What qualities are required for EAS teachers?

Teachers and professionals in EAS need to be:

  • caring with their students, people they work with, local and global community; 
  • open minded in accepting others and their opinions; 
  • balanced in understanding their strengths and limitations; 
  • principled in the respect they demonstrate and have of who, why, how they teach; 
  • knowledgeable in their subject areas and being able to recognize the beauty of knowledge around them; 
  • risk takers to try new pedagogical practices and go beyond their comfort zone; 
  • inquirer in researching ways to integrate new pedagogical methods and ongoing professional development; 
  • thinkers in finding new solutions in their teaching and working practices and 
  • reflective to stop and think about what they have done that worked well, could work better and will work well.