Zhang Wei

Institutional affiliation:

Professor, Institute of Curriculum and Instruction, East China Normal University.     Honorary Professor, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University

Personal Description:

Wei Zhang is a Professor in the Institute of Curriculum and Instruction of East China Normal University, Shanghai, and the Executive Director of the Centre for International Research in Supplementary Tutoring (CIRIST). She serves as a member of the Ministry of Education expert committee on private tutoring, and director of the expert committee on materials for tutoring and lifelong education in Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. During 2020 she was a Fellow in UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. She is especially known for her work on the shadow education system of private supplementary tutoring, and has conducted empirical research on this theme in Cambodia, China, Denmark, Japan and Myanmar.