Teacher leaders assume a wide range of roles to support school and student success.
We can imagine those roles as hats that we wear at appropriate times e. These roles have "implied" behaviour, which we all know. It is this implied social behaviour which we can use in drama and Roll of teacher situations to create deeper understanding and meanings. The role of a teacher in society is both significant and valuable.
It has far-reaching influence on the society he lives in and no other personality can have an influence more profound than that of a teacher. Students are deeply affected by the teacher's love and affectioncharacter, competenceand moral commitment.
During the early educationthe students tend to determine their aims in life and their future plans, in consultation with their teachers. A corrupt and incompetent teacher is not only a bad individual, but also an embodiment of a corrupt and incompetent generation.
A nation with corrupt teachers is a nation at risk. Teacher's importance[ edit ] The importance of a teacher as an architect of our future generations demands that only the best and the most and competent members Roll of teacher our intelligentsia be allowed to qualify for this noble profession.
It is unfortunate to find that generally the worst and the most incapable people of the society find their way into this profession. Anyone who fails to find an opening in any other walk of life, gets into this profession and recklessly plays with the destiny of the nation.
An important reason for this is understood to be the poor salaries of our primary and secondary teachers which are no better than that of clerks. A large number of our teachers is, therefore, frustrated and uninterested. A currently relevant example is prevalent in South Africa where teachers are resigning or taking early retirement options en masse between and Again, the teaching profession also does not enjoy due respect in the society.
The primary and secondary teachers are particularly at a disadvantage. Their status is lower than that of doctors, engineers, advocates, civil servants; even lower than that of semi literate and illiterate traders. It would therefore require great commitment for an intelligent individual, however fond of education and training he may be, to forsake the career of a doctor or engineer in favour of teaching.
Therefore, while selecting good teachers, it must be borne in mind that better opportunities, prospects and perks are offered to the teachers. Expectations of teachers[ edit ] When we speak of good teachers, it means that a teacher must be a model of faith and piety and should have a fairly good knowledge.
A teacher should consider it his duty to educate and train his students and should feel responsible for it. He should feel that his students have been entrusted to him and he should avoid any breach of the trust the society has reposed in him, he should be able to be a sociable person with his roots in the society, people should take him as their well-wisher and a sincere friend who cares for their children.
It should be ascertained at all cost that a candidate for this profession has a natural acumen and aptitude for teaching.
Teachers need to actively participate in the social activities in a positive way and know the art of teaching with a deep insight into child psychology. Always dealing with the students in a just manner not losing any self-control is an important part of being a teacher, respecting their students, feelings, ego and trying to understand and resolve their difficulties with grace is important in being a teacher.
He should be able to smile in the face of bitter criticism on his opinions, and should not feel ashamed or humiliated to accept his mistakes wholeheartedly. He should be proud of his culture, his national dress and his national language. He should be a missionary, a mentor, a reformer and a guide besides being a dedicated tutor.
In other words, he should be a perfect teacher and a perfect education. Mantle of the expert[ edit ] Mantle of the Expert is a drama in education device designed by Dorothy Heathcote.
In Mantle of the Expert, students are in-role as experts in any given area. They cannot be simply told that they are experts, they have to really take on the role, and feel as if they are experts.Roll call: The importance of teacher attendance NCTQ | June ABOUT NCTQ The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is a non-partisan research and policy organization committed to restructuring the teaching profession, led by our.
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Teacher leaders assume a wide range of roles to support school and student success. Whether these roles are assigned formally or shared informally, they build the entire school's capacity to improve.
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