I think that teaching classes would be interesting. I have a lot of industry experience, but I never actually got a degree in the field I work in, and I don’t have any sort of degree that deals with teaching. Is it possible to get a job as a teacher without those?

Edit: I’m in the US specifically looking at teaching college courses, but K-12 could be interesting, too.

  • @Demonmariner
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    132 months ago

    Community colleges often hire teachers solely based on applicable experience. For K-12, teaching without a degree may be possible depending on the demand and where you live.

  • @[email protected]
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    112 months ago

    I’m sure it varies from country to country, but here in Canada, at least Ontario, which is the only province that I am familiar with when it comes to teaching requirements, you would definitely need to attend teacher’s college, which is a two year program.

  • ℕ𝕖𝕞𝕠
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    72 months ago

    I used to teach CS to middle schoolers at a private school. Illinois doesn’t require a bachelor’s for teachers at private schools as long as the teacher has “demonstrated competence”. I taught there part-time for twelve years and then full time for a year.

  • @jordanlund
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    52 months ago

    I taught computer classes for multiple for-profit schools without a degree. Not sure it was worth it though. ¯⁠\⁠_⁠(⁠ツ⁠)⁠_⁠/⁠¯

  • @wjrii
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    42 months ago

    Many states have accelerated certification programs for K-12 education, and while some subjects would require a specific degree for secondary grades, many wouldn’t. Then there’s guest lecturing, adjunct work, and sketchy for-profit places will bring on anybody who knows more than the students.

    So, I guess it depends on who you want to teach, how often, and in what context.

  • @[email protected]
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    32 months ago

    I got asked if I wanted to teach for teachers after studying half a year at university. It is an advantage, often a formal requirement, but in praxis not necessary to have a degree in order to teach classes. Personal qualifications on the other hand is a must.

  • Valen
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    22 months ago

    I have a degree in CS with a minor in Earth and Environmental Science. I taught middle school science, and could have taught math.

  • Destroyer of Worlds 3000
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    I hope your want is for something other than English.

    Yes. In the US, there are credential programs depending on what state you live in. At least for K-12.