The World Teachers Day is held annually on Saturday, 5 October
"World Teachers’ Day also known as the International Teachers Day. It is held annually on October 5. Established in 1994."
Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world.
Celebrating the World Teachers’ Day
Celebrated in over 100 countries, each year World Teachers’ Day acknowledges the efforts of teachers in an increasingly complex and technological society.
It is a day on which students, parents and community members can demonstrate their appreciation for the contributions that teachers have made to their community and understanding the role teachers play in the development of students and society.
What is World Teachers’ Day?
World Teachers’ Day was established on 5 October 1994 by the UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to commemorate the 1966 joint signing of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.In adopting this recommendation, governments unanimously recognised the importance of competent, qualified and motivated teachers in society.
World Teachers Day In Your Country
World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on 5 October. However, in some countries they may celebrate on a different date. For Example, 5 Oct is usually during Australian school holidays, so Australian celebrates the day on the last Friday in October of each year.
Days to celebrate
How you can celebrate World Teachers’ Day?
Show appreciation such as a certificate or card. Drawings from students.World Teachers' Day badges and stickers, etc.