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Building and Sustaining a Teaching Career

Strategies for Professional Experience, Wellbeing and Mindful Practice


Narelle Suzanne Lemon, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Sharon McDonough, Federation University


Professional experience in initial teacher education programs can be both a challenging and rewarding experience. As student teachers take their first steps in the classroom, they often encounter stresses that compromise their teaching and learning. Within this context, well-being, resilience and self-efficacy are critical to their success. Building and sustaining a teaching career introduces the coping strategies, informal and formal practices, time management and organisational skills, and positive psychology critical to self-care for professional experience. The text uses case studies,…

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  • Combines emerging scholarly discourses around mindfulness and student teacher well-being with practical strategies that are readily useable in classroom contexts
  • Features a friendly and approachable writing style that translates complex theoretical terminology in an easily digestible and engaging manner
  • Draws close parallels with everyday teacher student experiences through the inclusion of 'real-world' voices from the classroom

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