Factors Affecting Teaching | Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Teacher

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Factors Affecting Teaching

Factors Affecting Teaching

Teaching is an art a skill; its acquisition depends upon so many factors, which are briefed below:

  1. Educational Qualification of a Teacher: It is generally assumed that highly qualified teachers should teach higher classes and less qualified teachers should teach lower classes.
  1. Skills: Adequate skill set helps a teacher to do his her job in more effective manner. Some teaching skills may come with birth, but for many others, a prospective teacher has to make conscious efforts.
  2. Experience of Teacher: Teacher himself is a learner all the time. A good teacher would always like to share his enhanced knowledge with the students, and the experience also helps in better handling of student queries and classroom management.
  3. Classroom Environment: A teacher has to take initiative in creating a classroom environment that supports teaching-learning process.
  4. Economic factor: Teaching professionals always seek independence of thought. If that is constrained by financial problems, the quality of teaching is affected. The same applies to learner’s situation as well.
  5. Administrative Policies of school : As discussed, a teacher always seeks independence in handling classroom situation; however, administration intends to bring standardization in teaching practices.
  6. Subject Matter: Sometimes, when a teacher teaches a subject in which he is not specialized, he cannot create any effect through his teaching, but the same teacher can teach his specialized subject in a better way.
  7. Parental Expectations: Parental expectations may work as an intervening variable. They may put stress on the learner and ultimately teaching may also get affected.

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