Group Mentoring: Facilitating Teacher Reflection

Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED)


This chapter introduces the use of an integrated mode of mentoring (group mentoring) for pre-service teachers during the practicum as an approach to facilitating teacher reflection. The chapter reports findings from a qualitative study which explored how this model of mentoring fostered pre-service teachers’ reflection. It describes in detail the implementation of this model and its effectiveness in developing pre-service teachers’ reflective skills using data from interviews and recordings of mentoring conversations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of EducationThe University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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