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Relationships refers to the social and professional networks, human connections and sense of belonging experienced by early career teachers. Schools that value relationships focus on the complex emotional needs of early career teachers and encourage social exchanges that foster respect, trust, care and integrity. Early career teacher resilience benefits significantly when these values are evident in policies and practice.


Student-teacher relationships Belonging Professional growth 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationUniversity of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.School of EducationMurdoch UniversityPerthAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationEdith Cowan UniversityPerthAustralia

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