What is a Career in Teaching Computer Science?

A Career in Teaching Computer Science has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Teaching Computer Science is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Teaching Computer Science. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Teaching Computer Science, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180604-0001/Science/Information Technology/Career-in-Teaching-Computer-Science/hindi

Ashish Saxena's take!

Ashish Saxena invested 15 years & 1 month in Teaching Computer Science. Ashish Saxena has worked in Teaching Computer Science as Assistant Professor in DIT University. In Ashish Saxena's own words, this is how Ashish Saxena got into Teaching Computer Science: "After completing B Sc, I did MCA from H N B Garhwal University and M Tech from UTU, Dehradun. I have taught in a school for 2 years and at Amrapali Institute, Haldwani for 3 years. I have been teaching at DIT University since 2008. I am Assistant Professor at DIT University."

Career Video on Teaching Computer Science

In a video, Ashish Saxena has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching Computer Science. Ashish Saxena started by explaining Teaching Computer Science as: "Computer science and engineering (CSE) is an academic program that integrates the fields of computer engineering and computer science. It is a sub-field of electronics engineering. It covers the digital aspects of electronics engineering, specializing in hardware-systems areas like computer architecture, processor design, high-performance computing, parallel processing, computer networks and embedded systems." The video gave me so much food for thought.


In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Teaching Computer Science, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Teaching Computer Science. Ashish Saxena touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Basic Maths
  • Programming Languages
  • Operating Systems & Networks
  • Psychology
Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Ashish Saxena then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching Computer Science:
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Mentoring Skills
  • Time Management
  • Class Management
  • Observation Skills
  • Research Skills
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Ashish Saxena believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching Computer Science:
  • Contribution to Society
  • Satisfaction
  • Respect
  • Self Development
  • Work Life Balance
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Ashish Saxena believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching Computer Science:
  • Underpaid Profession
  • High Expectations
  • Degrading Education Standards

In the final section of the video Ashish Saxena talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching Computer Science. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching Computer Science, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180604-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

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Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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There are innumerable Career options in the world and these are definitely worth exploring:


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