Education Research International / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

University-School Collaborative Networks: A Strategy to Improve the Professional Skills of Future Teachers

Table 2

Categorisation of the open-ended questions on the scale.

Dimensions % frequency

(1) Strengths
 (1.1) Knowing innovative classroom practices55%
 (1.2) Applying the theory of Project Work in practice15%
 (1.3) Experiencing the complexity of educational action in infants’ school 15%
 (1.4) Consolidating and reinforcing theoretical contents10%
(2) Weaknesses
 (2.1) Lack of time to develop Project Work in the infants’ school classrooms 58.3%
(3) Suggestions
 (3.1) Extending or reorganising the sessions at the schools66.7%