Foreword

TitleForeword
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsRawal, S
JournalEducational Journal of Living Theories
Volume5
Start Pagei
Issue1
Paginationi-ii
Date Published5/2012
Type of ArticleForeword
ISSN2009-1788
Abstract

In the 5th issue of the Educational Journal of Living Theories (EJOLTS) we present four papers by authors who are all educators.  The studies are dialogues relating to the authors’ endeavours in the teaching of academic English, learning through the methodologies of collaborative self-study, the challenges of teacher motivation and education policy and Transformational Quality (TQ) Theory. Each author promotes their value-laden belief. This unites them in common cause - the values they hold to be empowering and effective for students and the principles of teacher commitment. Four studies confront the tension experienced in education today in their own unique way and at the same time hold on to the dynamic loving energy which makes effective yet caring teachers. Each one asks, “How do I improve what I am doing for personal and social good?”

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