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Nature of Teaching

Nature of Teaching and Teaching as a Profession On this pageThe Nature of TeachingTeaching as a ProfessionTeachers as ProfessionalsThe Association’s Role in the Context of Teacher ProfessionalismProfessional Self-GovernanceConclusion [2012]
The Nature of TeachingTop of page In its broadest sense, teaching is a process that facilitates learning. Teaching is the specialized application of knowledge, skills and attributes designed to provide unique service to meet the educational needs of the individual and of society. The choice of learning activities whereby the goals of education are realized in the school is the responsibility of the teaching profession.
In addition to providing students with learning opportunities to meet curriculum outcomes, teaching emphasizes the development of values and guides students in their social relationships. Teachers employ practices that develop positive self-concept in students. Although the work of …