Q: Is a teacher affected by the different ways in which the role is understood around the world? ¶
Q: Are teachers $46,000 in 2004? ¶
A: Yes, and with the average entry salary for a teacher with a bachelor's degree being an estimated $32,000.
Q: Are teachers often required to undergo a course of initial education at a College of Education to ensure that they possess the necessary knowledge? ¶
A: Yes, and competences and adhere to relevant codes of ethics.
Q: Was a teacher expected to act as a substitute parent? ¶
A: Yes, and with all the normal forms of parental discipline open to them.
Q: Are teachers often not given sufficient opportunities for professional growth or promotions? ¶
Q: Are teachers expected to respect their students? ¶
A: Yes, sarcasm and attempts to humiliate pupils are seen as falling outside of what constitutes reasonable discipline.
Q: Are teachers also at high risk for occupational burnout? ¶
Q: Are teachers generally not as rigorous as those for full-time professionals? ¶
Q: Are teachers that they may have repeatedly covered a curriculum until they begin to feel bored with the subject? ¶
A: Yes, and their attitude may in turn bore the students.
Q: Are teachers generally paid on graduated scales? ¶
A: Yes, and with income depending on experience.
Q: Are teachers additional teachers assisting the primary teacher? ¶
A: Yes, and often in the same classroom.
Q: Is a teacher €27,814 p.a.? ¶
A: Yes, and rising incrementally to €53,423 for a teacher with 25 years service.
Q: Are teachers now selling their lesson plans to other teachers through the web in order to earn supplemental income? ¶
A: Yes, and most notably on TeachersPayTeachers.
Q: Are teachers particularly good at creating beneficial relations with their students? ¶
Q: Are teachers required to be registered with the Teaching Council? ¶
A: Yes, under Section 30 of the Teaching Council Act 2001, a person employed in any capacity in a recognised teaching post - who is not registered with the Teaching Council - may not be paid from Oireachtas funds.
Q: Is a teacher to pressure the lazy? ¶
A: Yes, and inspire the bored, deflate the cocky, encourage the timid, detect and correct individual flaws, and broaden the viewpoint of all.
Q: Are teachers required to have a bachelor's degree and the majority must be certified by the state in which they teach? ¶
Q: Are teachers educated in a university or college? ¶