British Council Nepal action research book was launched on 15 February 2018 as part of a week long programme promoting and supporting teacher-led research. The launch was integrated with the 23rd NELTA (Nepal English Language Teacher’s Association) Conference which also focuses on supporting teachers in this area. Head of Programmes at British Council Nepal, Rhona Brown presented NELTA president Motikala Dewan with the book in the presence of more than 230 NELTA members, saying, “we are as proud of the process which brought us here as we are of this final product. It has been a great learning journey for us and for the contributors to this publication. We hope it will be a great learning tool for a wider audience of educators now.”
This book is borne out of the work of the project ‘Strengthening Teacher Educators’ Professional Skills’ (STEPS) and focuses on two of the professional practices in the Teaching for Success CDP Framework for the teachers and educators:
- Researching and contributing to the profession
- Taking responsibility for your own professional development
The book, Journeys of Reflective Practice, is a compilation of the research findings and reflections from 10 teacher educators who have effectively demonstrated their understanding of action research and classroom enquiry. Each one actively investigated a challenge they faced in the classroom or training room to better understand their learners and how to strengthen their teaching and training skills.