Vietnamese Delegates to Initiative Exchange Program in EMI

The first event of the Project, Initiative Exchange Program in EMI (IEPE), will be organised at the University of South Australia, Adelaide from 26 to 30 March 2018. Seven managers/lecturers from three institutions in Viet Nam were selected, as following:

1. Dr. Phuong Thanh My HO, SEAMEO RETRAC/ Director, emai:

Dr Ho Thanh My Phuong is the Director or SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC) in Vietnam.  She earned her Bachelor in English Teaching from the University of Education in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She then earned a Master in TESOL from the University of Canberra, Australia. In 2000, she won a scholarship from the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Programme and earned her Master in Education in 2002 and Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management in 2004 from the University of Southern California, USA. Dr. Phuong has been working as an instructor and educational leader in the Higher Education sector for over 25 years. In addition, she has been an active facilitator in many training workshops regarding Educational Leadership and management, educational research, English teaching methodology, curriculum and course development, and assessment, both domestically and internationally.

2. Dr. Trang Thi Thuy NGUYEN, SEAMEO RETRAC/Lecturer, email:

Dr. Nguyen Thi Thuy Trang has been an EFL teacher and a teacher trainer for more than 15 years. She is now the Deputy Dean, Division of Foreign Studies, SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC). She earned a Master Degree of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Canberra, Australia. Then, she completed her PhD study at the University of South Australia. Her research interests focus on teacher professional development, ICT in education, and TESOL.

3. Dr. Assoc. Prof. Phuc Huu TRAN, University of Foreign Language Studies, Da Nang University/ Rector, email:

Tran Huu Phuc (1971) is an associate professor of linguistics. He earned his doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics from University of the West of England in Bristol, The United Kingdom in 2013. He has wide experiences in doing research and teaching English in Viet Nam. He has published 17 scientific papers, 02 international articles, and 02 books since the year 2000. He also held a number of important positions such as Head of Administration Department and Head of Personnel Department at The University of Da Nang before he was elected Rector of University of Foreign Language Studies in 2014.

4. Dr. Assoc. Prof. Long Van NGUYEN, University of Foreign Language Studies, Da Nang University/ Vice-Rector, email:

Long V Nguyen, is currently Vice Rector in the University of Foreign Language Studies, The University of Danang, where he has been working as a lecturer since late 90s. Recently, he has actively participated in various activities of National Foreign Languages Project 2020 as CALL specialist and VietCALL president. Long received his MA in TESOL Studies from the University of Queensland in 2005 and his PhD in Applied Linguistics (Specialized in Computer-Assisted Language Learning – CALL) at Massey University. Long has received a number of outstanding grants for his contributions in research. He has published widely in the areas of educational technology and communication in foreign language learning and teaching, sociocultural perspectives in language education, digital literacy, collaborative learning, and language teacher education.

5. MA. Tuyen Van NGUYEN, University of Foreign Language Studies, Da Nang University/ Lecturer, email:

Nguyen Van Tuyen is an expert in training ICT in ELT application in the National Project 2020, Vietnam. He has been a lecturer of TESOL at University of Foreign Language Studies, The University of Da Nang, Vietnam since 2015. He is currently working as the Deputy Head of Testing and Education Quality Assurance Department, University of Foreign Language Studies, The University of Da Nang. His current roles in the Project 2020 of MOET of Vietnam are consultant, trainer and panelist of the Advisory and Assessment Board on software quality and other open language learning resources. His interests in research are ICT in ELT, flip learning, blended learning pedagogy, CALL, MALL, CLIL, Educational research, Culture and Communication, and Social Psychology. He earned a scholarship granted by HASEBE Scholarship Foundation in 2000 for his excellence and endeavor in his undergraduate program. He received the first prize in a competition entitled “Nationwide foreign language teachers competition for creative applications of ICT in ELT” in 2014 at HCM University of Education. The project’s name is “integration of open source and cloud applications in ELT.”

6. Dr. Assoc. Prof. Tuan Anh HOANG, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi/ Vice-Rector, email:

Hoang Anh Tuan (1976) is an associate professor of history, chair of urban history, and vice rector (academic, graduate, intl. programs) at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vietnam National University, Hanoi). He received his Bachelor (1999) and Master (2001) from VNU-Hanoi, Advanced Master (2002) and Doctorate (2006) from Leiden University (Nederland). He is the author of Silk for Silver: Dutch-Vietnamese Relations, 1637-1700 (Brill, 2007) and World Trade and Vietnamese Integration, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries (VNU Press, 2016), Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800 (Routledge, 2016, co-editor)… His major research interests include early-modern Asian-European interactions; global history, urban history…

7. Dr. Lena LE, VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi/ Lecturer, email:

Dr. LENA LE is currently a lecturer of the Faculty of International Studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University – Hanoi. She finished her Ph.D in International Relations at the USSH and got her Master of International Relations (MAIR) at the Graduate School of International Affairs (GSIA), Australian National University. Her teaching and research experience spans regional integration, research methodologies in International Relations, and International Relations in Indo – Pacific. Lena used to be a visiting fellow at School of Southeast Asia (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University (USA), School of Communication, International Studies and Linguistic (CIL), University of South Australia and Center for European Studies, Bonn University, Germany

For six days of the program, delegates will attend the seminars and classroom observations about the implementation of EMI and additional supports at University of South Australia.

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