NEED FOR TEACHING METHOD WITHIN TRAINING

NEED FOR TEACHING METHOD WITHIN TRAINING – IT IS OFTEN OVERLOOKED

THOUGHTS FOR PRE-SERVICE AND BEGINNING TEACHERS (21)

Should teaching methodology be part of teacher training or is it more important for preservice teachers to graduate with Bachelor and Masters level degrees with practical needs catching up later? That has become what should never have been a question.

We seem to have entered an era wherein the training institute hands preservice teachers a degree. On graduation they enter schools where, with careful coaching and mentoring, they are taught to teach – often by people with far less paper qualifications.

If people offer you help and support to come to terms with classroom practice, accept it. And if you have issues and concerns, ask for help

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