Exporing Student Teachers’ Perceptions on Mentoring during School Experience at High Schools in Gauteng Province, South Africa

Mabatho Sedibe

Abstract


This study is based on exploring student teachers’ perceptions on mentoring during school experience at high schools in Gauteng Province. This study is part of a larger research project conducted by the lecturers in the Department of Educational Psychology at a South African University. The study intends to give an overview results concerning mentoring student teachers during their school experience in high schools. Qualitative method was used in this study and data was collected through in-depth individual interviews where one student teacher was the participant. The findings showed that mentors play an important role in the content and knowledge production and professional development of student teachers.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n3p197


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Journal of Educational and Social Research ISSN 2239-978X(Print) ISSN 2240-0524(Online)

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