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The 2nd Shanghai Forum for Education Excellence (SFEE 2023)

November 2-4, 2023, Shanghai, China



Shanghai Forum for Education Excellence (SFEE) is one of the major international research brands of the School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. SFEE aims to build a platform for experts and scholars in the field of global education to exchange and cooperate, and to discuss the future of global education. The conference will focus on the cutting-edge topics of education research and explore the development and application of the discipline of education in the interdisciplinary context. Through this international platform, we look forward to building a closer international cooperation network, promoting exchanges and cooperation in the field of global education research, contributing wisdom and strength to promote the sustainable development of education, and making positive contributions to the progress of global education.

With the rapid development of Information and Communications Technology, big data has transformed the field of education and psychology, facilitating innovations of educational technology, promoting integration of the education industry. Meanwhile, it brings in new challenges for theoretical research and pedagogical decision-making in education. Under such context, the Second Shanghai Forum for Education Excellence (SFEE 2023) will be held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China on Thursday to Saturday, November 2-4, 2023.

The theme for SFEE 2023 is "The Next Chapter for Educational and Psychological Research". This year's conference will concentrate on research topics including artificial intelligence in education, educational data mining, student mental health and development, and prevention and intervention of mental illness. More specifically, it will focus on the development and application of education and psychology research from the interdisciplinary perspective, discuss new measures and solutions to improve students'  mental health in the new era and advance methods of educational research leveraging the big data.

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Conference Schedule
  • The forum will host conference speeches and three pre-forum workshops.
Time Content
2023.11.02-03   Whole day Registration  
2023.11.03   14:00-17:00 Pre-forum Workshops  
2023.11.04   8:30-17:10 Official Conference (Live Streaming+Onsite Venue )

Forum Program2023.11.04 8:30-17:10 (CST, UTC+8)
Onsite Venue: Lecture Hall, Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee Library, 800 Dongchuan RD. Minhang District, Shanghai, China
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Time Session Topic Speaker


Opening Ceremony


Moderator: Niancai Liu

Distinguished Professor and Dean of School of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Opening Ceremony

Opening Remarks

Ansheng Zhang

Vice President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Linyuan Wang

Secretary of CPC SOE Committee, Director of Basic Education Office, Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Session I


Moderator: Chang Lu

Deputy Director of Educational Big Data and Evaluation Research Center of  School of Education  at Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Session I-1

 AI's Impact on Education

Tristan Johnson

Associate Dean of Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College; Research Editor-in-Chief for The Educational Technology Research and Development Journal


Session I-2

Basic Issues of Artificial Intelligence + Education

Sannyuya Liu

Professor and Dean of Faculty of Artificial Intelligence in Education  at Central China Normal University, Vice President of Fujian Normal University


Session I-3

Application and Exploration of Intelligent Classification and Grading Examination

Linghe Kong

Professor, Deputy Director of Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 'Eastern Scholar' Distinguished Professor


Coffee Break




Session II


Moderator: Xiaoqiao Zhang

Assistant Dean of School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Session II-1

Academic Self-Concept Formation: A Forty-Year Overview of My Research Program

Herb Marsh

Professor at Australian Catholic University, Professor Emeritus at University of Oxford 


Session II-2

Adolescents, Digital Technology and Well-being Inside and Outside School- What are the Challenges and Benefits

Kirsti Lonka

Professor at University of Helsinki, Director of Research Group of Educational Psychology


Session II-3

Examining the Multidimensionality, Situatedness, and Longitudinal Nature of Engagement in Online Learning

Kui Xie

Red Cedar Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Michigan State University Department of Counseling Educational Psychology and Special Education





Session III


Moderator: Lingjun Chen

Deputy Director of Center for School Mental Health Research of School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Session III -1

Social Emotional Education in Peer Interaction and Support

Yanjie Su

Professor at Peking University, President of Chinese Psychological Society


Session III -2

Insights for Educational Practices from the Cognitive Neuroscience Research and Perspective

Xiuyan Guo

Professor at Fudan University, Former Vice-President of Chinese Psychological Society


Session III -3

Psychological Health Management for Student: A Critical Evidence-Based Perspective

Chunbo Li

Professor and Vice President of Shanghai Mental Health Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine


Coffee Break




Session IV


Moderator: Shuai Wang

Assistant Dean of School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Session IV -1

Reconceptualising Generative AI in Higher Education – Implications for Practice and Policies

Cherping Lim

Chair Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty of Education and Human Development at the Education University of Hong Kong, Editor-in-Chief of The Internet and Higher Education


Session IV -2

Progress in Natural Language Generation: The Future of Scientific Writing and Idea Creation

Kim Gerdes

Professor of Natural Language Processing at Paris-Saclay  University 


Session IV-3

Global Developmental Education: From A Shared Future for Mankind Perspective

Xudong Zhu

Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Director of Center for Teacher Education Research at Beijing Normal University




Moderator: Fengkuang Chiang

Professor and Associate Dean of School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Closing Session

Introduction of Education in China and the World

ZhuoLin Feng

Professor and Assistant Dean of School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University