Field of work

Doing research on teacher education & teacher develoment; transition from kindergarten to primary school; Curriculum;  education policy; sustainability especially ECEfS; international and comparative education. 

Teaching courses on children's development, play and learning; leadership

Involving in China Project (collaboration between HVL and Beijing Institute of Education, Beijing Normal University as well as East China Normal University

Courses taught

  • MBA 513 Leadership of quality development
  • MBA 514 Participation in research group within ECE
  • BULL 1
  • LSU 2

Research areas

  • Teacher Education & Teacher Development, Early Childhood Education & Care, Language Education, Curriculum & Assessment, Teaching & Learning, & Education Policy
  • Transition
  • Education Policy
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Sustainability especially ECEfS
  • Curriculum and Assessment

Research groups


  • Institutional conditions for exploration: Chinese kindergarten teachers’ perspectives and practices

    Hu, Aihua (2020)
  • Fostering cultural sustainability in early childhood education (ECE) through neighborhood projects

    Hu, Aihua, Ødemotland, Siv (2020)
  • Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: A Driver for Quality

    Pramling Samuelsson, Ingrid, Li, Minyi, Hu, Aihua (2020)
  • Building a Sustainable Future for Our Young Children in China and Nordic Countries

    Pramling Samuelsson, Ingrid, Minyi, Li, Hu, Aihua (2020)
  • Lived Stories of Gaining Resilience through Music

    Schei, Tiri Bergesen, Hu, Aihua (2020)
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