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Teaching As a Profession

Updated on February 18, 2016

Why It Is Essential to Choose a Profession Earlier?

Human life on earth is very short. In this short span of life man should have definite aim to attain success in life. In other words, our life is nothing but a journey. To reach the destination of the journey, every man has some plans and schedule which may be called aim in life. An aim is the corner stone to success in human life. A life without any aim is like a ship without a rudder. An aim helps a man to gain his coveted objective. So, in order to become successful in life, a certain aim should be fixed earlier. It is because if you have a clear idea about what you want to be in your life, you can take necessary steps accordingly. Then you can make a foolproof plan of the steps that are required for getting to that specific goal. As a result, achieving the goal becomes easier. That’s why choosing a profession prior starting the preparations is very much important in order to give it a successful completion.

Teacher: A Great Profession

Choose The Right Profession Can Change Your Life
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Right Choice of Profession:

Some want to earn money, some want to earn fame and some want to serve people. I think, right choice of a profession leads to success, happiness and peace but a wrong choice result in failure, frustration and unhappiness. It should be decided according to one's aptitude, ability and merit. For example, if you are good at mathematics and science related subjects, then you can go with any of the engineering subjects. If you are good at drawing, then mechanical engineering can be a good profession for you as it consist a lot of drawing. If you have good drawing skills as well as clothing sense, then you can go with fashion designing. There are other numerous examples that can be given.

Teaching As a Profession:

Undoubtedly teaching is a very noble profession. It may not be financially very rewarding, but it gives one mental satisfaction. A teacher is like a potter who works on wheel to give shape to his pots, cutting out the rough edges to give a perfect finish to the end product. In former times teachers were highly respected. They had profound dedication and sincerity. The students were also respectful and obedient. But at present neither the students nor the teachers have the same sincerity and singleness of purpose. As a result, the standard of education has deteriorated. However, there are still exceptional teachers who are genuinely concerned about the future of their pupils and try to guide them sincerely. By taking teaching as a profession, you can get the golden opportunity of building up many good students and eventually play a major in building up a good nation. It is because the more number of good students the better the nation.

Respectable Teacher

A Good Teacher Can Change The Environment of Classroom As Well As the Countries Future.
A Good Teacher Can Change The Environment of Classroom As Well As the Countries Future. | Source

Qualities of a Good Teacher:

A good teacher must have certain qualities.

Smartness: He/She must be intelligent, learned compassionate and just. He/She should be smart enough to deal with his/her students. There will be many kinds of students in a class and it takes real smartness to handle all these students alone.

Approach: He/She must possess a positive approach to life and handle the academic, socioeconomic and professional problems of the pupils with warmth and affection. Being affectionate is necessary for dealing with the students. Only then he/she will be able to handle all kinds of problems from his/her point of view.

Skill: A good teacher must be skilled to guide and counsel them in times of difficulty. There are times when a student can through difficult times. Failure of coming out from this difficult time can be very frustrating and can lead to the destruction of his/her career. At that time he/she, as a teacher he/she can play a very handy role and help that particular one to come out of his frustration and help him/her to make himself/herself successful.

I have always admired teachers who are cheerful and who adopt a friendly but firm approach in the class. Students always feel comfortable in the company of such teachers and always look forward to listening to them. The interest of students in a particular subject largely depends on the teacher's approach and skill in it. Here good communication skill along with ability to relate to children is very helpful in holding the easily distracted minds of children.

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Enjoyment among Children:

Unfortunately, there are people who take teaching out of compulsion, because the other avenues are not open to them. They drift into teaching because they have failed to achieve their ambition. He/She has by choice decided to opt for teaching and love working with children. There is so much one can actually learn from them. Children are spontaneous, innocent and warm. They respond to love and affection unlike adults whose thinking clouds their reactions. It must be a very satisfying experience to shape young minds, eager to learn, who come to a teacher in total faith.

So if you want to make a good contribution in society, then try to be a good teacher and help the students to progress.

Teaching: Best Career

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      Sajib 

      2 years ago from Bangladesh

      Teacher, Social Network(Facebook, Twitter etc.) and Student

      The thing is a bit complicated and differs from person to person and also the relationship between the student and the respective teacher/guardian. In today’s hectic scheduled life, the children are hardly connected to the parents or teacher. As a result the relationship between them is becoming a distant one. This can be a great opportunity for creating a healthy and stable relationship between the children and the old people. Moreover children are always a bit hesitated to speak things clearly in front of the guardians/teachers. This can be a great opportunity to express their views in front of the elders.

      Obviously the effective interactions of both the parties are necessary in this case. The guardian and teachers should make the situation an easy and friendly one so that the kids are keen to speak to them and become friends on Facebook. This can help the parents raise up their children in a positive manner and help them become good human beings which will eventually benefit the society. So I don’t see this as anything negative but obviously the proves should be an interactive one and participation of the parties have to be spontaneous. Only then there can be fruitful results.

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      Binaya.Ghimire 

      6 years ago

      In the Indian sub-continent teaching is one of the most disliked professions because of underpayment. Thanks for supporting the nobility of teaching.

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      poetvix 

      6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      Breating ~ I love this. This school year will be my tenth year as a teacher. I love it. It's the most spiritually rewarding job I have ever had. With that being said, Jan is so right. Over the last few years the staff turnover is getting to be astronomical. Our best and brightest are leaving the profession for exactly the reasons Jan mentioned. Here is another. “Politically correct” is killing education in America. We need to be worrying about being sure the vast majority can read rather than social promotion, the idea of teaching critical analysis skills over indoctrination to following orders blindly and most importantly, we have to start teaching personal accountability, in my opinion.

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      Sajib 

      7 years ago from Bangladesh

      Thank you, Hasky1970 for your nice comment.

      JunThinks has mentioned a good point.Thanks a lot.

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      JanThinks 

      7 years ago

      I was a teacher for many years. Many of those I worked with left the profession (as I did) not because they weren't dedicated or the money, but because of all the BS they had to deal with for programs like "no child left behind" and parents that wanted the teachers to raise their children OR wanted to be so involved that they created way too many conflicts in the classroom. If we want good teachers to stay in the field, we need to support them as parents and reduce the BS paperwork and testing that only distracts from teaching the students what they need to learn to get to the next level.

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      Husky1970 

      7 years ago

      You are right. Teaching is a very noble profession. When teachers enter it for the right reasons and have the qualities you list, then students benefit immensely. Voted your hub up and useful.

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