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Shaping and cultivating teachers: reflections of a trainer

Author Affiliations

  • 1Bulacan State University, Philippines

Res. J.Educational Sci., Volume 7, Issue (3), Pages 11-14, September,1 (2019)


In the fast-changing society, some educators are passive in one corner that they do not anymore follow the trends and emerging practices expected by millennial learners. Reading is one of the steps on how language teachers can expand their horizons; however, this activity is not enough. This reflective research article sought to explain and describe the personal experiences and observations of the writer-researcher in delivering and practicing teacher training for more than a decade. He illustrated his life experiences in a descriptive and narrative method. Part of his narration includes his quest for ideas, formulation of insights, interaction with others, and practices. Most of the insights shared and explored in this articles deal with the common issues and problems encountered by trainers and trainees. The author-researcher offers practical tips and interactive tasks which novice and beginning teachers may adapt for them to experience a difference and achieve excellence.


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