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Teachers Display Name as Mrs, Mr, Miss etc.

Please could we have the option to turn on and off a teachers First name as it is fairly unprofessional having students referring to teachers in this manner.


Kay Edwards vs Mrs Edwards for example. Students refer to teachers by their last name in school.

  • Guest
  • Sep 28 2017
  • Released
Country UK
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  • Guest commented
    12 Jan, 2021 03:30pm

    I think this is culture based, for example I live in Finland as a student and we call our teachers by their first name all the time and it is not considered unprofessional or rude. I agree with another answer in here that if this were to be added in Itslearning it should be optional and not mandatory or default.

  • Guest commented
    3 Feb, 2020 03:27pm

    It seems both medieval and very sad to continue such a practise. As Oscar said, it would be far more beneficial if people learned to balance their relations and treat each other as equal. Students are far more willing to learn this way. There would be far better things to consider than this.

  • Guest commented
    17 Jan, 2020 12:11am

    Such an OLD way of thinking.. It is the 21st century!  Stop the hierarchy treatments, and try being a human no more - nor less than any other student or teacher. It will promote great relations between students and teachers!


    Implement a way of treating each other as equals, as this makes more people happy and less people feeling 'less' than others.


    Pardon my language.. however F*CK the honorifics.

  • Guest commented
    18 Dec, 2019 09:09am

    It should be made optional, not default.

  • Jes Bastholm commented
    25 Oct, 2019 11:31am

    Waauu this show Culturel differences in first degree :-) In Denmark it would be more common to hide last name :-) No one use anything else than first name.

  • Daniel Nuttall commented
    28 Sep, 2019 10:24am

    we are also seeing this as a high request in UK.

  • Thomas Nawrath commented
    28 Sep, 2019 07:49am

    Teachers and other members of staff, too.  Every role except "student" and those based on student.

  • Guest commented
    28 Sep, 2019 06:24am

    real issue in France !

  • Guest commented
    26 Sep, 2018 08:07am

    Je ne suis pas d'accord

  • Guest commented
    26 Sep, 2018 08:04am

    je ne suis pas d'accord!!

  • Stephan Delkus commented
    9 May, 2018 10:40am

    It’s definitely an issue in Germany and requires lot of convincing and „funny“ workarounds in the Implementation process. It needs changing.

  • Aline Derennes commented
    26 Jan, 2018 09:29am

    indeed, in France this is a real issue too. Teachers and trainers really don't like it and find it completely inappropriate that the pupils should know their firstname, and even worse, should see their profile with their firstname being the only displayed information when projecting itslearning in class.