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close this bookTeaching Practice at the National Teacher Training College in Lesotho (CIE, 2001, 49 p.)
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View the documentMulti-Site Teacher Education Research Project (MUSTER)
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 1: Introduction
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2: Research methods
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 4: The Structure and Organisation of Teaching Practice at the NTTC
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Open this folder and view contentsChapter 6: Lecturers' and Student Teachers' Perceptions of the NTTC Teaching Practice
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View the documentAppendix 1: Questionnaire for PTC IIIS
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View the documentAppendix 3: Interview Questions - Internship Coordinators

Appendix 1: Questionnaire for PTC IIIS

A. Personal and Professional Information

In this section if you cannot remember the information exactly, please put down your best guess, and add (approximately) in brackets.

1. Student Number: ____________

2. Sex Female ( ) Male ( )

3. In which district were you placed for TP? _________________

4. Who decided on your placement? (tick one)

Myself


TP Coordinator


Other say who


5. Please give the dates you began and ended teaching

Began


Ended


6. How many days during the TP period were you absent from the TP schools________

7. How many teaching periods per week were you allocated? ___________

8. Which subjects did you teach? (List them in the box below)

A


B


C


B. NTTC supervision

9. How many times in all were you visited by an NTTC lecturer? ________________

10. How many different lecturers visited you? (Tick one)

I was visited by the same lecturer each time


I was visited by two different lecturers


I was visited by three or more different lecturers


11. What were the results of the visit(s)? (you may tick more than one for each visit)

Visits

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

I was given a grade





I was given written feedback/advice





I was given verbal feedback/advice





I was observed-no feedback was given





12. How often has TP been discussed in your classes since you returned to college?

Education

Once

Several times

Never

English




Mathematics




Science




C. School Experiences

13. Looking back, who gave you most help during TP? Please rank the following 1 - 5 in order of helpfulness; (only circle one figure per item)

PERSON

RANK

College tutor

1

2

3

4

5

Principal

1

2

3

4

5

Co-operating teacher

1

2

3

4

5

Other trained teacher

1

2

3

4

5

Fellow student

1

2

3

4

5

14. Please comment on these aspects of teaching. Did you find them difficult, moderately difficult, or easy? Tick as appropriate:

Aspect

Difficult

Moderately difficult

Easy

Lesson planning




Scheming




Record of work done




Deciding on appropriate teaching methods




Classroom control




Finding appropriate teaching materials




Class size




15. For which of these did you get sufficient help from the school?


No help

Some help

Enough help

Lesson planning




Scheming




Record of work done




Deciding on appropriate teaching methods




Classroom control




Finding appropriate teaching materials




Class size




Ability to express myself




Knowledge of content to be taught




D. Your Personal Views

16. Length of TP (tick as appropriate)

It is the right length


It should be longer


It should be shorter


In two blocks rather than one


17. Please give reasons for your response

__________________________________________________
__________________________________________________

18. Write down three things you feel you learnt from your TP experience.

1. ________________________________________________
2. ________________________________________________
3. ________________________________________________

19. Write down three things which angered/frustrated you most during teaching practice

1. _________________________________________________
2. _________________________________________________
3. _________________________________________________

20. Please suggest up to three things that could be done to improve TP

1. _________________________________________________
2. _________________________________________________
3. _________________________________________________