An Ideal Teacher
The most respected person in one’s life is a teacher. The person who shows you the right path and tries to take out all evil from you is the teacher. The parents give you the birth and bring you up but the teacher makes you a human by ridding you of all unnecessary and unwanted elements. He makes you fit to raise your head high in the society. He shows you the way to righteousness.
Very few people are fortunate enough to meet good teachers. A good teacher is an incarnation of God. Indian history is replete with great teachers who have left indelible impressions on the history of India.
The teachers of modem life are no doubt, a changed lot. Teaching has ceased to be just a service of God’s people. It is also taken up as a profession as the others are. So the teachers also sell their services and talents as other professionals do. The profession of a teacher continues to be a honourable one and people wish to enter in the profession. But becoming a teacher is not easy. You cannot tackle a class successfully unless you have mastered your subject, so all teachers are not good teachers. Greed for money and position has entered this profession also. Many teachers have turned to be most exploiters of their profession but still there are lots of such teachers who are worth worship. They put their heart and soul into their students and do not join the race of competition of their colleagues. Such teachers leave indelible impressions in the minds of students who never forget their favourite teachers. Every successful person has been fortunate to sit before one or two such teachers. These teachers continue to be the topic of their various discussions all their lives and they continue to get inspiration from them.
Generally these days the schools have become highly commercial. They charge lot of fees and studies have become very expensive especially in big cities. In this speedy race for money the teacher is also exploited. He is not paid his due and he is also seen involved in unfair means to earn extra money. They force the students to take tutions in the evenings besides their legitimate classes. Numerous such tuition centres are flourishing business in all big and small cities. It is an unhealthy trend. The teacher should try to preserve the high morale of his profession by trying to sh