Cheng Liang

发布日期: 2017-10-12   作者:  浏览次数: 551

Cheng Liang

Ph.D. Professor

Deputy Head of Department of Education, ECNU

Researcher of The National Institute of Schooling Reform and Development


Tel: 86-021-62232268


Address: 1001, 10th Floor, Liberal Arts Building, Department of Education, East China Normal University, No.3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai, 200062, P.R. China.

Educational Background

  • Majored in Education Principle at East China Normal University, 2001 – 2005.

  • Majored in Education at Anhui Normal University, 1997 – 2001.

Academic Employment

  • Member of Philosophy of Education Society in United States;

  • Member of American Educational Studies Association;

Academic Communication

  • Invited to have an exchange visit to Australia by Professor Geoffrey Riordan, dean of Faculty of Education at the University of Canberra, 2019.4.27-5.4.

  • China-France Talents Education Seminar at ENS de Lyon, submitted a paper: The Conceptual Evolution of Elite and Elite Education in China, 2014. 9.

  •  American Educational Studies Association Annual Meeting, submitted a paper: The One vs. Many: Investigating the Narratives of Value in China's Curriculum Reform, 2013.11.

  •  The American Evaluation Association, submitted a paper: Teacher Evaluation and Performance-Based Pay: China Experience, 2013.10.

Courses Offered

  •  Education Principle

  •  Political Philosophy and Education

  •  Education Research Methods

  •  Educational Ethics



  • Cheng, L.(2018). Chinese Educator Classics Series of Books, Qu BaoKui's Education Theory. Fuzhou: Fujian Education Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2017). An Overview of MFA Programs in USA, East China Normal University Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2017). Qu Baokui’s Educational Theory, Fujian Education Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2016). The Moral Function of Education, Fujian Education Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2009). The View of Theory and Practice in Education, Fujian Education Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2nd ed.) (2007-2013). China’s Education Research & Review, East China Normal University Press.

  • Cheng, L. (translator) (2015). Research Methods in Education (6th Edition), East China Normal University Press.ž

  • Cheng, L. (translator) (2008). Teaching to Change the World (2nd Edition), East China Normal University Press.


  • žCheng, L. (2018). The Essence of Education Is Natality: Arendt’s View on Education and Its Reflections. Nanjing Journal of Social Sciences, 4.

  • Cheng, L. (2018). Children’s Interest and Its Education Implications, Educational Research, 3.

  • žCheng, L.(2018). From Social to Educational: A Re-examination of School Discipline. Education Research Monthly, 2.

  • Cheng, L. (2017). From the Morality of Obligation to The Morality of Super-Obligation: Re-examination of the Level of School Moral Education, Journal of the Chinese Society of Education, 2.

  • žCheng, L. (2016). Plural Traditions and Their Emergent Interactions --- A Cross-cultural Study on Knowledge Construction in Pedagogy, Educational Research, 5.

  • žCheng, L. (2016). The Emergence of the Institutionalization of Pedagogics and Its Logic, Journal of East China Normal University (Educational Science Edition), 3.

  • Cheng, L. (2015). What Justice? Whose Responsibility? --- Exploring the Right Processes of Modern Schools. Research in Education Development, 1.ž

  • Cheng, L. (2014).Creating School as a Caring Community: A New Way of Contemporary School Reform, Research in Education Development, 15.

  • Cheng, L. (2013).The Public Construction of School: Reflection Based on Civic Education, Research in Education Development, 6.

  • Cheng, L. (2013). Is Teaching a MacIntyrean Practice? Educational Research, 5.

  • Cheng, L. (2012). Richard S. Peters’ Conception of an Educated Man and Its Criticism, Journal of Educational Studies, 6.

  • Cheng, L. (2011). The Complexity of Chinese Pedagogic Discourse, Journal of Curriculum Studies, 5.

  • Cheng, L. (2009). Standard, Profession and Practice: Three Types of Orientation for Modern Teacher Ethics Research, Research in Education Development, 12.

Research Projects

  •  Research on Children's Image in School Life in China, National Education Science General Subject,2016

  • Research of the Legitimacy for Chinese Modern School Reform, National Level, 2016.

  • Research of the Decision and Cultivation for Middle and Primary School Teacher, Provincial Level, 2016.

  • Research of the Knowledge Production Mechanism in Chinese Modern Education, Shanghai Pujiang Talents Plan, 2012.

  • Review and Prospect the Education Subject Construction in Our Country since Reform and Opening-Up, Provincial Level, 2009.

  • Breakage and Succession: Chinese Way in Education Development, Shanghai Chenguang Plan, 2008.

  • Research the Development Mechanism of Education Subject, Provincial Level, 2007.


  • The Moral Foundation of Education.Awarded 14th Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science 2nd Price, 2018.

  • The View of Theory and Practice in Education, Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award 3rd Price, 2010.

  • Development Tendency of Chinese Education Research (2nd author), Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award 3rd Price, 2006.