Levels in reflection: core reflection as a means to enhance professional growth

  title={Levels in reflection: core reflection as a means to enhance professional growth},
  author={F. Korthagen and A. Vasalos},
  journal={Teachers and Teaching},
  pages={47 - 71}
  • F. Korthagen, A. Vasalos
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Reflection is currently a key concept in teacher education. The reflection process is often described in terms of a cyclical model. In the present article, we explain how such a model can be used for supporting student teachers’ reflection on practical situations they are confronted with, and on their behaviour, skills and beliefs in such situations. In some cases, however, more fundamental issues appear to influence teachers’ practical functioning. For example, their self‐concept can have a… CONTINUE READING
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