Educational and Societal Implications of the Cross-Cultural and Induction Experiences

  • Ju Huang
Part of the Intercultural Reciprocal Learning in Chinese and Western Education book series (IRLCWE)

Abstract Expereinces

This chapter first discusses the impact of cross-cultural teacher development on educators with regard to the following three aspects: teachers’ personal practical knowledge, global perspectives, and the reconsideration of local and educational traditions. Then, following the findings from Chaps.  4 and  7, four areas of implications are highlighted: cultural assumptions in teacher induction, teacher relationships and mentorship, various induction assistance programs, and cosmopolitan professional identity. Thirdly, this chapter turns to a discussion of reciprocal learning from the cross-cultural teacher development perspective, which is linked to the contextual information in Chap.  1. Lastly, the resonance with cross-cultural teacher development and reflective practice is discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ju Huang
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  1. 1.Southwest UniversityBeibei districtChina

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