Academic Epidemic Analysis

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The Academic Epidemic Teaching, did you know that teaching is said to be one of the most stressful jobs and is compared to ambulance drivers, firefighters and pilots? You might also want to take into account that teachers are paid 14% less than other jobs with similar or even lesser qualifications. Sounds just a bit unfair, don’t you think? Well, I do. Do teachers affect pupils? Yes, now how do they affect pupils? Well a study from the university of Salford shows that a lively atmosphere in a classroom can increase a students academic progress by a whole 25%. This means ¼ of a students success has most likely came from teachers and it proves they have a major impact on a students learning. Furthermore this shows that they are important towards…show more content…
Now that must not seem like much at first but if you compare it to other job qualifications such as if you want a placement listed on a National careers website for practicing football you need to have ''exceptional footwork and technical skills'', That’s just a fancy way of saying you need to know how to kick a ball. The qualifications needed for these two jobs are miles in comparison and the money paid for these jobs are also miles in comparison as the footballer will get paid more than a teacher in nearly every situation which is completely unfair as the teacher would have had to work harder for the qualifications compared to the…show more content…
Money is literally what people need to survive because how else are people going to pay for food, clothes, holidays, their children and their bills. Maybe, just maybe if teachers had more money they could live a bit more comfortably because as it is they have to be concerned about overspending the little amount of money they are currently paid. Also a lot of the stress elements could be eradicated from their lives making it so much easier for them. Finally noting that they actually work hard to earn the money they currently get paid and also teachers have an everlasting impact on society as they are helping the current generations as the evidence above helped to
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