by Rachel Lynwood, BA (Philosophy & Sociology) (UNSW), BA (Hons) (SCU), MEd (UTS)
What does it mean to be a teacher? We often can define a ‘teacher’ as someone who is the ‘holder of knowledge’ – the one who imparts to us all that we need to know and practically apply to being in the world. We have been taught to read, write, calculate mathematical equations, understand scientific formulas – all of which have their place and serve a purpose in our contributing to society.
Have we been reminded of the innate wisdom that we all carry within – that ultimately holds the key to living a life that is deeply enriching and gives back to humanity in ways that truly serve?