Author Identifier

Madlen Griffiths

ORCID : 0000-0002-2712-2767

Mandie Shean

ORCID : 0000-0003-2744-9222

Denise Jackson

ORCID : 0000-0002-7821-3394

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Issues in Educational Research

Volume

31

Issue

2

First Page

476

Last Page

494

Publisher

Australia's Instituted for Educational Research in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia

School

School of Education / School of Business and Law

RAS ID

36181

Comments

Griffiths, M., Shean, M., & Jackson, D. (2021). Supervision in initial teacher education: A scoping review. Issues in Educational Research, 31(2), 476-494.https://www.iier.org.au/iier31/griffiths-m-abs.html

Abstract

Supervision in initial teacher education is a pivotal component of professional experience, widely considered to be the most valued aspect of preservice teacher learning. Key to these experiences is the work of the university appointed supervisors who mentor the novices during their in-classroom learning. This is a dichotomous and often under-rated role, fraught with challenges, yet remains under-theorised and underresearched. Situated in a framework of readiness for teaching, this literature review provides a synopsis of the challenges facing the provision of quality teacher education programs and the supervision of preservice teachers and details the myriad of tasks undertaken by these supervisors. The importance of research into the contribution of these experienced teachers to preservice teacher learning will be clarified, as will the need for development of a model for supervision to guide future work in this space.

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Research Themes

Society and Culture

Priority Areas

Individual, economic, organisational, political and social transformation

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