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Dr Vinh To is a Lecturer in English Curriculum and Pedagogy and an Early Career Researcher in the College of Arts, Law and Education at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia. She earned her PhD in Educational Linguistics from the University of Tasmania (UTAS), a Master’s degree in Applied linguistics from Danang University (DU), and a Bachelor’s degree in English Education from DU. In addition to these qualifications, she earned various certificates about research methods from UTAS and cultural education from the Australian National University (ANU).  She has also attended a number of research/teaching workshops at UTAS and the University of Melbourne.

In her full time academic position, she is responsible for teaching/coordinating English and literacy units in both Bachelor of Education and Master of Teaching programs. She has maintained broad research interests related to English, literacy, TESOL, languages education; applied and educational linguistics, systemic functional linguistics, Asian literature (see the Research Interests Tab). She has successfully managed many small research and community projects and co-supervised PhD students. Before joining the University of Tasmania, she was an experienced English language educator in Vietnam who worked at a university and various language centres. Additionally, she had experience working in industry sector for two years in Vietnam as an HR and adminstration officer.

As Dr Vinh To has over 15 years’ experience teaching and researching in both Australia and Vietnam which represent developed and developing worlds respectively, she would be interested in collaboration with colleagues worldwide. In addition to her expertise and experience, she would offer an international perspective to the team/community! Please do get in touch with her if you would like to discuss the opportunities/ideas for collaboration in Australia, Vietnam and other similar contexts or if you just want to say hello. She can be contacted at Vinh.To@utas.edu.au. Apart from this site, professional information about Dr Vinh To can also be found on the University of Tasmania website at: http://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/education/vinh-thi-to

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