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Adam Poole, Dr

Director of Research at International Education Group, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Adam Poole is an assistant professor in international and comparative education in the Graduate School of Education, Beijing Foreign Studies University. Prior to becoming an academic, Adam taught in international schools in China for more than ten years. His research interests include the emergence of international schooling in China, teachers’ lived experiences, and professional development for English-language teachers. He utilises qualitative approaches in order to investigate these topics, including in-depth interviewing, autoethnography and bricolage. Adam is the author of International Teachers’ Lived Experiences: Examining Internationalised Schooling in Shanghai published by Palgrave Macmillan, and he is currently working on a monograph that seeks to understand the motivations of host-country national teachers entering international schools in China. ResearchGate:

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