Revisiting “Teacher as Moral Guide” in English Language Teacher Education in Contemporary Vietnam

  • Linh Thuy Le
  • Leigh Gerrard Dwyer
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 50)


Based on larger scale qualitative research on the role of Vietnamese Teachers as Moral Guides (TMG), this chapter pinpoints the conflicts and negotiations surrounding moral perceptions and professional identity of English language pre-service teachers (ST) and teacher educators (TE). It also highlights issues for teacher education, urging explicit encouragement of TEs to enact their TMG roles through caring relationships while enhancing STs’ understanding of morality and development of teacher identity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linh Thuy Le
    • 1
  • Leigh Gerrard Dwyer
    • 2
  1. 1.Federation Technology InstituteMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Melbourne PolytechnicMelbourneAustralia

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