Conclusion: Developing in/through Exploratory Practice

  • Kenan DikilitaşEmail author
  • Judith Hanks


This concluding chapter provides a summary of the themes in the previous chapters, and comments on our own developing understandings of the Exploratory Practice principles. We bring together our experiences as mentors, researchers, teachers, and learners engaging in practitioner research. We consider the growing impact of Exploratory Practice as it provides an original and rigorous form for practitioners to develop new ideas and insights relevant for the field of professional development in language education.


Exploratory Practice Mentoring Mutual Development Practitioner Research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of English Language TeachingBahçeşehir UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.School of Education, University of LeedsLeedsUK

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