On language teachers as agents of cultural relations

This essay is about the important role of English language teachers across the world.

In this article the theoretical concepts related to cultural relations and teacher agency are introduced. Empirical evidence is presented from ODA (official development assistance) contexts which shows how teacher agency can be manifested, and further reflections and implications are discussed by the author. 

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