Ms Tanya Kwee
Administrative Officer

Ms Tanya Kwee

Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy,

Postgraduate Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Arts (Hon.)

Arts,Design & Architecture
ADA Educational Excellence

Tanya Kwee is a Casual Academic and PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. She is a registered teacher in both Hong Kong and New South Wales, Australia. Her research interests include mentoring, vocational motivations and behaviours, training and professional development, online and remote learning, STEM education and education for sustainable development. Her publications can be seen in various journals and conference proceedings. She has also received grants and funding for ­­research projects on mentoring.

  • Book Chapters | 2022
    Dos Santos LM; Kwee CTT, 2022, 'Refusing the Implementation of Information Technology Governance and Information Technology Development in Higher Education Institutions: Voices from Senior Leaders', in COVID-19 Challenges to University Information Technology Governance, Springer International Publishing, pp. 127 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13351-0_6
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Kwee CTT; Dos Santos LM, 2022, 'Strategies for Developing a Culturally Inclusive Online Learning Environment During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australian Universities: A Case Study', in COVID-19 Challenges to University Information Technology Governance, Springer International Publishing, pp. 103 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13351-0_5
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Kwee CTT, 2022, 'Assessing the International Student Enrolment Strategies in Australian Universities', in Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership, IGI Global, pp. 162 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8279-4.ch010
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Kwee T, 2021, 'Assessing the International Student Enrolment Strategies in Australian Universities: A Case Study During the COVID-19 Pandemic', in Assessing University Governance and Policies in Relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic, IGI Global
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Kwee CTT; Dos Santos LM, 2023, 'An international study of high school teachers’ experience of incorporating water resources in their teaching', Frontiers in Education, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.1065228
    Journal articles | 2023
    Kwee CTT; Dos Santos LM, 2023, 'The Relationships Between Sleep Disorders, Burnout, Stress and Coping Strategies of Health Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Literature Review', Current Sleep Medicine Reports, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40675-023-00266-5
    Journal articles | 2023
    Kwee CTT, 2023, 'Chinese Immigrant Teachers' Motivation for Teaching Heritage Language in Australia: A Qualitative Study', International Journal of Instruction, 16, pp. 333 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.29333/iji.2023.16119a
    Journal articles | 2022
    Dos Santos LM; Kwee CTT, 2022, '“I want to learn English after retirement”: The blended learning experiences of senior citizens', Frontiers in Education, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.899848
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kwee CTT; Dos Santos LM, 2022, 'How can blended learning English-as-a-second-language courses incorporate with cultural heritage, building, and sense of sustainable development goals?: A case study', Frontiers in Education, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.966803
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kwee CTT, 2022, 'To Teach or Not to Teach: An International Study of Language Teachers’ Experiences of Online Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic', SN Computer Science, 3, pp. 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42979-022-01323-6
    Journal articles | 2021
    Kwee CTT, 2021, 'I want to teach sustainable development in my english classroom: A case study of incorporating sustainable development goals in english teaching', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su13084195
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kwee CTT, 2020, 'Self-efficacy of immigrant teachers in Australia: A literature review', Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8, pp. 4440 - 4448, http://dx.doi.org/10.13189/ujer.2020.081011
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kwee CTT, 2020, 'The application of career theories in teachers' professional development and career decision: a literature review', Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8, pp. 3997 - 4008, http://dx.doi.org/10.13189/ujer.2020.080925
  • Conference Papers | 2021
    Kwee CTT, 2021, 'Will I Continue Online Teaching? Language Teachers’ Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic', in International Conference on Computer Supported Education, CSEDU - Proceedings, pp. 23 - 34

Funded projects:

  • Developing and Implementing a Mentoring Model for Doctoral Students​ (2023 - )
  • Developing and Implementing an Online Mentoring Model for Female Immigrant Teachers (2022 - )
  • Virtual Mentoring Programme for First-year Higher-degree Research Students (2021 - )

 

International Awards:

  • Best Paper in Track, 4th Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration, Springer (2022)
  • Universitas 21 (U21) Graduate Collaborative Research Award (2021)
     

National Award and Scholarship:

  • Australian Government Research Training Programme Scholarship (2021- present)
  • Australian Graduate Women Centenary Scholar (2023)
     

University Awards:

  • Arc PGC Research Candidate Award (Honourable Mention), UNSW Postgraduate Council (2022)
  • HDR Research Output Award, Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, UNSW (2022)
  • Student Experience Award, Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture, UNSW (2022)

Tanya's thesis title is "Career Progression of Immigrant Teachers in Australia: A Phenomenological Study of their Decisions and Actions under Social Cognitive Career Theory". Her supervisors are A/Prof. Hoa Nguyen and Dr. Sally Baker.


Publication

Journal Articles

  1. Kwee, C. T. T. (2023). Chinese Immigrant Teachers’ Motivation for Teaching Heritage Language in Australia: A qualitative study. International Journal of Instruction, 16(1), 333-356. doi:10.29333/iji.2023.16119a
     
  2. Kwee, C. T. T., & Santos, L. M. D. (2023). An international study of high school teachers’ experience of incorporating water resources in their teaching. Frontiers in Education7.https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.1065228
     
  3. Kwee C.T.T. and Dos Santos L.M. (2022). How can blended learning English-as-a-second-language courses incorporate with cultural heritage, building, and sense of sustainable development goals?: A case study. Frontiers in Education, 7:966803. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2022.966803
     
  4. Dos Santos L.M. and Kwee C.T.T. (2022) “I want to learn English after retirement”: The blended learning experiences of senior citizens. Frontiers in Education, 7:899848. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2022.899848
     
  5. Kwee C.T.T. (2022). To Teach or Not to Teach: An International Study of Language Teachers’ Experiences of Online Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic. SN Computer Science, 3, 416. Doi:10.1007/s42979-022-01323-6
     
  6. Kwee C.T.T. (2021). I Want to Teach about Sustainable Development in my English classroom: A Case Study of Incorporating Sustainable Development Goals in English Teaching. Sustainability, 13, 4195. doi:10.3390/su13084195.
     
  7. Kwee, C.T.T. (2020). Self-efficacy of Immigrant Teachers in Australia: A Literature Review. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(10), pp. 4440-4448. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.081011
     
  8. Kwee, C.T.T. (2020). The Application of Career Theories in Teachers' Professional Development and Career Decision: A Literature Review. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(9), pp. 3997-4008. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080925

Selected Conference Proceedings and Presentations 

  1. Kwee, C.T.T., Nguyen, H.T.M. & Baker, S. (2023, July). Enhancing Immigrant Teachers’ Career Advancement: A Qualitative Study on the Benefits of Partnership with Local Communities. Paper presented at Australian Teacher Education Association Conference. Sydney, Australia.
     
  2. Kwee C.T.T., Dos Santos L.M., Lo H.F., Chen Y., She X., Zhao H., Fan P., Wu J., XZhou Y. & Guo T (2023, July). The Self-Efficacy of Hybrid Learning of International Undergraduate Students in Post-Pandemic Australia. Paper presented at International Conference on Open and Innovative Education. Hong Kong.
     
  3. Kwee, C.T.T., Nguyen, H.T.M. & Baker, S. (2022, December). Factors Contributing to Immigrant Teachers’ Persistence in Their Career Progression in Australia: A Longitudinal Phenomenological Study. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education. Adelaide, Australia.
     
  4. Kwee, C.T.T., Tatik, T., Peprah, P., Subandi, S T., Abdullah, A., Nguyen, H.T.M. (2022, November). Developing a Blended Peer Mentoring Model for Doctoral Students: An Australian Study of Doctoral Students' Lived Experiences. Paper presented at The Australian Association for Research in Education.Adelaide, Australia.
     
  5. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2022, February). An international study of parents’ motivation for their children’s online English learning. Paper presented at the 5th IEEE Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation 2022, Keelung, Taiwan.
     
  6. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2022, February). Incorporating the United Nations’ sustainable development goals into ESL/EFL curriculum: An international study. Paper presented at the 18th Annual CamTESOL Conference, Cambodia.
     
  7. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2022, February). Show, don’t tell: An international study of teaching narrative writing among ESL/EFL students. Paper presented at the 18th Annual CamTESOL Conference, Cambodia.
     
  8. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2021, December). Adult learners’ motivation and experiences of learning English online: A case study in Hong Kong. Paper presented at The Value of Languages in Multicultural World. Sydney, Australia.
     
  9. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2021, December). Overseas Chinese parents’ motivation for their children’s online Chinese as Second Language learning: A case study in Australia. Paper presented at International Conference on Learning and Teaching 2021. Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
     
  10. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2021, November). An international study of Chinese language teachers’ motivation in education for sustainable development. Paper presented at 13th Asian Conference on Education, Tokyo, Japan.
     
  11. Kwee, C.T.T., & Dos Santos, L.M. (2021, July). Will I continue teaching sustainable development online? An international study of teachers’ experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at International Conference on Open and Innovative Education 2021, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.
     
  12. Kwee C.T.T. (2021, April). Will I Continue Online Teaching? Language Teachers’ Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (online streaming). Lisbon, Portugal.

Reviewer

  • Teacher and Teaching Education (Elsevier)
  • European Journal of Higher Education (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Education for Teaching (Taylor & Francis)
  • Island Studies Journal
  • SAGE Open Nursing
  • Journal of Computers in Education (Springer)
  • International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (Emerald)
     


Guest Editor:

  • Special Collection on Stress, Burnout, and Career Decision-Making Processes of Nurses, SAGE Open Nursing, 2023.
  • Special Issue on Decisions, decision-making processes and behaviours: Before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Heliyon Psychology, 2023.

 


Research Assistant

Tanya works as a research assistant on the following projects:

  • Impact of online mentoring on the first-year doctoral students in School of Education (UNSW)
  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Vietnam (UNSW)
  • Exploring the lifelong career development of international school teachers in Hong Kong (Woosong University, South Korea)

Team Manager

Teacher Education and Professional Development Research Committee, UNSW


HDR Representative (2021-2022)

School of Education, UNSW

My Teaching

Lecturer

EDST 5323 TESOL Professional Practice

Teaching Assistant/ Tutor

EDST2003 Language, Literacy and Numeracy

EDST5117 Professional Inquiry

EDST5139 Language, Literacy and Numeracy

EDST 5888 Projects