The role of teacher is often formal and ongoing,
carried out at a school or other place of formal education.
a person who wishes to become a teacher must first obtain specified professional qualifications or credentials from a university or college.
These professional qualifications may include the study of pedagogy,
the science of teaching.
like other professionals,
may have to continue their education after they qualify,
a process known as continuing professional development.
Teachers may use a lesson plan to facilitate student learning,
providing a course of study which is called the curriculum.
A teacher’s role may vary among cultures.
Teachers may provide instruction in literacy and numeracy,
craftsmanship or vocational training,
or life skills.
A teacher who facilitates education for an individual may also be described as a personal tutor,
In some countries,
formal education can take place through home schooling.
Informal learning may be assisted by a teacher occupying a transient or ongoing role,
such as a family member,
or by anyone with knowledge or skills in the wider community setting.
Religious and spiritual teachers,
such as gurus,
pastors/youth pastors and lamas,
may teach religious texts such as the Quran,
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