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|Effective beginning teacher induction program is seen by many scholars as a vital support system for beginning teachers to negotiate the early years of their careers, which are characterized by many trials. This paper attempts to explore the beginning teacher induction practices in Malaysia and the jurisdiction of Victoria, Australia. The paper focuses on basic components of the induction programs and its unique features. Method used for this study is library research. The paper starts with history and definition of beginning teacher induction before discussing the challenges that beginning teachers endure in their early days. The paper then examines the beginning teacher induction programs in Malaysia and jurisdiction of Victoria, Australia. Finally, a comparison between Malaysian and Victorian induction programs are highlighted.|
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