Write down words that you connect with this term. “Professional” (10 minutes) Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
A PROFESSIONALWorks for money, but this is not the only consideration.Is an expert in his field.Fulfills obligations to the best of his ability/ expectations of his employers.Punctual, well dressed-not too casual, not too flashy.Courteous, well mannered.Deals fairly with everyone.Does not lose his cool in difficult situations.Respects the ethos of the institution he has been contracted to work for.Has a collaborative attitude towards his colleagues and administration. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
ASPECTS OF TEACHERS’ PROFESSIONALISMDealing with students.Dealing with parents.Dealing with colleaguesand administration.Being a role model. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 1 APPEARANCE AND ATTIRE • It makes no difference what I wear – intellectuals are often scruffy.A • I ought to dress well but conservatively so that my students are not distracted.B • If I’m dressed really stylishly my students will admire me and this will further their learning.C Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 2 ATTITUDEA) I must be detached and clinical in anylesson delivery.B)I must engage my students with humour andshow personal interest in them.C) I must be their “buddy” – friendly, warm andcaring.D) I must be friendly but maintain a distancewith my students. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 3 DISRUPTIVE STUDENTSA) I will shout at him from time to time andthreaten him with dire consequences.B) Deal with him affectionately calling him“beta”, “janoo” etc.C) Give him cold, stern looks from time totime.D) Ask him to stay back after the class leaves. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 4 KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE • I know my subject A-Z and need no oneA to advise me. • I am well informed but need additionalB reading, preparation etc. • I consult my colleagues / HOD regardingC my lesson plans and methodology. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 5 GOALSA) My job is to ensure that my studentsachieve high grades.B) Academic progress is a priority but so ispersonal growth in a student.C) I must act as a true role model and upholdthe ethos of the school.D) My business is to teach my subject – ethicsand personal development are not part of myjob. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 6 PTMA) I will be brutally frank about the student’swork and behavior.B) I temper my remarks about the studentbecause I feel sorry for the parent.C) I try to be tactful in my choice of words butdo not avoid the truth.D) I am cold and distant. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
SITUATION 7 SCHOOL PRACTICESA) I am entitled to use school facilitiesfor my personal needs.B) I can use them with permission fromthe school management.C) Students in my class are welcome tocome to my tuition centre.D) Students in other sections can cometo me for tuitions. Mrs. Ahsanuddin- KGS CPD Conference 2012
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