Ha is a Policy Fellow at the Mitchell Institute. She has more than 10 years of experience in tertiary education. Prior to this current position, Ha was a Research Fellow at Education Innovation Hub, VU RISE, Victoria University.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and a master’s degree in Education from RMIT University, Australia. Ha completed her PhD in Work-Integrated Learning at La Trobe University, Australia in 2019. Her research interests include work-integrated learning, graduate employability, university-industry partnership, tertiary education, transition from education to work and vice versa.

Areas of expertise

  • Work-integrated learning
  • graduate employability
  • Tertiary education
  • University-industry partnership
  • Transition from education to work and vice versa

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Refereed journal articles

Nguyen, T. N. H., Spittle, M., Watt, A. & Van Dyke, N. (2022). A systematic literature review of micro-credentials in higher education: A non-zero-sum game. Higher Education Research & Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2022.2146061

Nguyen, T. N. H., & Dakich, E. (2022). Student internship experiences: areas for improvement and student choices of internship practices. Education + Training, 64(4), 516-532. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-09-2021-0337

Nguyen, T. N. H. (2022). The involvement of industry professionals and barriers to involvement in work-integrated learning: the case of the profession-oriented higher education framework in Vietnam. Journal of Education and Work, 35(1), 92-107. https://doi.org/10.1080/13639080.2021.2018408

Nguyen, T. N. H., & Duong, N. V. (2022). Enhancing student employability: a mixed-methods study into work-integrated learning curricula in Vietnamese universities. International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 23(3), 405-425. https://www.proquest.com/openview/6882b655981f6a3123592aef850c8ac8/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=4379534

Nguyen, T. N. H., Dakich, E., & Grieshaber, S. (2022). Factors influencing the participation of industry professionals in Work-Integrated Learning in Vietnamese universities: a qualitative approach. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, 12(03), 574-587. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-03-2021-0042

Conference presentations

Nguyen, T. N. H. (2021) Alumni roundtable, La Trobe University School of Education Research Society Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

Nguyen, T. N. H. (2018) Industry engagement in profession-oriented higher education in Vietnam: ‘It’s our social responsibility’, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, Sydney, Australia

Nguyen, T. N. H. (2016) Connecting profession-oriented higher education to the needs of the labour market in Vietnam, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, Melbourne, Australia