It was my maths teacher at school who suggested I study statistics. I will ever be grateful to him for doing so.
I know that most students find quantitative techniques a real ‘turn off’ but much modern research depends upon sound quantitative research methods. It was a good academic grounding for me.
Many of us have something to thank our school teachers for. But the most influential teacher I had (and one I am still in contact with) was my physics teacher – does that give you a clue?
Have another go: