International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2022, Vol. 18(2) 71-86

Teaching Practicum During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of the Practices in Different Countries

Esra Tekel, Özge Öztekin Bayır & Sabiha Dulay

pp. 71 - 86   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2022.431.5   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2107-21-0003.R1

Published online: April 01, 2022  |   Number of Views: 66  |  Number of Download: 128


Abstract

Today, many countries ensure that student teachers get into the real classrooms, practice in there, spend more time and translate theoretical knowledge into practice in schools during Initial Teacher Education. So that they can receive stronger support in the practicum process, and they can develop themselves. However, schools have been closed in so many countries due to the Covid-19 pandemic preventions. Therefore, countries have rearranged the teaching practicum process. The aim of this study, which was carried out with a systematic review, is to comparatively examine the teaching practicum processes of different countries during the Covid-19 pandemic. With a systematic review made according to certain criteria, teaching practicum in the Covid-19 in the countries of Australia, Canada (Ontario State), England, Greece, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Portugal, South Africa, Turkey, the United States of America (New York State) and Zimbabwe were examined. According to the findings, it has been seen that some countries have removed or stretched the teaching practicum requirement during the Covid-19, while some countries have carried out online teaching practicum (i) in K-12 schools, (ii) with peer learning, or (iii) using VR technology, and one country re-opened the schools after a short closure.

Keywords: Teaching Practicum, Initial Teacher Education, Student Teacher, Covid-19 Pandemic, Systematic Review


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Tekel, E., Bayir, O.O. & Dulay, S. (2022). Teaching Practicum During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of the Practices in Different Countries . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(2), 71-86. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2022.431.5

Harvard
Tekel, E., Bayir, O. and Dulay, S. (2022). Teaching Practicum During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of the Practices in Different Countries . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(2), pp. 71-86.

Chicago 16th edition
Tekel, Esra, Ozge Oztekin Bayir and Sabiha Dulay (2022). "Teaching Practicum During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of the Practices in Different Countries ". International Journal of Progressive Education 18 (2):71-86. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2022.431.5.

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