European Journal of Teacher Education volume 40, issue 1, P46-61 2016 DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2016.1251900 View full text
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Lisa Gaikhorst, Jos Beishuizen, Bart Roosenboom, Monique Volman

Abstract: ABSTRACTThis study provides insight in the variety of urban-related challenges that beginning teachers experience in urban schools. Literature on urban teaching focuses on teaching children from low socioeconomic status (SES) and/or culturally diverse backgrounds. In many European cities, however, schools are populated by both children from relatively high and from low-SES backgrounds. This study examined the problems and challenges of beginning teachers in Dutch urban primary schools. Teachers were interview…

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