Established in 1944 to commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, World Teachers' Day is an International Day held annually on every October 5.
About the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendations
The 1966 UNESECO/ILO Recommendation is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world which outlines standards relating to education personnel policy, recruitment, and initial training as well as the continuing education of teachers, their employment, and working conditions.
When is World Teachers' Day Celebrated?
World Teachers' Day is held every year on October 5 in which today on the 5th of October, 2020 makes the 26th year after the establishment.
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Why is World Teachers' Day Celebrated?
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.
How is World Teachers' Day 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 UNESCO and EI partner with the private sector such as media organizations in order to achieve this purpose. [Wikipedia]
These campaign however focus on different themes for every year. For instance, "Empowering Teachers” is the theme for 2017.
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