Adaptability and problem solving as survival skills How did student teachers learn to survive?

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Khin Khin Thant Sin
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9384-1233

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This study investigates student teachers' adaptability and problem-solving abilities during their practice teaching in a school-university partnership. The study explores how student teachers tried to adapt to the new school environments and how they overcame the obstacles they encountered. This study applied a mixed-methods design. In the quantitative part, 50 student teachers participated, and four student teachers volunteered for interviews. The results showed that student teachers used their adaptability and problem-solving skills to win stressful situations, including difficulties in teaching and learning and communication with school teachers. In addition to that, student teachers also increased their self-confidence and learned to build professional identity.

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Thant Sin, K. K. (2022). Adaptability and problem solving as survival skills: How did student teachers learn to survive?. GiLE Journal of Skills Development, 2(1), 61–70. https://doi.org/10.52398/gjsd.2022.v2.i1.pp61-70
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Khin Khin Thant Sin, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary

Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE), Doctoral School of Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology

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