Child poverty as perceived by the average teacher

It is widely acknowledged that teachers’ expectations have a considerable influence on students’ self-esteem and further development. mix cannot but bring up this important issue. Music education teacher are no different from “regular” teachers. Time to reflect upon our ability to fully assume that responsibility.

When you start off as a teacher, chances are that you are soon equally (un)easily aware of those participants whom you fear miss out on certain opportunities, largely due to their socio-economic background. You might feel you want to try to make a difference.

Anyhow, we know that some children need greater levels of support to achieve their potential. This would also acquire a transversal approach in which first awareness is increased to enable teachers to gain professionalism. Above all, our individual awareness
as a teacher is what matters.  Which qualities are to be emphasized from our mix perspective?

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