Ba is involved in research activities with the Research, Evaluation, and Innovation team at The Centre. She focuses on examining the determinants that prevent adults from returning to study. Her role requires comprehensive knowledge and skills in research and statistics.


Ba obtained her PhD from Queensland University of Technology with her thesis “Study burden, Academic stress and Mental health among high school students in Vietnam”.

After completing her PhD, Ba continued her work as a coordinator and researcher specializing in students’ health and well-being. She also worked on multidisciplinary projects in both secondary and post-secondary educational settings.

Ba joined The Centre in 2019 and currently works on the Preparedness for Learning – Learning Shock for adult learners project.


PhD, M.D., M.P.H.


Pham, T. T. B., & Tran, Q. A. (2016). Cyber Bullying among High School students and some related factors. Journal of Medical Research — Tap chi nghien cuu Y hoc, 104(6), 35-42. Retrieved from

Dunne, M., Pham, T. T. B., Le, H. H. T., & Sun, J. (2016). Bullying and educational stress in schools in East Asia. In Ending the torment: tackling bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace (pp. 131-137). New York, United States of America: United Nations Publications.

Conference Presentations

Pham, T.T.B., Bui, T.N. (2018). Vietnamese School Nutrition Promotion. Healthy nutrition promotion in school settings. Singapore.

Pham, T.T.B. (2015). Response to comprehensive sexuality education. Comprehensive Sexuality Education for young people in Vietnam. UNESCO Vietnam.

Pham, T.T.B (2015). Vietnam’s response to School safety. ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety. Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Pham, T.T.B (2015). For high school students in Vietnam, how much study is too much? Queensland University of Technology and Hue University’s workshop on Mental health in Vietnamese Communities. Hue, Vietnam.

Pham, T.T.B (2010). HIV prevention education in Vietnam. International Consultation Workshop on Measuring Education sector response to HIV and AIDS. Paris, France.

Pham, T.T.B. (2010). MOET response to a comprehensive reproductive health and HIV and AIDS prevention education. Global Consultation on Sexuality Education Workshop. Colombia.