Studentsâ€™ Perceptions on Education Internship Program in Rwanda: Effectiveness and Challenges
Keywords:internship, supervision, action research
The paper focuses on the experiences and perceptions of student internees in the College of Education under the University of Rwanda. The primary aim of the study was to reveal how internees perceive the internship program that was newly introduced. Findings reveal that where as internees consider the internship program as being beneficial in their career development, the level of supervision by both mentors and supervisors in regard to action research needs improvement. In addition emphasis given to action research during training was not sufficient. They also expressed their dissatisfaction by saying that they receive supervision on writing their action research report too late and that there is no harmony in presentation as there seems to be different viewpoints from supervisors
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