The Challenge of Education as a Profession


by Paul R. Mort & William S. Vincent - 1953

Work in schools is chiefly art and is destined to remain such. In education, as in other complex arts, the practitioner faces the challenge of a life of potentially increasing effectiveness. Here, as in engineering and medicine, no one person can ever really know enough to be satisfied fully that he has reached perfection. One can never really know enough to be a doctor or an engineer or a teacher.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 2, 1953, p. 82-89
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4809, Date Accessed: 10/24/2020 3:55:28 PM

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