Walking Encyclopedias, Cash Clerks and Nose Wipers
|09/25/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Two months ago, a colleague shared with me a T-shirt describing a long list of responsibilities horrifying in scope and scale. Including roles such as ‘petty cash clerk, walking encyclopedia, scapegoat and nose wiper’, the T-Shirt comically concluded that “You can just call me a Teacher!” I laughed, but as an education professional who has worked closely with schools, the joke’s implicit thesis haunted me.
In 2000, Newcastle University published a medical education guide which split the profession of a teacher-not into one, two or three roles but into twelve different ones. Outside of classroom instruction, teacher read more >>>