European Journal of Teacher Education 2020 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2020.1793952 View full text
Reijo Byman, Riitta Jyrhämä, Katariina Stenberg, Katriina Maaranen, Sara Sintonen, Heikki Kynäslahti

Abstract: Education makes a difference and teacher educators are an important part of that circle. However, there is very little research done in Finland on teacher educators' professional development. The main purpose of this study was to develop and test the psychometric properties of three scales that measure the components of teacher educators' professional development, namely (a) developmental needs, (b) preferred ways of fulfiling those needs and (c) hindrances to fulfiling developmental needs. The differences bet…

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