Reflective Practice among FET student teachers

Ref: 02/02/2017 - 13
Name: Dr. Ciaran O Mathuna
Email Address: ciaran.omathuna@mie.ie
Phone Number: +35318057782
Institution Address: Marino Institute of Education
Seeking a partner/s in: Northern Ireland

This research proposes to study to what extent reflective practices is undertaken by student teachers within the Further Education and Training sector. In the ROI the Teaching Council requires that students undertake a professional post graduate diploma in teaching practice for the further ed. sector. Students most carry out 100 hours of teaching practice. The purpose of this study is to ascertain how students actually reflect on their teaching practice and what impact it has on their learning as student teachers.