Around the world large amounts of money are invested for research how effective schools are and on reports for making educational reforms. However, there is one question that, it seems, has not got a unanimous answer from experts: What Makes a Good Teacher?
Think about this question for a minute. In your opinion, what are some of the key qualities that would define a “good teacher”? Are teachers with the highest qualifications the best teachers? Are teachers who are given more freedom in the classroom more likely to succeed? Are teachers who create a relaxed classroom environment the ones who do best? Are reflective teachers the best ones?
In this interesting article on the BBC website eminent researchers share their findings and opinions on what it takes to be a great teacher.
Read the article and let us know what you think. In your opinion, what are the key qualities for good teachers?