The effect of teacher candidates on burnout levels during the pandemic process


  • Esen Sucuoğlu
  • Nesrin Menemenci Bahcelerli Near East University



With the global pandemic, the education model has changed and education has moved to online environments around the world. It is the role of the teacher that does not change in this change in education. In this study, it is aimed to reveal the effect of future teacher candidates, who are students in the pandemic period, on the burnout levels. The research was carried out with the case study technique, which is one of the qualitative research methods. 32 teacher candidates participated in the research. Research data were collected through a semi-structured interview form and analyzed with content analysis technique. As a result of the research, it was concluded that the participants felt exhausted and tired due to the limitations experienced in the pandemic process, and this caused some difficulties in education. While prospective teachers had a positive view of the use of technology regarding the future of their profession, it was determined that the lack of practical courses in particular caused anxiety.