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Teacher Identity

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Education book series (BRIEFSEDUCAT)

Abstract

Teacher identity refers to the development of one’s awareness and understanding of self as a teacher. Teacher resilience is enhanced when early career teachers successfully engage in processes of self-reflection and self-understanding that sustain a coherent sense of personal identity, while at the same time allowing for the emergence of a robust teacher identity.

Keywords

Professional identities Self-reflection Agency 

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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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