Youth Voices

The Change I See

By Hina Tabassum Khatri

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It is not long ago that I went to school myself. I remember that time when I always thought that the course was way too tedious and boring. Not just that, I always sought out ways in which I would not have to do all that homework and stuff. But of course, my teachers made sure that that was never a possibility!

Now all that was because I had teachers who were committed to their profession and they knew that they were in a position of shaping THE FUTURE! And it is because of those teachers who had faith in me and my abilities that I am what I am today.

That time is past now. I could only think of it and remember it with a smile on my face.

But the question is: Does that smile stay there for sometime?

Regretfully, I put this in words that the smile is wiped off my face with the reality I face!

The reality being the educational scenario today.

What I see today is are teachers who are not yet done with their own studies. Teachers who are not well acquainted with their course material, their subject. Teachers who are just there to earn money for themselves. Teachers who are simply not bothered that they are inculcating an attitude of laziness in the future generations. Teachers who have no idea that they are practically ruining the future ofPakistan.

I do not say that this is true for all the academic institutes across the country, but it definitely is true for many. And this doesn’t only include those small budget schools that have sprung on every other street but also a few of those institutes that have a very good standing.

Here arises another question.

Who is responsible?

I would say that it is the institutes themselves for the same reasons I mentioned earlier. But I would no way force my conclusions on everyone. Thus I invite you to come forward with your views and suggest ways in which this kind of thinking can be countered!

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Just yesterday i told my friend’s mother that i wanna be a teacher and asked her how this profession is cuz she is a teacher herself. And her reply astounded me. She said that it’s not a very respectable field. Can you believe that !!??

    If people, specially teachers themselves, are gonna look at being a teacher this way then definitely the future generations are in trouble. And it’ll never be their fault.

  2. Syeda Rabia Tamkeen says:

    Hina I agree with you..teachers nowadays are totally indifferent to whether students are learning or not. The reason is that most of the teachers in our educational institutes are those who never intended to be teachers.Instead they joined the profession by chance.

  3. Syed Ahmad Raza Syed Ahmad Raza says:

    i think that the solution of our every problem lies in the
    good and Islamic upbringing of children by the parents… i am avoiding the detail… you all know it…
    we lack good parents…especially mothers…

    thats why we lack good mature teachers
    a young teacher can be mature enough to understand everything but it depends on his own training at home.
    as Nepolian said:
    “you give me good mothers, and i will give you a good nation…”

    but presently teachers are not responsible for everything.
    we the students also do not know how to be a student,
    what is a student, where is a student, for how long are we students (we are students forever).
    the teachers lack someone whom they can idealize as good teacher
    the students lack someone whom they can idealize as good student
    how many of us have read about QUAID E AZAM iN detail.
    believe me, do it and you shall become a human being.
    how many of us have understand Allama Iqbal?
    all we know is facebook, i phones…. you know…

    and then you blame only teachers
    i blame everybody

    i mourn, mourn and mourn over those who know shahrukh khan very well but dont know about seeratunnabi at all.
    believe Quaid, Iqbal,….. have got inspiration from seeratunnabi
    why cant we?
    I want to die

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