Models of Mentoring in Language Teacher Education

  • Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen

Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED)

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About this book


This volume examines the theoretical and practical issues related to mentoring/peer mentoring as a support and development strategy for both pre-service and in-service language teachers, and thereby offers a practical and empirical introduction to the field. 

A stimulating and thorough examination of mentoring and peer mentoring, integrating theory and practice as applied in language teacher education in an Asian specific context. The author discusses findings from a variety of qualitative and quantitative research studies in the light of previous research and in the context of teacher learning theories. 

Teachers, teacher educators, teacher trainers, supervisory coordinators and administrators will find practical advice, while the volume will be a valuable source of research information for researchers in teacher education and EFL teacher education, in particular for those who wish to employ mentoring or peer mentoring as an approach to teachers’ professional development.


EFL teacher training research in Vietnam ESL EFL language teacher training language teacher education language teaching in Asian context peer mentoring in language teacher training pre-service teacher mentoring models teacher learning teacher professional development teacher professional practice teacher training and mentoring teaching anxiety EFL

Authors and affiliations

  • Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EducationThe University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-44149-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-44151-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-6967
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-6975
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