Date 2018-12-20 3595 Clicks
The fourth lecture in the Tamkang Clement and Carrie Chair Lecture Series was delivered by Prof. Philip Hallinger, an internationally renowned scholar in the field of educational leadership. Prof. Hallinger currently serves as the TSDF Chair Professor of Leadership, Mahidol University, and previously worked at the prestigious Vanderbilt University, Tennessee. In 2009, he served as the Director of the Asia Pacific Center for Leadership and Change at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Prof. Hallinger has published a large volume of work in the area of leadership and reform research, and his studies have been cited over 23,000 times. Aside from his academic achievements, however, he is also a prolific innovator, having formulated the Principal Instructional Leadership Rating Scale (PIMRS), the most commonly used scale system globally for measuring instructional leadership. For many years, Prof. Hallinger has worked with public and private institutions in Asia, Australasia, the Middle East, and Africa to provide consultancy and training in the field of education and leadership.
The fourth lecture in the Chang Panda Lecture Series was held on the afternoon of Dec 19, 2018 at the Hsu Shou-Chlien International Conference Hall, Tamsui Campus. The talk centered on the topic "Sustainable Leadership for the Fourth Industrial Revolution". During the speech, Prof. Hallinger outlined a effective long-term method of leadership that involves seeing the leadership potential in each member of a team.
In attendance at the event were various high-level faculty and staff members, including the Vice President for International Affairs, Dr. Kao-Cheng Wang, the Dean of the College of Education, Dr. Hui-Ling Pan, the Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Cheng,Tung-Wen, the Dean of International Affairs, Dr. Lucia Chen, the Director of the TKU Center for Learning and Teaching, Dr. Dian-Fu Chang, and the former Minister of Education, Dr. Wu Ching-ji. Other attendees included TKU faculty, staff, and students, as well as students from Tamkang Senior High School, for a total of over 300 people in all.