Episode Five – Coaching and Mentoring in the Teacher Practicum

Episode Five – Coaching and Mentoring in the Teacher Practicum

In this episode, we look at what makes that unique relationship between a mentor and a teacher candidate tick.

Dr. Dawn Burleigh is Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Lethbridge. Like her colleagues at the University of Lethbridge, Dawn takes on the role of university consultant to teacher candidates in the program. Among her research interests is the important role of university supervision in the teacher practicum.

Connor Kopp is a recent graduate of the teacher education program at the University of Lethbridge.

This is a unique conversation in that Connor and Dawn worked together in the teacher practicum!

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Stephen Hurley

Chief Catalyst voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer. As the founder and chief catalyst at voicEd Radio, Hurley is passionate about nurturing stronger relationships between education research, practice and policy.