student teacher


noun

a student who is studying to be a teacher and who, as part of the training, observes classroom instruction or does closely supervised teaching in an elementary or secondary school.

Origin of student teacher

First recorded in 1905–10
Also called intern, practice teacher.
Related formsstudent teaching, noun
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student teacher


noun

a person who is teaching in a school for a limited period under supervision as part of a course to qualify as a teacher
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