Monash University, Faculty of Education Research Publication Award 2009 (joint winner). The annual award involved $2000 and a Certificate.
Australian Association for Research in Education [AARE] Postgraduate Student Research Award 2009 (ranked equal first). The annual award involved $1200 and a Certificate.
AARE Motivation & Learning SIG Student Presentation Award for best postgraduate student paper presented at the annual conference, 2009.
Ku, W. S. (2009). Effects of gender and gender role orientation on high school students' teaching perceptions and aspirations in Hong Kong. Unpublished Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental) thesis, Monash University [Supervised by Assoc. Prof. Helen Watt].
Ku, W. S.. & Watt, H. M. G. (2009, July). How do gender role orientation and perception of teachers affect high school students' teaching self-efficacy and career choice? Research poster presented at the AHDA Biennial Conference, Adelaide, July 6-8.
Ku, W. S. & Watt, H. M. G. (2009, Dec.). Effects of gender and gender role orientation on high school students’ teaching perceptions and aspirations in Hong Kong. Paper presented in Symposium ‘Beginning Teachers' Career Motivations’. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference, Canberra, Nov. 29 – Dec. 3. Shan was awarded an Australian Association for Research in Education Postgraduate Student Research Award for an outstanding research paper. The annual national competition involved $1,200 and a certificate.
Shan is associated with the FIT-Choice program of research