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About Prof. Li



Prof. Rex Li is the founding chairman of Gifted Education Council, Hong Kong. A psychologist and a pioneering scholar of gifted education, he founded Hong Kong Mathematical Olympiad School and G.T. College in 1995 and 1996 respectively.


In 2002, he founded G.T. Education Foundation to perpetuate his education and services to gifted children. He also serves as a consultant to many educational institutions in mainland China and Hong Kong.

Prof. Li received his Doctor of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. He was appointed as Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Psychology, Beijing (1997) and at the Dewey Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai (2016).


Prof Li has published widely. He is the author of A Theory of Conceptual Intelligence (Praeger, 1996), Creativity Handbook for Teachers (Hong Kong, 2004) and Rediscovering John Dewey (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). He is the chief editor of John Dewey's Selected Works: Education and Psychology (East China Normal University Press, 2017).

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