‘Professionalism’ in Second and Foreign Language Teaching: A qualitative research synthesis

  •  Anchalee Jansem    


This qualitative research synthesis concludes and displays pictures of professionalism in second/foreign language education. Adopting Weed’s processes as the methodological framework for doing qualitative research synthesis, the researcher employed seven steps, from retrieving to selecting studies directly associated with professionalism. The findings identify the notion of professionalism in language education, external factors affecting professionalism, concerns about professionalism, and teachers as essential agents of professionalism.

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