Factors Affecting Teaching
Teaching is an art a skill; its acquisition depends upon so many factors, which are briefed below:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Classroom Environment: A teacher has to take initiative in creating a classroom environment that supports teaching-learning process.
- 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.
- Administrative Policies of school : As discussed, a teacher always seeks independence in handling classroom situation; however, administration intends to bring standardization in teaching practices.
- 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.
- Parental Expectations: Parental expectations may work as an intervening variable. They may put stress on the learner and ultimately teaching may also get affected.