Rebecca Crook, ‘Kilombero Primary School - Tanzania’, 2016, Museum of African Design (MOAD)

"Very few of our students want to be teachers. They know it's hard work and it takes a lot of patience. And, most of them are smart enough to be doctors, and not to be teachers," says headmaster Mistry in response to my commentary on the ambitious goals of students at his school.

Dreaming of the day when across the world, becoming a teacher is regarded with prestige and respect.
Pictured here, a teacher watches her students during break time.