How do you pursue a Career in Teaching History?

There are many nuances of a Career in Teaching History. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Teaching History actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Teaching History. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Teaching History, I found this amazing page:

Nilaya Mishra's perspective!

Nilaya Mishra has 10 years & 8 months of professional experience in Teaching History. Nilaya Mishra has worked in Teaching History as Assistant Professor in UPES. In Nilaya Mishra's own words, this is how Nilaya Mishra got into Teaching History: "After completing my B Com from DAV PG College, I did MA in History & MA in Economics from Dayanand Anglo Vedic College Dehradun. I also hold a Ph D in History of Arts from University of Allahabad. I am experienced Visiting Professor with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry and skilled in Photography, Printmaking, Art Education, Guitar Playing, and Lecturing. I am an Assistant Professor at UPES and I teach Indian and World History to the students of Law and I have also formed a Music Band called Malhaar in 1999 and I am a Lyricist, Composer, and Guitarist. The very first video of the song title PEERAH was broadcasted on Channel MTV Indies." Nilaya Mishra has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on:

Career Video on Teaching History

In a video, Nilaya Mishra has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching History. Nilaya Mishra started by explaining Teaching History as: "History is the study of the past as it is described in written documents. History can also refer to the academic discipline which uses a narrative to examine and analyse a sequence of past events, and objectively determine the patterns of cause and effect that determine them." It was an amazing video with great information.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Teaching History, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Teaching History. Nilaya Mishra touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Research
  • Fundamentals of History
  • World History
  • Specialisation
  • Ancient, Medieval & Modern History
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Nilaya Mishra then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching History:
  • Class Management
  • Interaction with Students
  • Explanation Skills
  • Linguistic Skills
  • Oratory Skills
  • Reading Skills
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Nilaya Mishra believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching History:
  • Noble Profession
  • Helping Students Achieve Goals
  • Self-development
  • Contribution to Society
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Nilaya Mishra believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching History:
  • Tough Competition
  • Dealing with Authorities
  • Feedback of Students

In the final section of the video Nilaya Mishra talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching History. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching History, 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:

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