Once the profession were held by men of the clergy. The knowledge worth knowing was in the hand of the church (Or priesthood in a monotheistic context). Later the profession was transformed as did society and a more non confessional curriculum was adopted en masse around the globe (?).
Mr Sugita, prof EdTech at Newcastle Uni GB draws in a article in the Guardian a bleak picture on the future for school and it’s teachers. Read it and make your own prediction of the time ahead of us! On the matter of education Mr Sugita is positiv and is a advocate of a model of learning (?) called SOLE (self-organised learning environment). The article holds more to it than a prediction of a Dodo-future for the contemporary teacher.