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A fellow member of a profession, staff, or academic faculty; an associate. See Synonyms at partner.

[French collègue, from Latin collēga : com-, com- + lēgāre, to depute; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

col′league·ship′ n.
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workplace companionship
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This connects to Lord's (1994) notion of critical colleagueship, or the ability to share classroom practices and surface concerns with other educators and then provide and receive constructive criticism.
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Through mentorship and colleagueship, faculty members guide and advise each other on research, case writing, and teaching.
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Given our commitment to diversity and inclusion, our robust student learning-centered divisional curriculum, our engagement in best assessment practices, and our collaborative, connected and transparent colleagueship and leadership, it is important for me to honor and celebrate my colleagues with others."
I could trace many more consequences of the colleagueship, budding scholarship, friendship, and modes of influence that mark that time.
Another amazing aspect of the conferences is the colleagueship, the opportunity to see friends twice a year, to keep up with what we are all doing across the state, and to always learn from and enjoy each other.