A model suggestion based on prospective teachers opinions on teacher training systems

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Burgaz B., Büyükgöze H.

Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, no.4, pp.22-35, 2015 (Scopus)


This study aims to propose a teacher training model regarding the teacher training systems in United States

(The University of Virginia sample), Finland and Turkey based on the opinions of students enrolled in the

final year of Faculty of Education and Pedagogical Formation Education Programme. The study is descriptive

and adopts a qualitative research methodology and multiple-case holistic design. The participants are finalyear

undergraduate students of Education Faculty in Hacettepe University and students of Pedagogical

Formation Education Programme. In the research, open-ended question forms were used which were

developed by Ateş & Burgaz (2014) as a data collection tool. Descriptive data analysis was used for data

analysis. The findings show that students both in Education Faculty and Pedagogical Formation Education

Programme share similar opinions and suggestions regarding a new teacher training model.