Being a student is tough, just ask anyone finishing the Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree (PhD students are born for this stress so they don’t count 😉 ).
Being a teacher can be just as stressful.
On the teaching side of education staying ‘in touch’ and relevant to students is always a challenge. Not only does the knowledge about the discipline being taught change over time, so does culture. Indeed, culture changes a lot: take a look at the famous (or is it infamous) annual Mindset List from Beloit College. Here’s news coverage of the 2010 release.
The Chronicle of Higher Education have compiled a similar lists for students – The Mindset of Faculty. So students you have more to study!
Speaking of studying, here’s what really stress out students: