“Teaching creates all other professions.” Author Unknown “Teaching is not a lost art (profession), but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” Jacques Barzun We often use the term “profession” in a generic sort of way referring to what is your trade/vocation.
Michael Gove's announcement that Qualified Teacher Status will no longer be required to teach in academy schools will do nothing to reassure people that he has doubts about teaching being a profession
A professional development opportunity not to be missed. This course will emphasise what you can do to act professionally. This includes developing your own philosophy of teaching and making sure that you continue to improve your knowledge and skills.
• A profession is characterized by the power and high prestige it has in society as a whole. • It is the power, prestige and value that society confers upon a
Reading 21 The Status of Teaching as a Profession 201 Sociologists have also been careful to distinguish professionalization from professionalism. The for-mer refers to the degree to which occupations exhibit the structural or sociological attributes, character-istics, and criteria identified with the professional model.
The previous Coalition government announced a few years ago that Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will no longer be required to teach in Academy and Free schools. I’m not sure it was a good move if they wanted to re-assure people that they thought teaching was a “profession”.
The teaching profession has average prestige and social standing when compared to other professions. Teachers are considered less prestigious than physicians, attorneys, and engineers, but have higher social standing than police, bank tellers, and social workers.
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FUTURE OF TEACHING PROFESSION 3 FOREWORD “Teaching is a profession that lies at the heart of both the learning of children and young people and their social , cultural and economic development. It is crucial to transmitting and implanting social values, such as democracy equality,
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It is the teaching profession, which helps an individual for his growth fully, in his body, mind, spirit, intellectual emotion and with moral values and artistic sensitivity. Therefore, teaching has been accepted as the noblest profession.