Welcome to the Real World: Building Pre-service Teacher Skills and Experience

By Coral Cara.

Published by The International Journal of Adult, Community and Professional Learning

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Article: Print $US10.00
Published online: April 15, 2016 $US5.00

This practice-based paper examines work integrated learning in the workplace of schools that is authentic and relevant. It is based upon opportunities created for making a difference in the real world of schools and classrooms. The pre-service teachers are given integrated theory and practice (praxis inquiry) to expand their own practice, skills, and insights. They work in schools and the community to ensure that in developing their own skills; they simultaneously benefit experienced practitioners and students.

Keywords: Education, Pedagogy, Learning in the Workplace, Work Integrated Learning, Schools, Classroom Practice, Classroom Practice

The International Journal of Adult, Community and Professional Learning, Volume 23, Issue 2, June 2016, pp.1-14. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: April 15, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 946.579KB)).

Coral Cara

Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development,, School of Education, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia