• Mihaela Neacsu University of Pitesti Faculty of Educational Sciences


coaching models, teaching practice, initial teachers’training.


for the application of the most popular models of coaching in education, specifically in the practical training of future teachers, within the teaching practice placements, which could be much improved if the principles and strategies of coaching for performance were capitalised.For an optimizing approach to education based on coaching,one does not need just conceptual clarification, but also new practice models to support the personal and professional training of students in their academic career. The purpose of the research was to experiment with established models of coaching which, applied in teaching practice placements, generated analyses, reflections, resizing of the process of initial training for future teachers and ultimately led to best practices and positive changes at the behavioural, attitudinal and value level. The methodology is of the qualitative type. The conclusions of the work emphasize the value of coaching models, the specific nature of the process based on the evidence of the research into the practical training of future teachers.

Author Biography

Mihaela Neacsu, University of Pitesti Faculty of Educational Sciences



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