Attracting talents towards the teaching profession calls for
making the job financially pleasing, agreeable and gratifying. It is a prime
Job satisfying paraphernalia should be made available.
It encompasses effective teaching aids, good library and xerox facility, etc.
The teacher training programmes must be equipped with
up-to-date techniques and above all it should be ingenious and competent enough to
generate, ingrain and inculcate in the teacher-trainees a will to teach and a spirit to
achieve and committed to the future facing process. Best teaching skills should be
provided. There must be a sustained impact of the well-planned, proper-aimed
training. The product of the training institutes must be finished, dedicated,
devoted, well-informed and of course, fully committed to the task.
The in-service refresher and orientation courses are the
follow-up programmes. These should be well devised and well executed.
Good, successful inspiring teachers should, catch them
young - the students who are potential and fit enough to take up teaching as a
Principals role in this campaign is nonetheless
important. He should reach out to each of his subordinates and release their unique
potential by converting their individual talents into individual performance. A
talent has no use if it is not linked to role where it can be put to unique goals, unique
capacities and unique accomplishments. Good, awakened principals focus on the
strength of their team of teachers.
Capability and output must be affirmed and teaching
techniques and processes must be streamlined. It should be forward-looking, not
limited to the teaching of syllabus but to see to the personality development of the
child. The Principal should be specifically trained towards Total Quality Management
(TQM). The key to excellent performance is in finding the match between ones
talent and ones role.
The whole educational set up has to be forward-looking and
future-oriented keeping pace with the fast changing world scenario. Recognition and
reward for excellent performance, is a must not only to avoid any frustration but also to
encourage and invigorate for better and continuous performance, honest and well-deserved
praise has its own insinuation. Building teachers for tomorrow is a big task and
needs spirited, whole hearted action - a continuing action.