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Personal profile

Biography

I started my academic career as a university lecturer and worked in schools in Australia while doing my MA and PhD degrees in educational studies at the University of Queensland (UQ). I worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at UQ before becoming a lecturer at Monash University.

I am currently a Senior Lecturer in graduate employability, globalisation and intercultural education at Faculty of Education, Monash University. My main current research agenda is graduate employability in which I examine how graduates develop resources and capitals to manage their post-study career in various contexts. I have published comparative research in Australia, Japan and Vietnam. I initiated the series of Alumni Experience Conference https://www.monash.edu/alumniconference. This series of conferences aim to close the gap between graduates and current students.

I have also done research and teaching in globalization and internationalisation of education. Having acknowledged that the world is becoming a 'global village', I am interested in doing research on intercultural education, especially on investigating how pedagogies work in different socio-cultural contexts. I have done research on how to bring western pedagogies into non-western classrooms and how to embed non-western cultural and intellectual resources into western curricula. 

My main teaching areas are trasition from university to workplace, graduate employability, intercultural education, pedagogical practices, globalisation, school-family partnership and research methodology.

Research interests

Employability

International students 

Internationalization

Cooperative learning

Cross-culture education

Asian education

Educational change

Activity Theory

Partnership

Pedagogies

Monash teaching commitment

Research area keywords

  • employability
  • career
  • classroom practices
  • higher education
  • education-to-work transition
  • teaching practices
  • employment
  • Asia
  • Higher education
  • international students
  • cross-culture pedagogies
  • graduates
  • graduate attributes
  • returnees
  • educational reform

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2006 2019

Career development of returnees: experienced constraints and navigating strategies of returnees in Vietnam

Pham, T. & Saito, E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Essential resource for successful employment of international students in Australia

Pham, T. & Thompson, C., 25 Mar 2019, Singapore Singapore : The Head Foundation.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Open Access

Forms of capital and agency as mediations in negotiating employability of international graduate migrants

Pham, T., Tomlinson, M. & Thompson, C., 2019, In : Globalisation, Societies and Education. 17, 3, p. 394-405 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Teaching towards graduate attributes: how much does this approach help Australian graduates with employability

Pham, T. & Saito, E., 2019, Innovate Higher education to Enhance Graduate Employability: Rethinking the Possibilities. Bui, H. T. M., Nguyen, H. T. M. & Cole, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 109-121 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Prizes

Advancing Women’s Research Success Grant

Thanh Pham (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Other distinction

ATEA Research Recognition Awards for Early Career Researchers

Thanh Pham (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Carolyn D. Baker Memorial Scholarship

Thanh Pham (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dissemination grant

Thanh Pham (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Other distinction

Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellowships

Thanh Pham (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2009 2018

International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Studies 2018

Thanh Pham (Keynote/plenary speaker)
10 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

International Academic Conference on Social Sciences 2018

Thanh Pham (Invited speaker)
2018 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

AIEC

Thanh Pham (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

TESOL Quarterly (Journal)

Thanh Pham (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

wu shiyong

Thanh Pham (Host)
1 Sep 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor types​Hosting an academic or industry visitor

Press / Media

Keynote speaker

Thanh Pham

18/12/18

2 Media contributions

Press/Media: Research

Keynote speaker

Thanh Pham

11/07/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Alumni as a resource for curriculum renovation

Thanh Pham

26/04/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Research recognition

Thanh Pham

16/04/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Borrowing pedagogy: The need to listen to the learner's voice

Thanh Pham

26/11/14

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research