Khong Thi Diem Hang

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Khong Thi

Name: Khong Thi Diem Hang

Position: Ph.D. candidate at School of Education, the University of Queensland

Country: Vietnam

Biography

Khong Thi Diem Hang is currently a Ph.D. candidate at School of Education, the University of Queensland, Australia. She served as a co-investigator for a teacher capacity building project in Indonesia funded by the Head Foundation from 2017 to 2018 and as a coordinator and local participant analyst for a 2-year Toyota research project on school reform in Vietnamese schools from 2012 to 2014. She has supported the promotion of Lesson Study for Learning Community (LSLC) in Vietnam since 2006 by connecting leading Japanese scholars and practitioners with Vietnamese teachers, local educational authorities at all levels and non-governmental organizations. Her research interests include teacher learning and professional development, classroom talk, collaborative learning, school reform, LSLC, education policy, and education in Vietnam. She has jointly published papers in internationally renowned education journals such as Cambridge Journal of Education, Educational Review, Professional Development in Education, Reflective Practice, Journal of Educational Change and Improving Schools and two book chapters under Taylor & Francis and ABC-CLIO. One of the papers was awarded the Educational Review’s Most Read Article in 2014.