'Teachers Should Be Role Models'
'A student spends 25,000 hours in the campus. The school must have the best of teachers who have the ability to teach, love teaching and build moral qualities' - A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM
Some quotes for you
A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others. ~Anon
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
A good teacher is a master of simplification and an enemy of simplism.
~Louis A. Berman
A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image,
but to develop students who can create their own image. ~Anon
Teaching is leaving a vestige of one self in the development of another. And surely the student is a bank where you can deposit your most precious treasures. ~Eugene P. Bertin
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple. ~Amos Bronson Alcott
A central piece in Hindu scripture reads
"Gurur Brahma, Gurur Vishnu, Guru devo Maheshwaraha - Gurussaakshaath param brahma tasmai shree gurave namaha,"
which translates as
"The Guru (Teacher) is the Lord Brahma (the Creator),
the Guru is the Lord Vishnu (the Preserver),
the Guru is the Lord Shiva (the Destroyer).
The Guru is the Supreme Brahman (Ultimate Reality) visible to our eyes. To that Guru we offer our salutations"
New Delhi, Sept 5: President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presented National Awards to many meritorious teachers of the country. The President gave awards to the teachers at a time when the entire country celebrated Teachers' Day on Wednesday, Sept 3. The award ceremony, which has been organised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, has been held at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Read the complete speech of the President:...