European Journal of Teacher Education volume 41, issue 3, P343-359 2018 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2018.1448776 View full text
Marita Mäkinen, Jyri Linden, Johanna Annala, Angela Wiseman

Abstract: The article presents an interpretive phenomenological approach (IPA) to preservice teachers' experiences of their current secondary teacher education programme (STEP) in Finland. The focus of the study is the millennial generation cohort in which new teachers comprise a key group to be studied because they will contribute to the future of education. Thirteen preservice teachers participated in the study. Their experiences are interpreted through the lenses of generation theory and contemporary teacher educatio…

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