Continuing with our current focus on teaching, I saw this very interesting piece in The Guardian polling readers as to whether they would consider becoming a teacher. While the numbers seemed a little high much of my interest came from the comments which were attached to the article and can be viewed at the original source.
Julie Freiberg wrote:
New research shows that the way students see teaching is changing for the better. According to a Teaching Agency survey of final-year students, 81% now view teaching as a high-status job. The poll shows 72% think their friends and family would react positively if they decided to enter the profession – thats up 6% from 2010. But what do you think? Would you consider a return to the classroom after your time at university, or is school the last place on earth you want to see again?
Would you consider teaching? 51.4% Yes 48.6% No
I have to say I was surprised but not disappointed by those figures so I thought I’d ask the question again and see the results we polled:
As with The Guardian piece, please explain your choice in the comments’ section below.