Teacher as the star we look up to

Photograph By Ulla Virtanen

At the time of knowledge explosion, one important role of teacher is to guide students in finding their own direction under a circumstance where they have no control. This sense of direction is termed by the ancient Chinese scholars as "looking up to the stars" (written in the frame, the biggest four Chinese characters read from right to left Yang Wang Xing Kong). In the photo, the Head of the degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering of TAMK, Mr. Mika Nieminen admired the old Chinese saying and was moved by its explanation on 26.10.2015. The caligrahy art piece is in the office of Professor CHANG Xiangyang, Dean of the School of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Guangzhou University