Dr Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood Education at the National Ping Tung University of Education in Taiwan. He has been working in the field of drama in education for over twenty years. In the last three years, Dr Chen has conducted close to a hundred workshops and speeches in Taiwan, China, Singapore and Malaysia. His areas of expertise include creative drama, drama in education and story-telling. He has translated two books on drama in education, Improvisation with favourite tales: integrating drama into the reading/writing classroom and Making sense of drama: a guide to classroom practice. He has also published many research articles on drama in education and more than ten sets of children’s mother tongue instructional materials.