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Teachers have a great responsibility: Not only is the education of children and young people in their hands. They also often have to take on educational tasks. But what is really a teacher's job?

This is what teachers should do

The tasks that a teacher has to do in his or her everyday working life are laid down in the School Act or in the General Service Ordinance for Teachers of the respective federal state (e.g. North Rhine-Westphalia). As a parent, you can expect a teacher to:

  • The profession of teacher includes educating, teaching, assessing and advising students on their own responsibility. They enjoy pedagogical freedom.
  • The teacher is obliged to carefully plan, prepare and follow up on the lesson. In doing so, it must be based on the guidelines of the school and the curricula of the federal states.
  • Teachers should support their students comprehensively during the lesson. This also includes, in particular, educating them to be independent.
  • In class, they should take into account the learning requirements, learning difficulties, special abilities, inclinations and interests as well as the personal life situation of the students.
  • In addition, it is their job to inform and advise schoolchildren and their legal guardians.
  • Teachers should monitor the participation of the students in the classroom. They supervise them and correct their work.
  • They also have to make sure that the students do their homework.
  • They are obliged to grade their students, to prepare certificates and to keep evidence of teaching in class books or course booklets.
  • In addition to preparing and conducting exams and conferences, they are also responsible for organizing school events outside of class (e.g. school trips, school trips).
  • Class teachers are also responsible for ensuring that the amount of homework in their class is appropriate and that the writing of the class work is evenly distributed.
  • He or she also informs and advises his or her class on all school matters, e. B. Questions about school career.

What teachers don't have to do

Anything that goes beyond the points listed above is actually not the teacher's job. Parents are in demand here. Because teachers are also responsible for teaching people to be self-sufficient. For this, however, parents have to create the basis and support the school. According to the Basic Law, it is the right and the duty of parents to raise their children. So while the teacher is responsible for learning in the classroom, the parents are responsible for the social behavior of their children. This also includes punctuality, reliability and order. Parents must also ensure that their children have breakfast or lunch and that they are provided with all the necessary learning materials. Parents thus create the best conditions for learning.

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