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Sumana Kasturi

There is a lot of responsibility that we place on our teachers today and a lot of things that we expect them to be and do. So perhaps a simpler way of answering the question–what makes a teacher?–is to answer the question–what makes a learner? Here is a list of qualities a mother identifies for her children and students everywhere to have in order to be good learners.

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Geeta Gujral

A poem by a teacher from a student’s perspective, that talks about the importance of a teacher in a student’s life.

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Priya Mathur

One comes across several kinds of teachers in one’s life–the conventional, the experimental, the maverick, the nurturer. A good teacher has a little bit of all these different aspects.

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Sudharani Uppala

Flexibility, communication, humour, compassion, imagination– a good teacher should possess all these qualities and should work with both her head and her heart in order to teacher the “whole” child.

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Anjana Nayar

Parents today want their child’s teacher to be observant, open-minded and accepting and be able to prepare children to live in an uncertain future.

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Anuradha Venkatesh

A good teacher must be able to generate enthusiasm, respect the child, be honest, and humorous.