Ella CHAN Po-on

Director of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ella CHAN Po-on

Dr Ella Chan has been serving as a member in various internal reviews and accreditation exercises for local and overseas education programmes since 1999. After graduation from the Department of English of The University of Hong Kong, Dr Chan received her Diploma of Education, Master of Education degree and Doctor of Education degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She continued her counselling training in Gestalt therapy at the Gestalt Institute of Toronto while serving at the North York Board of Education in Canada. She is also a credentialed Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and a certified GCDF Trainer by National Board of Certified Counsellors. Her field of expertise and research interest includes psychological counselling, career education and counselling, and teacher education.

Besides her successive directorships with two major providers for continuing education in Hong Kong, Dr Chan is a Fellow, an Approved Supervisor and Certified Counsellor of The Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association. She also serves as Board Chair and member of secondary schools and seminary.