Dr. Anson Chen EdD


Managing Director and Principal Trainer of Institute of Brain and Mind Education (IBME)
Principal Consultant, Director of Research and Professional Support of Brain Quotient and Neurofeedback Technology Center (BQNF)

Anson completed the Doctor of Education Program offered by the University of Western Australia in September 2013. Her research and thesis is on Managing the Shift to Brain-Based Learning: Leaders’ and Teachers’ Experience in a Hong Kong Primary School.

Since 2007, she has worked as Education Consultant and Project Manager with different Hong Kong primary and secondary schools in adopting Brain-Based Learning, Habits of Mind and Thinking-Based Curriculum Design impacting teachers’ pedagogy and students’ learning.

She has been a frontline English Language teacher for over 16 years and taught classes ranging from Secondary 1-7 (St. Paul’s Convent School and Shau Kei Wan Government Secondary School). In 2002, she was awarded the Certificate of Merit from the Government of the Special Administrative Region Education Department in Hong Kong as having attained Level 4 or above in the Language Proficiency Requirement for English Teacher. In 2004, she was awarded by the Hong Kong Baptist University as the 21st Century Thinking Teacher.

From 2012-2016, she was seconded to the Education Bureau Language Learning Support section to offer teacher training and support to English Language teachers of different secondary and primary schools.

Since 2004, she and her husband (Ricky) have become the first teachers to be certified/re-certified as International Brain-Based Trainer by Jensen Learning Cooperation. In 2007, Anson was recognized as a “Habits of Mind” Trainer in Hong Kong by Professor Arthur L. Costa, the founder of “Habits of Mind”.

Anson successfully completed “Neuroscience Basic Practitioner Training Courses” in 2012 recognized by Research Institute of Neuropsychological Science (Korea); Professional, Educational program in Clinical Biofeedback of Basic Instrumentation in 2013 and Clinical EEG Biofeedback in 2015 offered by the Biofeedback Resources International Corporation (USA); Professional Brain Quotient Analysis Training in 2014; Neurotrainer and NeuroCounselor of Neurofeedback in 2016 recognized by Research Institute of Jungshin Science(Korea).

From 2015 onwards, Anson is a Member of the Advisory Group and provide Teachers’ Training in the Quality Education Fund Thematic Network (QTN) of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

Passionate in developing Innovative, Dynamic & Practical Educational Projects grounded by Brain-Based, Thinking-Based & Habits of Mind Approaches.

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