The qualities of a good teacher is not just about teaching competence , but also the social and empathic capacities . Thus, to have competent specialist – depending on the field of teaching and teaching is important , but not enough to be a teacher really appreciated by his students . The teacher is a role model in a child’s life . It is he who learns to take the first steps in the long road of experience , full of obstacles . When parents lose the power they had over their children, the teacher ‘s task to influence education and child development finally . If he treats them with respect, understanding , love and appreciate them each one , making no discrimination , the teaching process will be simplified . But empathy is a quality not often encountered .