A teacher can inspire hope, ignite imagination and instil a love of learning
– Brad Henry
his is the 21st Century and this century is regarded as an age of development and improvement in primary and secondary sectors. There has been an incredible development in the field of science and technology and information technology. We see digitalization everywhere in every sector and such a scenario is seen in the sector of education as well which is good as change is the law of nature and it is universal. When we talk about the education sector, we see the spread of online reading and teaching where students opt for online courses and also study through online material available which is in huge chunk available. Using ChatGT or Wikipedia to answer questions is okay but what to answer, how to answer and how much to study a teacher can tell only. Interactive sessions with teachers make students feel as if they have gained something wherein the role of the teacher has a great role to play in the personality development of a child as Bill Gates says Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids to work together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Literacy means when a person can read and write but when it comes to education- it is a never-ending process which starts from the cradle and ends when one expires. For the proper personality enhancement and development of a child, there must be an interactive, positive and dignified relationship
between an Educator and educator where the presence and guidance of educator (T) matters a lot for education (S). Yes, with changing times one should change and one should have adaptive behaviour with the changing modules of life but when it comes to a teacher, a teacher has to be there in every evolving time as a teacher has a great role to play in a pupil’s life. Teachers are role models and they are nation builders as well. They can cherish the
best in pupils by allowing him/ her to express and explore opportunities in the best way possible. The role and responsibility of a teacher don’t stop at the academic level only, A teacher affects eternity, he can never tell where his influence stops.
They play a vital role in shaping the future of their students right from kindergarten to university, they are the ones who impart knowledge and teach us about everything important. Moreover, they also teach us about ethical values and imbibe in our moral values as W. B Yeats says that Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire.
A teacher should be passionate, motivating, understanding, well-behaved, patient and highly intellectual. Great teachers have a substantial impact on
the well-being of students throughout their lives, affecting not only their academic achievement but also other long-term social outcomes as well. In today’s modern developed world, the role of a teacher is mostly not only around classroom teaching but also helping students understand the realities and adversaries of the world by inculcating moral values in them, understanding them by letting them free, to speak and express their thoughts and opinions to understand what’s right and wrong, giving wings to their dreams by mentoring them in the best way possible.
They have to treat students with patience and empathy with modified behaviour to make them morally and ethically strong by having a deep impact on their
personality I have personally seen such a grounded personality in my college whose HOD-Department of Sociology (GCW-MA Road) and I believe one of the most dignified personalities in college and that’s Prof. SAIMA KHAN herself whose an epitome of humbleness, bounteousness, beneficence and kindness. When she enters the class it seems someone with a strong personality and great aura has arrived with her active behaviour and brings positivity along with her. She always shows deep concern towards her student’s queries and tries to solve them zealously.
As a professor, she’s highly competitive and combative and believes in progressive temperament and she expects the same from her students as well. She is always ready to help her students with suggestions or guidance with a sign of nobility in her behaviour. She perfectly blends what today’s students expect from their teachers. She’s an embodiment of knowledge, kindliness, excellence and eminence as Karl Menninger says What the teacher is, is more important than what he teaches and I believe it’s a matter of fact. Prof. Saima Khan has recently received a transfer order where she has been transferred from GCW-MAROAD to GDC-Sopore. Her presence and elegance will be immensely felt and she will be highly missed by the student fraternity of the college. A TRIBUTE TO AN APPRECIATIVE AND ADMIRABLE TEACHER!
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