Repercussions of behavior of Cooperative Teacher’s on health and attractiveness of Tunisian Student Teachers

Keywords: Physical Education, traineeship, tutor, accompanying practices


Purpose: This study was to explore the repercussions of the cooperative teacher’s (CT) behavior on health and attractiveness of Physical Education student teachers (PE-ST) believed to be important for a successful preparatory traineeship and training device in the professional life. The CT is considered a person of alternation between academia and training, contributing to the formation by advice and support. The Cooperative Teacher’s must have a style; develop a training contract, master interview techniques and make evaluation. However, questions remain as to how well Higher Education Institutions prepare the Student Teachers to meet the challenges and requirement of work environments. Material: Data were collected with 302 student teachers (202 males and 100 females) before professional training. A descriptive/exploratory methodology based on a questionnaire consisting of eighteen questions was used. The value of Cronbach alpha index is 0.857. Results: globally supported the hypotheses. Male and female student teachers in the internship shared several perceptions. However, significant differences emerged. Student teachers perception of CT behavior and supports developed relatively professional skills, personal life as well as the feeling of discomfort which can lead to work stoppage. However, the repercussion of CT behavior on health and attractiveness was significant. The negative relationship between actors in the in professional life and several aspects of CT behavior are provided. In addition, data are provided indicating that overall there are more similarities than differences between male and female student teachers students over a response number. Data also suggest that females who participate in the internship may be at risk for discomfort and anxiety problems. Conclusions: This study will encourage Teacher’s to reflect on their own behaviors, support practices and to include them in the process of educational development.


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Author Biographies

Zayed Wadii, Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education; Road of Tozeur 2100, Gafsa Tunisia
Bali Naila, Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education; Road of Tozeur 2100, Gafsa Tunisia
Souissi Nizar, Higher Institute of Sport and Physical Education; Road of Tozeur 2100, Gafsa Tunisia


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Wadii Z, Naila B, Nizar S. Repercussions of behavior of Cooperative Teacher’s on health and attractiveness of Tunisian Student Teachers. Physical education of students. 2018;22(2):104-11.