Journal of Professional Capital and Community: Volume 8 Issue 1


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How a sense of collective efficacy influences teacher learning during change: the role of academic optimism and shared vision

Kristin Vanlommel, Selia Neeske van den Boom-Muilenburg, Jan Thesingh, Èvi Kikken

The purpose of this study is twofold. First, this study reflects on the development of professional capital through understanding collective cultural factors, namely, academic…

Narrative encounters of pedagogic partnership, and the development of collegial capital in higher education

Hyleen Mariaye, Mark Price, Shalini Jagambal Ramasawmy, Jane Melvin, Tejwant Mohabeer

The study explores the relational encounters of five higher education tutors and programme leaders, working in collaboration across contrasting institutions: one, a modern, civic…

Early career teachers thriving in the everyday challenges of teaching: understanding the relationship between professional competence and teacher buoyancy

Sylvia Yee Fan Tang, Eric Siu Chung Lo, Fang-Yin Yeh, May May Hung Cheng

This study examined the relationship between early career teachers' (ECTs') perceived professional competence (PC) and teacher buoyancy (TB) and the contribution of such dynamic…

Synthesizing as a power-laden facilitation practice in a networked improvement community

Carlos Sandoval

The purpose of this paper is to examine an essential component of enacting an improvement network: facilitation. In it, the author surfaces synthesizing as a core, power-laden…

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