Despite funding cuts, longer hours, less pay, worsening behavior in students, and a workload to contend with endless reform, many believe teaching is still the best job. The main reason is to inspire students to realize their potential. No two days are the same in a teacher’s life. Teachers inspire others about a subject or skill they are passionate about. They may often face adversity, but teachers do a small part in helping shape society around us.

Key Takeaways:

  • In recent years, teachers have been faced with de facto pay cuts, later retirement, inadequate school budgets, morale issues and being scapegoated by everyone else.
  • Teaching is a mentally and emotionally stimulating job with lots of variety and very little monotony or boredom.
  • Teachers can engender a love of a particular subject that can have a huge impact on a student’s life, and can also help by providing

Regardless of all the pressures that make teaching so difficult, we should never lose sight of the fact that we are still empowering youngsters to realise their potential and discover their talents.

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