Challenges and struggles of ESL novice teachers

Senom, F. (2011) Challenges and struggles of ESL novice teachers. In: 1st International Conference on World Class Education 2011, 05-06 Dec 2011, University of Malaya.

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The transition from the teacher education institution to life in a real classroom has been characterized as a type of reality shock in which beginning teachers realize that the ideals they formed while training may not be appropriate for the realism they are faced with during. their first year of teaching (Farrell, 2003). Unfortunately, this concern is not fully addressed in schools in Malaysia as beginning teachers have the same responsibility as a teacher with many years of service. Marshall et'the (1990) suggest that it is not until they have survived the initial shock of the first year that novices are able to begin to concentrate on the important areas of long-term planning, overall student goals, and individual students' needs. This paper examines challenges that novice teachers face in their early experience of teaching. Based on recent studies from literature, these challenges are discussed and future direction for research in this field is suggested.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Novice teacher, challenges, survival.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2015 06:55
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2015 06:55

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