Educational systems have to respond to the worldwide change to prepare students for the
challenging tasks of a complex and uncertain world. Decentralization and school autonomy as
well as the accountability for outcomes are answers to local and global needs. School
empowerment implies teachers that take responsibility for the improvement of teaching and
learning. Accordingly, teacher training is supposed to qualify student teachers to cope with
growing charges. The article invites to reflect the empowering of student teachers in practical
settings. How may they strengthen through classroom experiences? The paper focuses on the
effects of practical settings and invites to discuss an innovative approach.