School of Education

Dr Aijing Jin

Dr Aijing Jin

Position: Lecturer
Study area: Education
Location: Mt Helen Campus, T Building, Room 313
Phone: 5327 9016


Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University

Master of Science in Education, Missouri State University, USA

Bachelor of Science in Education, Liaoning Normal University, China

Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education), Federation University Australia



  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Birth to Y6)
  • Bachelor of Education (P-6, P-10)
  • Master of Teaching (Primary)


  • Health and Physical Education Curriculum (B-Y6, P-6 & P-10) (EDBED 1005)
  • Understanding and Expressing Ourselves (EDFGC 5703)
  • Teaching Primary Health and Physical Education (P-6) (EDGDP 6003)
  • Learners and Learning - (EDGDP 6002)
  • Successful Learners (EDBED 1003)


Dr. Aijing Jin was an Associate Professor in Liaoning Normal University in China prior to her PhD studies in Australia in 2004. She was the course coordinator for "Educational Statistics", "Sport Biomechanics" and "Physical Education and Health Curriculum" there for over than 10 years and worked with both undergraduates and postgraduates. Since July 2007, she has been working in the Faculty of Education and Arts, Federation University Australia, as the course coordinator of EDBED 1005, EDFGC 5703, EDGDP6003, EDMAS6040 and EDBED1018.

Research interests

  • Teacher education
  • Cross-cultural teacher education
  • HPE Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Comparative education


Book chapters

Jin, A. (2014). Men learning through life: Men's learning in China (chapter 13). Golding. B, Mark. R & Foley. NIACE, London, UK.

Refereed journal articles

Jin, A., & Foley, A. (2019). Participant Chinese teacher and student perceptions of an international teaching practicum with Australian pre-service teachers, Intercultural Education (in press) Print ISSN: 1467-5986 Online ISSN: 1469-8439.

Jin, A., & Parr, G. (2019). An Australian international teaching practicum in China: exploring multiple perspectives, The Australian Educational Researcher, Print ISSN: 0311-6999  Online ISSN 2210-5328 doi:

Jin, A. (2017). The Structure and Characteristics of Australian Teacher Education Programs, Journal of Dalian University, Vol. 38, No. 1, ISSN 1008-2395.

Jin, A., Cooper, M. & Golding, B. (2016). Cross-cultural communication in Teacher Education, Australian Journal of Teacher Education, Vol. 41, Issue 6, ISSN: 1835 – 517X

Jin, A. (2015). A cross-cultural practice of Federation University Australia pre-service teachers' placement in Anshan, China, Journal of Anshan Normal University, Vol.17 No. 3, ISSN 1008-2441.

Jin, A. & Cooper, M. (2015). The research on the teaching practices of Federation University Australia pre-service teachers' placement in Liaoning, China, Journal of Dalian University, Vol. 36, No. 4, ISSN 1008-2395.

Wang, Y.G. & Jin, A. (2015). Exercise intensity induced the transduction of IRS-2 in skeletal muscle of T2DM rats, Journal of Liaoning Norma University, Vol.38, No. 3, ISSN 1000-1735.

Leng, H. & Jin, A. (2015). Cognitive understanding of the name taboo in Australian indigenous dreaming worldview, Journal of Xihua University, Vol. 34, No. 6, ISSN 1672-8505

Jin, A. (2013). Physical education curriculum reform in China – a perspective from physical education teachers, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, Vol.18, 2013.

Hickey, C. & Jin, A. (2010). 'I think it's a good idea, I just don't know how to do it': the struggle for PE reform in China, Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, Routledge, Taylor & Francis,Vol.1, 2010.

Jin, A., O'Meara, J. & Warren, W. (2008). Tribes learning community, The In-Service Education and Training of School Teachers, Vol. 7, 2008.

Jin, A. & Goldschmid, M.L. (2002). Open University and Chinese Higher Education Reform, Chinese Higher Education, Vol. 1, 2002.

Jin, A. & Wang, Y.G. (2001). Physiological studies on the early-age training of adolescent athletes, Sport Science, Vol. 6, 2001.

Goldschmid, M.L. & Jin, A. (2001). A new model for Chinese university in the new century, Chinese Higher Education, Vol. 2, 2001.

Jin, A. & Goldschmid, M.L. (1999). New prospects for higher education in the new century, Higher Education Research, Vol. 6, 1999.

Jin, A. (1997). Research about the course design on measurement and statistics in the physical education curriculum at university level, Tertiary Education and Research, Vol. 4, 1997.

Jin, A. (1996). The role of scales and graphs in teaching educational statistics for student teachers, The Journal of Wuhan Physical Education Institute, Vol. 4, 1996.

Jin, A. (1996). How to select scales and indicators in the research projects on physical education and sports, The Journal of Harbin Physical Education Institute, Vol. 1, 1996.

Jin, A. (1995). Several issues on sample survey in the research of physical education and sports, The Journal of Shenyang Physical Education Institute, Vol, 3, 1995.

Refereed conference proceedings

Jin, A. (2014). Cross-cultural practices in teacher education, 17-20 October, Beijing, China. The 2nd Global Teacher Education Summit.

Jin, A. (2011). Challenges and blockers facing Chinese PE curriculum reform, 27 Nov. – 1st Dec. Hobart, AARE 2011 conference.

Jin, A. (2009). Chinese PE curriculum reform- teachers' talk, 28 June – 1st July, Albury, ATEA 2009 conference.

Jin, A. (2008). Exploring the 'Health' of China's New HPE curriculum, 23-26 July, Macau, the 16th biennial conference of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport.

Conference presentations

Jin, A., & Parr, G. (2019). Investigating an Australian international teaching practicum in China: Benefits, challenges and tensions, 1-6 Dec., Brisbane, AARE 2019 conference.

Jin A. (2014). Cross-cultural practices in teacher education – a case study of Federation university Australian pre-service teachers' placement in Liaoning, China, presented at the 3th Biennial Conference, World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education, October, 2014.

Jin, A. (2007). Toward understanding the lived world of PE teachers in the context of social transformation and curriculum reform, 6-9 Jan., Hawaii, International Conference of Education.

Hickey, C. & Jin, A. (2006). Curriculum change in China – a cross-cultural analysis of Chinese PE teachers' experience, 5-8 July, Jyvaskyla, Finland, AIESEP World Congress.

Jin, A. (2003). Curriculum conception worldwide and Chinese curriculum reform, 27-29 Oct. Shanghai, conference of International Association for Advancement of Curriculum Studies.

Jin, A. (2003). A comparative study on high school physical education curriculum between China and the United States, 18-21 April, Chicago, AERA 2003 conference.


  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
  • Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)