Addressing the Needs of Pre-service Teachers Through the ‘Real-Time Coaching for Pre-service Teachers Model’

  • Garth Stahl
  • Erica Sharplin
  • Benjamin Kehrwald


Coaching, as an amalgamation of overlapping elements of teaching, mentoring, facilitation and counselling, must always be learner-centric and adaptive to the needs of those coached. Our Real-Time Coaching for Pre-service Teachers Model capitalizes on design-based research (DBR) in which researchers and practitioners jointly design, develop and investigate interventions that address practical educational problems in context. This chapter captures the development of the model according to the principles of DBR before describing how our model was implemented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Garth Stahl
    • 1
  • Erica Sharplin
    • 2
  • Benjamin Kehrwald
    • 3
  1. 1.University of South AustraliaMawson LakesAustralia
  2. 2.University of South AustraliaMawson LakesAustralia
  3. 3.University of South AustraliaAdelaideAustralia

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