The two key qualities needed by teachers are professionalism and creativity. However we utilise new technologies and other resources in the classroom, teachers need to have a creative approach. We need to harness children’s curiosity, their desire to explore and their technological understanding in order to provide them them the best learning experiences possible. Most importantly, we need to help them navigate their own learning journey and facilitate this as best we can. A new role for teachers or a new kind of teaching?
What role do teacher training colleges have in ensuring new teachers are exercising their creativity and not slavishly following schemes which deliver content for the masses rather than catering for the individual?