Professor Yang Yingxiu is a supervisor of doctoral students of Northeast Normal University, an executive director of the Education Management Research Society of the Chinese Society of Education, an executive director of the Education Supervision Research Society, a deputy director of the Academic Committee, and member of the special committee of educational policies and law. She is mainly engaged in the research of school management, education policies and law, and education administration and supervision. She has published 3 books, edited 5 books, and published approximately 100 papers. She has led research on the National Key Technologies R & D Programme of the Ministry of Education during the 9th Five-Year Plan Period, key national science and technology programmes during the 10th Five-Year Plan Period and the 11th Five-Year Plan Period, major programmes of the Ministry of Education's key bases for humanities and social sciences, commissioned programmes of the State Council’s Degree Office, foundation programme of the Ministry of Education’s humanities and social sciences, and key project programmes of science and technology in Jilin during the 10th Five-Year Plan Period and the 11th Five-Year Plan Period. She has won third prize in the 3rd and 4th Excellent National Education and Scientific Research Achievement Awards, and the first prize in the 5th, 6th and 7th Excellent National Education and Scientific Research Achievement Awards.