Why teaching is the best job in the world

From experience to meaning...

I wrote this originally in Dutch, but Sara Hjelm asked me again and again to translate it to English. So I tried. As the original text used quite a lot of typical Dutch expressions, translating the text was pretty hard. Do send possible corrections if you spot a mistake.

Being a teacher is the best job in the world. The teachers who read this will agree with me, others will probably disagree, but they’re wrong.

Teachers are the lucky ones who can teach kids the miracle of reading. Suddenly they enter the world of written language after hours, days, weeks, months of hard labour. But there are also the discussions you have with your teenagers who test their and your thinking and possibilities … too many to mention.

It is a job where the whole world can enter your classroom. Think of all the good and all the evil that happens in society, and now a teacher can…

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