Every year on October 5 people across the globe celebrates the World Teachers' Day, also known as International Teachers Day. World Teachers' Day was started by UNESCO in the year 1994.
The teacher imparts good values in children and turns them into responsible citizens. So, almost every country celebrates Teachers Day.
Through this article, you will get to know about the World Teacher’s Day and how it is celebrated across the globe.
"Books are the means by which we build bridges between cultures."
About World Teachers’ Day
World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. The day is celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world each year.
World Teachers' Day aims to focus on "appreciating, assessing and improving the educators of the world" and to provide an opportunity to consider issues related to teachers and teaching.
Teachers, who have not only taught us through textbooks but also teaching us how to implement more things in life.
How World Teachers' Day is Celebrated?
To celebrate World Teachers' Day, the UNESCO and Education International (EI) mounts a campaign each year to help give the world better understanding of teachers and the role they play in the development of students and society.
The campaign focuses on different themes for every year such as;
2017 - "Empowering Teachers”
2018 - "The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher.”
2019 - “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession”
World Teachers’ Day is co-convened in partnership with UNICEF, UNDP, the International Labour Organization, and Education International.
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
World Teachers' Day Celebration This Year
With the theme, “Young Teachers: The future of the Profession” World Teachers’ Day talks to a large scale about the mindfulness, comprehension and thankfulness for the dedication of the teachers through teaching.
The official event for the World Teachers' Day will take place on Monday, October 07, 2019, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The event will be held in collaboration with the convening partners and will be celebrated globally with various events.
Teaching is the most influential job in the world. Without knowledge, no one can exist in this world. Teachers are known to shape the mind of youth.
"True teachers are those who help us think for ourselves."
Almost every country celebrates Teachers Day, as the case of India, Teacher’s Day is celebrated on September 05, to commemorate the birth date of India’s second president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
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