European Journal of Teacher Education volume 42, issue 5, P634-649 2019 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2019.1652904 View full text
Henrik Lindqvist, Maria Weurlander, Annika Wernerson, Robert Thornberg

Abstract: Student teachers have to cope with distressing emotions during teacher education. Coping is important in relation to both attrition and bridging the gap between being a student teacher and starting work. The data consist of semi-structured interviews with 25 student teachers, which were analysed using a constructivist grounded theory framework. The aim of the current study was to examine student teachers' perspectives on distressing situations during teacher education, as well as how boundaries were establishe…

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