10 Reasons why you should become a teacher

The Department of Basic Education provides the following 10 reasons why you should become a teacher:

  • Turn your love of learning into a love of teaching.
  • Make the same difference to a child’s life as your favourite teacher made to yours.
  • Experience the joy of seeing children learn to read, write and count; and set them on a path to success.
  • Mould and shape ordinary children into extraordinary citizens.
  • Share your knowledge and make the world a better place.
  • Help children understand the values that make South Africans strong and proud.
  • Ignite the spark of curiosity in children.
  • Pass on your love of learning and help students discover their potential.
  • See the world through the eyes of a child and learn something in return.
  • Serve children, your community and your country.

Become a teacher!

Teaching is a noble profession that requires passion, commitment, tolerance, perseverance, character and the dedication to make a difference in the lives of a diverse group of children. As a teacher, you will have the opportunity to nurture and mould young and growing minds and to develop a variety of vital lifelong skills in children.

No other career has such a profound impact on people and on society!

We want you to study with us!

Apply now to get more information about options and opportunities to further your career.