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International TEFL Program
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The Role of a TeacherIn traditional Eastern society the ?Guru? - equivalent to a teacher- enjoys the pride of place in both family and society. He is to be revered like a God on earth. His importance cannot be discounted nor the multifaceted roles he has to play be underplayed. The teacher?s roles are varied indeed-Manager, coordinator, organizer, assessor, facilitator, prompter, motivator, participant, tutor, observer and role model all rolled into one. The successful teacher is able to switch roles as the situation demands. Wenden states that teachers transform themselves into facilitators when they offer suggestions and guidance in the use of learning strategies. The student centered method of teaching stresses the importance of the teacher acting as a coordinator. The role of the teacher as a mere provider of information is fast diminishing with the advent of the IT revolution-immense information being easily available at one?s finger tips. The teacher in today?s scenario has to become more of a facilitator and coordinator of the vast information that is available to the students. He should be able to guide and route them through the right channels. The teacher?s role is not to inform the students but to encourage and facilitate them to learn for themselves using the problem