XIE Weihe is currently Professor and Dean of the Institute of Education at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Previously he held the positions of Vice President at Tsinghua University (2004-2017), Chairman of University Council, Capital Normal University (2002-2004) and Vice President of Beijing Normal University (1992-2002). His research interests include educational foundation, educational sociology, and the pedagogy of higher education. He has published widely on those themes and topics. Dr Xie is a visiting scholar at the York Centre for Asian Research in Fall 2019.
Keywords: Educational foundation; educational sociology; pedagogy of higher education; China