Miss Tanya Kwee
Casual Academic

Miss Tanya Kwee

Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy,

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

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Education

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.

  • Journal articles | 2023
    Kwee CTT, 2023, 'Chinese Immigrant Teachers’ Motivation for Teaching Heritage Language in Australia: A Qualitative Study', International Journal of Instruction, vol. 16, pp. 333 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.29333/iji.2023.16119a

Funded project:

Virtual Mentoring Programme for First-year Higher-degree Research Students

 

Universitas 21 (U21) Graduate Collaborative Research Award (2021)

Australian Government Research Training Programme Scholarship

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. 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
     
  3. 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
     
  4. 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
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. 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
     
  7. 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., & 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.
     
  2. 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.
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. 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.
     
  7. 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.
     
  8. 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


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

Teaching Assistant/ Tutor

EDST 5117 Professional Inquiry