versión On-line ISSN 0718-2228
GARCIA, Catalina y ARANCIBIA, Violeta. PENTA UC Internships: An Innovative Proposal for Teacher Training. Psykhe [online]. 2007, vol.16, n.1, pp. 135-147. ISSN 0718-2228. doi: 10.4067/S0718-22282007000100011.
Procedures and outcomes obtained during the implementation of a new teacher professional development model, Pasantía PENTA UC, were evaluated, this internship proposes that teachers attend, as students, during a semester, to a course dictated by university professors to gifted students, and thus getting in-depth knowledge in their areas of expertise and acquiring new methodological tools, and to create a transference project from the internship to the regular classroom. The results show that the teachers increase their knowledge, learn methodological tools, reflect over the learning process, and develop quality and viable projects. Thus, Pasantía PENTA UC outstands as a potentially effective improvement option.
Palabras clave : teacher training; evaluation; PENTA UC internships.