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A focus on humanizing education


New Delhi: In a communication received from the University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Distance Education Council (DEC). Readmore...
The teacher as Relater PDF Print E-mail

As a relater, the teacher cares about, supports and encourages each child; therefore he:

  • makes himself readily available to each child in the group and focuses his utmost attention to the physical, psychological and scholastic needs of each and every child.

  • talks to each child as a good human being and draw him out in frank, meaningful conversation.

  • listens and shows an absorbing interest in what each child is saying.

  • responds with honest consideration to the ideas, inventions and discoveries of each child.

  • expresses confidence firmly in each child's specific ability to progress. 

  • makes positive statements of recognition regarding each child's co-curricular and extra-curricular achievements. 

  • controls his negative and bitter feelings in a responsible way and allows children know what his feelings are.

  • displays honesty and fairness in his interaction and transaction with children

  • approaches his work with willingness, confidence and optimism.

  • sees situations through the eyes of the child and looks for the goals of each child's actions.

The first condition of a teacher is that he shall be a teacher and nothing else.

– Mark Pattison