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Chaur-Shin Yung

Chancellor, Fo Guang Shan University Consortium
  • Education: PH. D, Department of Industrial and Vocational Education, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Experience:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Vocational Education, The University of Arkansas
  • Professor, Chairperson, Department of Industrial Arts Education National Taiwan Normal University
  • Director General, Department of Technological and Vocational Education, Ministry of Education
  • Administrative Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
  • Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
  • Commissioner of the Research, Development and Evaluation Commission.
  • Minister of Education
  • Chair Professor, Chung Yuan University
  • Chair Professor, Tamkang University
  • Convener , Education&Culture Division,National Policy Foundation
  • Minister of Examination
  • President of Fo Guang University


David Chou

Director Supervisor, University of Kang Ning


  • Visiting scholar, Harvard University
  • Visiting scholar, The Ohio State University
  • PhD, University of Minnesota
  • MS, University of Wisconsin
  • BS, National Taiwan Normal University

Current Employment:

  • Supervisor and Professorial Chair, University of Kang Ning
  • Chief Consultant and Chief Editor, i.Creator Inc.
  • President of Council, Republic of China Chapter, World Peace Federation of Professor
  • President of Council, Chinese Computer Education Association
  • President of Supervisor, Chinese Educational Development Association of Creativity

Past Employment:

  • Professor and Chair, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Visiting Professor, Business School, National University of Singapore
  • Consultant, APEC Human Resources Development Working Group
  • President, Supervisor, Kang Ning Junior College

Shaun M. Dougherty

Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Vanderbilt University and Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Boston College

Dr. Dougherty’s research emphasizes the use of quantitative research methods to evaluate the impact of educational policies and programs. He emphasizes understanding how the requirements, incentives and behaviors that those policies produce develop human capital and promote equitable outcomes, with a particular focus on how family income, race, and disability status influence policy impact. Dr. Dougherty is a national expert on career and technical education, with additional expertise in accountability policy. His work has been published in leading journals and has been cited by major media outlets. He has received research funding from IES, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and the Institute for Research on Poverty, which also recognized him as an Early Career Scholar. In addition, he is a faculty fellow with the Tennessee Education Research Alliance and a faculty adviser to the Strategic Data Project through the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University.

John Stanwick

Senior Research Officer, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

John Stanwick is a Senior Research Officer at the National Centre for Vocational Education (NCVER) in Australia. He holds a PhD in the area of public management.  John has many years’ experience in social science research at the NCVER and also the former Australasian Centre for Policing Research. For the past 20 years, John has been working in the area of Vocational Education and Training Research. His research interests include apprenticeships and traineeships, micro-credentials, the financing of vocational education and training, youth transitions, disengaged youth, structural change in industry and its relevance to vocational education and training, and the impact of social science research. Prior to his career in Social Science research John worked for many years in the areas of accounting and internal auditing for the federal government in Australia.