Salary can’t be only reason to quit teaching

Readers discuss issues affecting teachers and the Qatar crisis

As an Emirati, I believe in a school that has faculty from diverse cultural backgrounds (Calls for pay rises and appraisals for teachers, June 15). 

Teaching is a hard job, so money can’t be the only reason why people resign. You have to be passionate about your work. Perhaps committing to working hours, learning about different cultures and investing time in team building might help.

I also don’t believe that it’s only the responsibility of expatriates to learn about our culture. Emirati teachers should also learn about the other cultures. The UAE is a cultural melting pot. This is something we should celebrate.
- Kawthar Bin Sulayem, Abu Dhabi

Michael Cox