The teacher has an important role in changing the lives of a student. Teachers are placed at the highest platform, being a teacher is the most esteemed calling ever in society. After parents, children trust most to the teacher whether in academics or in career, so it is just that a teacher should be perfect in all ways. To become teacher you need to do graduation and then training in the form of B.Ed i.e. Bachelors of education this makes you eligible for T.G.T (Graduate Trained Teacher). If you are postgraduate and B.Ed then you can apply for P.G.T (For classes 11 and 12). If you do M.Ed after B.Ed and clear Net examination then you are eligible for teaching in college and University as Assistant Professor. With the change in time and increasing role of technology, there are varieties of opportunities available for teachers in the market.
The impact of technology is also changing the face of education
especially the relationship between the teacher and students. Teachers are
using the technology to replace the old method of standardized, rote learning
and create more personalized, self directed experiences for students. Mothers
who wish to do job from sitting at home they also have an opportunity to use
their skill and earn while taking care of their babies within the four walls of
their houses. So they can spend their quality time with kids. Market has opened
gates for techno savvy teachers in different realms.
Teachers with proficiency in technology can apply for:
Instructional Technology Specialist
involves developing project plans for implementing a range of instructional
technologies, evaluating new and emerging technologies and their ability to
meet both teaching and learning needs, educational technology initiatives such
as flipped classrooms/blended learning, iPads for teaching and learning, and
active learning classrooms, planning, organizing, and leading workshops for
faculty and students in the use of specific instructional technologies.
job of a corporate trainer is to help in improving the performance skills
(soft, people or hard skills) of the employees of a corporation. The
job description of a corporate trainer can range from delivering classroom
training, assisting in coordination and delivery of new hire training programs,
including some coaching and training on certain topics and tasks, collaborating
with sales leadership to identify, recommend, and implement training solutions
that maximize organizational efficiencies and performance.
Learning Consultant designs and deploys the global learning
competency/behaviour based roadmap for employees and leaders at all levels. Job
description for the same is designing learning roadmap based on core and key
competencies/behaviours to accelerate employee’s and organizational performance
aligned with short and long term business goals, building a global learning
platform and solutions that takes into consideration a variable expense model
through vendors and internal solutions, developing processes and infrastructure
to insure that the learning is applied and provides a measurable return on the
investment tied to higher business results and employee engagement.
Instructional Designer is someone who is the practice of creating instructional
experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient,
effective, and appealing. The job description of an Instructional Designer is
to working collaboratively with faculty. Instructional designers, utilizing
state-of-the-art technology to produce engaging online courses, providing
curriculum design, development and launch support for all electronically
delivered classes, creating, altering and maintaining web sites used with
respect to specific programs.
Due to the advent of technology and its expansion in the market, new needs are arising and it is helping teachers to take up challenges and go beyond the four walls of the classroom. Even sitting at home you can guide students sitting in different countries about India and its culture by different online courses. Even different countries are looking for mentors who are expert in Indian languages and can train students by webinar, chat rooms, online assignments, Skype or by exchange programs. Trends are changing and teachers are an agent of change, bringing new dimensions of learning. Days are not far when classrooms will not be needed. Technology is making learning dynamic you can read at your own pace at your own time and according to your need.
Neelima Kamrah, Registrar KIIT College of Education Gurgaon