: Thoughts On the Teacher Education Reform from the Perspective of Governance.
  11. Yue YANG. On Support System from Universities and Schools for Teacher Education Reform. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition),2012,(5).
  12. Yue YANG. On Restricting Factors of Education Practice Curriculum Quality in Normal Universities. Heilongjiang Researches on Higher Education, 2012,(8).
  13. Yue YANG. Risks from Teacher Professional Education Reform and Measures against Risks. Curriculum, Teaching Material and Method, 2011,(6):96-101.
  14. Yue YANG. Reflection on Internship of Student Teachers. Researches on Higher Education, 2011,(7):63-67
  15. Yue YANG. Cultivating Professional Rationality: Core Value of Pedagogy Curriculum in the Pre-service Teacher Education. Theory and Practice of Education, 2011,(12):36-39.
  16. Yue YANG. Research of Cost in the Teacher Education Reform. Contemporary Educational Science, 2011,(11):24-27.  Cited by Copy of the NPC information, Education
  17. Yue YANG. Who’s Teacher Educator: Discussion on Self-Identity Construction in Teacher Education Reform from Sociological Perspective. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition),2011,(6):71-76.
  18. Yue YANG. Retrospection and Prospection: Progress of the Chinese Teacher Education Reform Study in Recent 30 Years. Theory and Practice of Education, 2010,(5): 39-43.
  19. Yue YANG. Research of Video Case Teaching in Pre-service Teacher Education Curriculum. Teacher Education Research, 2010(4):29-33.
  20. Yue YANG. Life History: An Important Curriculum Resource for Teacher Education. Curriculum, Teaching Material and Method, 2009,(10): 84-88.
  21. Yue YANG. Cooperative Learning in the view of Teacher Education Curriculum. Heilongjiang Researches on Higher Education, 2011,(8):13-16.
  22. Yue YANG. Education Academic Capability: Curriculum Core of Post-graduates Majoring in Teacher Education. Education Research Monthly,2010,(12):77-79,93.
  23. Yue YANG. Dilemma and its Causes of Public Pedagogy’s Textbook Reform. Heilongjiang Researches on Higher Education, 2009,(10):168-171.
  24. Yue YANG. Social Analysis of Conflict in the Curriculum Reform of Teacher Education. Contemporary Educational Science,2008,(15):30-32.
  25. Yue YANG. Logic Thoughts on the Establishment of Teacher Education Discipline. Teacher Education Research, 2007,(1):1-5.
  26. Yue YANG. Professional Quality of Scholar-teacher : Based on the Perspective of Ordinary Middle School Teachers. Journal of Nanjing Normal University(Social Science Edition) ,2007,(3):86-92.
  27. Yue YANG. "Dual Tutorial System" : a possible strategy To improve the quality of ME. Education Exploration, 2008,(8):96-97.
  28. Yue YANG. An Analysis of Self-identity Dilemma of Teacher Educator from Sociological Perspective. Contemporary Teacher Education, 2011,(1):6-10.
  29. Yue YANG. A Case Study of a Chinese Excellent Teacher’s Professional Development. Theory and Practice of Education,2009,(12):33-35.
  30. Yue YANG. Social Analysis of Resistance on the Teacher Education Reform. Journal of Educational Science of Hunan Normal University, 2007,(3):41-44.
  31. Yue YANG. Seminar Overview of The National Teacher Education Discipline Construction. Educational Research, 2007,(7):95.


  1. Yue YANG. The Birth of Teacher Education: A Sociological Analysis of Teacher Training Power Change. Guangxi Normal University Press, 2011.
  2. Yue YANG. Anonymous Authority and Cultural Anxiety: A Sociological Study on Public Training.  Nanjing Normal University Press, 2006.
  3. Yue YANG. Primary School Education in France. Nanjing Normal University Press, 1999.


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School of Teacher Education

Nanjing Normal University

122 Ninghai Road 

Nanjing, Jiangsu 210097

P. R. China

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