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Country Partners Roles & Responsibilities

  • Roy Pienaar with Cooperating Teacher

    Roy Pienaar with Cooperating Teacher

  • Sara Dens with University Supervisor Vaughan Dodd; Bray, Ireland

    Sara Dens with University Supervisor Vaughan Dodd; Bray, Ireland

  • Sarah Dens and Andelee Quast in Ireleand

    Sarah Dens and Andelee Quast in Ireleand

  • Sarah Dens in Ireland

    Sarah-Dens-Ireland

  • GST participant, Courtney Lentz, with GST-Australia Country Administrator, Neil Tucker

    GST participant, Courtney Lentz, with GST-Australia Country Administrator, Neil Tucker

The following roles and responsibilities are assigned to country partners in both the Global Student Teaching and Global Practicum programs.

Country Administrator

 

Host School Administrator

 

University Supervisor

University Supervisors are responsible for the professional development of the Teacher Candidate and for determining the readiness of the student for entry into the teaching profession. University Supervisors:

 

Cooperating Teacher

Student teaching is an important part of the UMM Teacher Education Program. It is during this time that Teacher Candidates begin to see themselves as teachers rather than students. Because of the significance attached to the supervisory role, it is critical that each Teacher Candidate has a caring, competent Cooperating Teacher who is familiar with the expectations of the student teaching experience. The GST program is committed to provide guidance to its Cooperating Teachers through the suggestions, expectations and materials below, in addition to open and frequent communication.