The Deputy Director Ministry of Education Osun State, Mrs Odewumi earlier this morning addressed the 202l Batch B stream 2 Corps members on the professionalism and nobility of the teaching profession. While enlightening the corps members on their role in the classroom, she described teaching as a noble profession that requires a lot of commitment and sacrifice. "A teacher is a person whose duty is to teach students to acquire knowledge and is expected to be a counselor to the student". She further highlighted the qualities of an effective teacher to be: a psychologist, must be able to communicate effectively, must have a friendly attitude, must be patient and take time to prepare and be organised. Furthermore, she encouraged corps members to comport themselves well in dressing by dressing moderately, obey all lawful instructions, accept official responsibilities to the best of their abilities, and not be involved in examination malpractices and immoral practices with the student, as they are expected to be of a positive influence to the students. In conclusion, she encouraged all corps members present to be be security conscious at all times.