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Teachers as action researchers: Towards a model of induction

Abstract
Towards the end of 2006, a group of secondary and primary teachers, in collaboration with university researchers based at the University of Waikato, began a two-year journey where they researched their own practice as teachers of literature in multicultural classrooms in Auckland, New Zealand. This presentation briefly outlines the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI), which initially provided a vision of teachers, working in partnership with university researchers, researching their own practice with the aim of enhancing the practice of the teaching profession as a whole. Through the eyes of one of the university-based researchers, but drawing on the experiences of four of the teacher participants, this presentation reflects on factors that had a bearing
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Journal Article
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Locke, T. (2010). Teachers as action researchers: Towards a model of induction. L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature, 10(2), 41-66.
Date
2010
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International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education
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This article has been published in the journal: L1 Educational Studies in Language and Literature. © 2010 International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education. Used with permission.