Professor Kerry Kennedy, Co-Director of Centre for Governance and Citizenship; Professor Magdalena Mok, Co-Director of Assessment Research Centre; and Mr Michael Wong, Senior Research Assistant at Assessment Research Centre, HKIEd, have been awarded the IEA Richard M. Wolf Memorial Award, 2012 for their paper entitled “Developing Political Trust in Adolescents: Is there a Role for Schools?". The paper is a chapter in Psychology of Trust [Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions] in Bernadette R. Curtis (ed.), New York: Nova Publishers, 137-156.
The Richard M. Wolf Memorial Award was established in 2005 by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Acheivement (IEA) "in recognition of the significant contributions made to the field of educational research by the late Dr Richard M. Wolf". The award is given annually to the author or authors of a paper published in a refereed journal, monograph, or book that includes analysis of data from one or more IEA studies. For further details, please visit the web-link at: http://www.iea.nl/wolf_award.html.
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