Hoa Nguyen

Senior Lecturer

Dr Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen (PhD, University of Queensland, Australia) is a Senior Lecturer  and Post-Graduate Research  Coordinator in the School of Education, specialising in teacher education/development, mentoring, TESOL and sociocultural theory.  Prior to this position, she worked at the University of Sydney where she was awarded the prestigious and highly competitive University of Sydney Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue her research interests. She has experience teaching and training pre-service and in-service teachers in Asia and Australia. She has procured a number of grants in these areas in her career (A total of $600.000). Her research excellence has been recognised by a number of awards such as  Research Recognition Award for Early Career Researchers (ATEA); Endeavor Fellowship Award. Being active in research allows her to incorporate her research interests into teaching to create an intellectually engaging, and challenging learning environment. She enjoys working with teachers, in their role as mentors to student teachers and early career teachers and has a strong commitment and passion to develop teachers’ professional learning.   She has also held visiting and honorary positions at University of Sydney, Kings' College London, University of Leeds, and University of Oxford.

Books
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Ly T; Nga N; Nguyen H; Nguyen T, 2021, Employers’ Needs and Graduate Employability in Vietnam: Practices, Challenges and Possibilities, Pam, Palgrave Macmillan
2021
Grima-Farrell C; Loughland T; Nguyen H, 2019, Theory to Practice in Teacher Education The Critical Challenge of Translation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9910-8
2019
Nguyen HTM, 2017, Models of Mentoring in Language Teacher Education, Springer, Switzerland, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44151-1
2017
Journal articles
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Le MD; Nguyen HTM; Burns A, 2021, 'English primary teacher agency in implementing teaching methods in response to language policy reform: a Vietnamese case study', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 22, pp. 199 - 224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2020.1741209
2021
Lynn S; Nguyen HTM, 2020, 'Operationalizing the mentoring processes as perceived by teacher mentors', Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, vol. 28, pp. 295 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2020.1783499
2020
Loughland T; Nguyen HTM, 2020, 'Using teacher collective efficacy as a conceptual framework for teacher professional learning – A case study', Australian Journal of Education, vol. 64, pp. 147 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004944120908968
2020
Ellis NJ; Alonzo D; Nguyen HTM, 2020, 'Elements of a quality pre-service teacher mentor: A literature review', Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2020.103072
2020
Nguyen TMH; Yang H, 2018, 'Learning to become a teacher in Australia: a study of pre-service teachers’ identity development', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 45, pp. 625 - 645, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-018-0276-9
2018
Nguyen TMH; Loughland T, 2018, 'Pre-service teachers’ construction of professional identity through peer collaboration during professional experience: A case study in Australia', Teaching Education, vol. 29, pp. 81 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10476210.2017.1353965
2018
Nguyen H; Ngo THN, 2018, 'Learning to reflect through peer-mentoring in a TESOL practicum', ELT Journal: an international journal for teachers of English to speakers of other languages, vol. 72, pp. 187 - 198, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccx053
2018
Nguyen TTT; Nguyen HTM, 2017, 'Thinking globally or “glocally”? Bilingual identity of Vietnamese international school students', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 85, pp. 24 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2017.06.001
2017
Nguyen HTM; Sheridan L, 2016, 'Identity formation of LBOTE preservice teachers during the practicum: a case study in Australia in an urban high school', Teacher Education Quarterly, vol. 43, pp. 29 - 50
2016
Loughland T; Nguyen HTM, 2016, 'Using the instructional core to implement a professional learning program for primary science teachers in Australia : Insights from implementation and outcomes', Teacher Development, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13664530.2016.1164748
2016
Hamid,M. Obaidul ; Nguyen HTM, 2016, 'Globalization, English language policy, and teacher agency: Focus on Asia', The International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, vol. 15, pp. 26 - 44
2016
Bloomfield D; Nguyen HTM, 2015, 'Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Partnerships: Activity theory as an analytic tool', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 40, pp. 23 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2015v40n11.2
2015
Nguyen HTM; Baudaulf RBJ, 2015, 'Beginning teachers: Supporting each other and learning together', Teacher Education & Practice, vol. 28, pp. 75 - 89
2015
Hamid MO; Nguyen HTM; Kamwangamalu NM, 2014, 'Medium of Instruction in Africa: Commentary', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 15, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2014.867574
2014
Taylor-Leech K; Nguyen HTM; Hamid MO; Siew Kheng Chua C, 2014, 'Tribute to Richard (Dick) Birge Baldauf Jr. (1943–2014): A distinguished scholar and an inspiring mentor', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 15, pp. 343 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2014.940688
2014
Nguyen HTM, 2013, 'Peer mentoring: A way forward for supporting preservice efl teachers psychosocially during the practicum', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 38, pp. 30 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2013v38n7.3
2013
Nguyen HTM, 2013, 'Peer Mentoring: A Way Forward for Supporting Preservice EFL Teachers Psychosocially During the Practicum', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 38, pp. 31 - 44
2013
Sunggingwati, D ; Nguyen HTM, 2013, 'Self-questioning strategy training: Insights from implementation', Asian EFL Journal, vol. 68, pp. 39 - 72
2013
Dang TKA; Nguyen HTM; Le TTT, 2013, 'The impacts of globalisation on EFL teacher education through English as a medium of instruction: An example from Vietnam', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 14, pp. 52 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2013.780321
2013
Sunggingwati D; Nguyen H, 2013, 'Teachers’ questioning in reading lessons: A case study in Indonesia.', Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, vol. 10, pp. 80 - 95
2013
Hamid MO; Nguyen HTM; Baldauf RB, 2013, 'Medium of instruction in Asia: Context, processes and outcomes', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2013.792130
2013
Nguyen HTM, 2011, 'Primary English language education policy in Vietnam: Insights from implementation', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 12, pp. 225 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14664208.2011.597048
2011
Nguyen HTM, 2010, 'Effective peer mentoring for EFL pre-service teachers’ instructional practicum practice', The Asia EFL Journal, vol. 13, pp. 40 - 61
2010
Nguyen HTM; Hudson P, 2010, 'Preservice EFL teachers’ attitudes, needs, and experiences about teaching writing and learning to teach writing before their practicum: A case study in Vietnam', The Asia EFL Journal, vol. 12, pp. 43 - 67
2010
Thanh Vo L; Mai Nguyen HT, 2009, 'Critical friends group for EFL teacher professional development', ELT Journal, vol. 64, pp. 205 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccp025
2009
Hudson P; Nguyen HTM; Hudson S, 2009, 'Mentoring EFL Preservice Teachers in EFL Writing. , 27(1), 85-102.', TESL Canada Journal, vol. 27, pp. 85 - 102
2009
Nguyen H, 2008, 'Mentoring beginning EFL teachers at tertiary level in Vietnam', Asian-EFL Journal, vol. 10, pp. 111 - 132
2008
Nguyen HTM; Nguyen QT, 2007, 'Teaching English in Primary Schools in Vietnam: An Overview', Current Issues in Language Planning, vol. 8, pp. 162 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.2167/cilp106.0
2007
Nguyen HTM, 2007, 'Developing EFL learners' intercultural communicative competence: A gap to be filled?', Asian EFL Journal, vol. 21, pp. 122 - 139
2007
Book Chapters
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Pei M; Loughland T; Wei J; Nguyen H, 2019, 'Building Teachers’ Collective Efficacy: An Insight from a Language Teacher Education Program in China.', in Second Handbook of English Language Teaching, Springer, Cham, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58542-0_61-1
2019
Bui HTM; Nguyen HTM, 2019, 'Higher education, innovation, and employability', in Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability: Rethinking the Possibilities, Routledge, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429058899-1
2019
Pei M; Loughland T; Jin W; Nguyen HTM, 2019, 'Building Teachers’ Collective Efficacy: An Insight from a Language Teacher Education Program in China', in Second Handbook of English Language Teaching, Springer International Publishing, pp. 1195 - 1211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02899-2_61
2019
Nguyen HTM; Nguyen T, 2019, 'Professional learning for higher education academics: systematic tensions', in Nguyen, TN; Tran, TL (ed.), Reforming the Vietnamese Higher Education: Global Forces and Local Demand, Springer, Singpapore, pp. 223 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8918-4_12
2019
Nguyen T.M H; Le Duc M; Do QPT, 2019, 'Teachers’ professional learning in the context of language education reforms', in Le VC; Nguyen HTM; Nguyen TTM; Barnard R (ed.), Building Teacher Capacity in English Language Teaching in Vietnam Research, Policy and Practice, Routledge, London & New York, pp. 80 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429457371
2019
Bui T; Ngo THN; Nguyen HTM, 2019, 'Access and Equity in Higher Education (HE) in Light of Bourdieu’s Theories: A Case of Minority Students in the Northwest Vietnam', in Nguyen TN; Tran TL (ed.), Reforming the Vietnamese Higher Education: Global Forces and Local Demand, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 150 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-8918-4
2019
Anh T; Nguyen H; Hongzhi Y, 2019, 'Quality Mentoring in TESOL Practicum: Challenges and Proposals for Improvement', in Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture, Routledge, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429198243
2019
Nguyen HTM; Nguyen TH; Nguyen VH; Nguyen TTT, 2018, 'Local challenges to global needs in English language education in Vietnam: The perspective of language policy and planning', in CHUA Siew Kheng C (ed.), Un(intended) Language Planning in a Globalising World: Multiple Levels of Players at Work, DE GRUYTER OPEN, https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/480552
2018
Le DM; Nguyen TMH; Burns A, 2017, 'Teacher language proficiency and reform of English Language Education in Vietnam, 2008-2020', in Developing classroom English competence: Learning from Vietnam experience, IDP Education Cambodia, pp. 19 - 33
2017
Loughland T; Nguyen HTM, 2017, 'Boundary objects and brokers in professional experience: An activity theory analysis', in Educating Future Teachers: Innovative Perspectives in Professional Experience, pp. 71 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5484-6_5
2017
Hoa TMN, 2017, 'Peer Mentoring with Beginning EFL Teachers', in MODELS OF MENTORING IN LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 175 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44151-1_8
2017
Lang C; Nguyen HTM, 2017, 'Paired Placements in Intensified School and University environments: advantages, enablers and barriers.', in Ambrosetti A; Capeness R; Kriewaldt J; Rossison D (ed.), Educating teachers: Innovative perspectives in professional experience, Springer, Singapore, pp. 217 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5484-6_13
2017
Hoa TMN, 2017, 'Issues of Implementation of Peer Mentoring for Pre-service/Inservice Teachers', in MODELS OF MENTORING IN LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 197 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44151-1_9
2017
Hoa TMN, 2017, 'Peer Mentoring: A Source of Support for Pre-service EFL Teachers', in MODELS OF MENTORING IN LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 143 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44151-1_7
2017
Hoa TMN, 2017, 'Peer Mentoring for Pre-service Teachers: Developing Professional Practice', in MODELS OF MENTORING IN LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 103 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44151-1_6
2017
Ngo THN; Nguyen HTM, 2017, '“I learn listening skill to get high marks”: Student voices about listening instruction in Vietnam', in Stewart T (ed.), TESOL Voices: Insider Accounts of Classroom Life, Higher Education, TESOL International Association, 2017, pp. 99 - 104, http://sites.tesol.org/Bookstore/ItemDetail?iProductCode=14036&Category=VOICES
2017
Nguyen HTM; Loughland T, 2017, 'Boundary objects and brokers in professional experience: An activity theory analysis', in Ambrosetti A; Capeness R; Kriewaldt J; Rossison D (ed.), Educating teachers: Innovative perspectives in professional experience, Springer, Singapore:, pp. 50 - 71
2017
Sunggingwati D; Nguyen HTM, 2017, 'Self-questioning Strategy Training: Voices from Students in Indonesia', in Dantas-Whitney M; Rilling S (ed.), TESOL Voices: Insider Accounts of Classroom Life, Secondary Education, TESOL International Association, VA, pp. 41 - 45
2017
Nguyen HTM, 2016, 'Peer mentoring for beginning teachers: Factors contributing to their professional identity development', in Tajino A; Stewart T; Dalsky D (ed.), Team Teaching and Team Learning: Collaboration for Innovation in Language Classrooms, Routledge, New York, pp. 179 - 193, https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138857650
2016
Bui TTN; Nguyen HTM, 2016, 'Standardizing English for Educational and Socio-economic Betterment- A Critical Analysis of English Language Policy Reforms in Vietnam', in Kirkpatrick R (ed.), Language Policy(Netherlands), SPRINGER, pp. 363 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22464-0_17
2016
Bui, T ; Nguyen HTM, 2015, 'Standardizing English for educational and socio-economic betterment? A critical Analysis of English language policy reforms', in Kirkpatrick R (ed.), English Language Education Policy in Asia, edn. Language Policy, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 363 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-22464-0
2015
Nguyen HTM, 2012, 'Primary English language education policy in Vietnam: Insights from implementation.', in Baldauf RB; Kaplan RB; Kamwangamalu NM; Bryant B (ed.), Language planning in primary schools in Asia, Routledge, Abindgon, Oxon, United Kingdom, pp. 121 - 143
2012
Baldauf RBJ; Nguyen H, 2012, 'Language policy in Asia and the Pacific', in The Cambridge handbook of language policy, Cambridge, pp. 617 - 638
2012
Nguyen HTM; Hudson P, 2012, 'Preservice EFL teachers' reflections on mentoring during their practicum', in Gitsaki G; Baldauf RBJ (ed.), Future directions in applied linguistics: Local and global perspective, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, UK, pp. 158 - 178
2012
Nguyen HTM; Hudson P, 2012, 'Peer Group Mentoring: Preservice EFL Teachers’ Collaborations for Enhancing Practices.', in Honigsfeld A; Dove MG (ed.), Co-Teaching and Other Collaborative Practices in The EFL/ESL Classroom Rationale, Research, Reflections, And Recommendations, Information Age Publishing., Charlotte, NC, pp. 231 - 241
2012
Nguyen HTM, 2009, 'An experimental Application of the Problem-Posing Approach for English Language Teaching in Vietnam', in Stewart T (ed.), Insights on Teaching Speaking in TESOL, Virginia TESOL, Inc, Virginia, pp. 79 - 90
2009
Edited Books
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Bui HTM; Nguyen HTM; Cole D, 2019, Innovate higher education to enhance graduate employability: Rethinking the Possibilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429058899
2019
Nguyen H; Le VC; Nguyen TM; Roger Barnard , (eds.), 2019, Building Teacher Capacity in English Language Teaching in Vietnam, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429457371
2019
Hamid O; Nguyen TMH; Baldauf R, (eds.), 2014, Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia, Taylor and Francis Publisher, https://www.routledge.com/Language-Planning-for-Medium-of-Instruction-in-Asia/Hamid-Nguyen-Baldauf/p/book/9781138013094
2014
Reports
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Nguyen H; Ngo N; Bui T; Trang N, 2018, An exploration of teacher resilience in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam
2018
Ly T; Ngo N; Nguyen H, 2018, Needs of and Gaps Encountered by Employers in the Northern Mountainous Region of Vietnam, https://www.deakin.edu.au/redi/our-research/needs-of-and-gaps-encountered-by-employers-in-the-northern-mountainous-region-of-vietnam
2018

2020 Vice-Chancellor's  Award for Excellence in Higher Research Degree Supervision 

2019 Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford, UK

2019 Visiting Scholar,  University of Leeds, UK

2018 Visiting Scholar, Kings' College  London , UK 

2018 Shortlisted for 2018 Dean’s Award for Best Monograph by an Early Career Researcher.

2017 ACE Sutherland St George Region World Teachers Day Award from the Australian College of Educators for significant contributions to the professional learning of teachers and preservice teachers

2017: Vice-Chancellor’s Childcare Support Fund for Women Researchers

2017: Shortlisted for the Dean’s Award for Early Career Researcher Achievement

2016  Early Career Researcher Grant (School of Education, UNSW)

2013 : Research Recognition Award for  Early Career Researcher by Australian Teacher Education Association

2011: The N V Varghese Prize for Comparative Education

2010: Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence 2010 (Outstanding PhD thesis), The University of Queensland.

2010: Commercialisation Training Scheme (CTS) support and grant, Graduate School, The University of Queensland

2009: Postgraduate Research Conference Publication Award 2009, School of Education, The University of Queensland

2008: English Speaking Union Fund (Grant), Victoria, Australia

2006: Vietnam National University (VNU) Young Lecturer Excellence issued by Director of VNU

2006: Postgraduate Research Scholarship at The University of Queensland (PhD degree)

2007: Travel Grant- The 1st Korea English Teachers Associations Joint Conference &  ETAK International Conference

2004: International RMIT scholarship (MA degree)

2002: Queensland University Scholarship (MA degree)

2001: Toyota Foundation Scholarship  Award

 

 Funded projects

  1. The impact of training listening skills on EFL learners in Taiwan   2008
  2. Preservice teachers’ professional learning during the professional experience (Funded by the University of Sydney) 2012
  3. Beginning teachers’ professional learning needs and practice (UNSW) 2016
  4. Cross countries study of beginning teachers’ professional learning experiences : Australia and Canada ( UNSW) 2015
  5. A comparative study between the UK and Australia of preservice teachers’ learning during their practicum ( funded by Australian Government, Endeavor Fellowship) 2018
  6. Supervising Teachers Application of the Graduate Teaching Standards to the Assessment of Professional Experience in Education (funded by NSW Department of Education and Training) 2017
  7. Teachers' resilience in the context of Vietnam. (funded by Four skill programs, Australian Government) 2018
  8. Needs and gaps encountered by employers in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam (funded by Four skill programs, Australian Government) 2018
  9.  Developing mentors' standard, funded by School of Education, UNSW, 2021
  10. School-university partnership in teacher education (Funded by NAFOSTED)  2020-2021
  11.  Developing preservice teacher leadership (Funded by NAFOSTED) 2020-2021
  12.  Teacher professional development for Content and language integrated learning  Teachers in Vietnam (2020), funded by Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training , 2020-2021

EDST 5127          Coaching and Mentoring in Educational Leadership

EDST 5117           Professional Inquiry 

EDST 5441            Advanced TESOL Curriculum and Assessment

EDST5325             Advanced TESOL Professional Practice

 EDST 5308            Teacher Learning

EDST 6760              Professional Experience