chapter  10
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Inside Thinking/Outside Issues: Refl ective Practice in Zambia— Journey of Uncertainty

Educators who work in transnational contexts have an opportunity to use their experience of contrasting situations to critically refl ect on their assumptions about learning and teaching. Teaching in unfamiliar situations may sometimes be good for us-it compels us to reconsider what is familiar and come up with new ideas. Furthermore, we can use this opportunity to challenge ourselves and reconsider the academic rules and conventions with which we have grown comfortable. We need to embark on a journey of uncertainty.