World Teachers’ Day 2019: World Teacher’s Day which is also known as the International Teacher’s Day falls on October 5. The day was established in 1994 and it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation that concerns and addresses the situations of teachers around the world. The day primarily focuses on appreciating, assessing and improving the education of the world. It provides an opportunity to consider all the issues related to teachers and teaching.
Celebration of World Teachers’ Day
On the occasion of World Teachers Day, there is an organization of campaign to help the world get a better understanding of teachers and how important teachers are for educating the entire world. This event is organized by UNESCO and EI. In order to achieve this purpose the support from media organizations is also taken. This year will be the 22nd anniversary of UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher Education Teaching Personnel. The UNESCO sites that everyone should be able to help in celebrating the profession by generating awareness about issues. This all ensures that the teacher respect is a natural order thing and everyone should see this profession with an eye of respect.
World Teachers Day Events
On the occasion of World’s Teachers’ Day, the students from different schools, colleges, and other organizations prepare different performances which signify the importance of teachers in the life of a student. Various events are arranged in different countries that include the honor of teachers in general and also in particular. The whole world celebrates the profession by showing respect towards it. The whole world celebrates the day with a different set of events just as in the case of India where the celebration is done on 5th September. The day may also get marked by organizing different conferences that focus on the importance of education through teachers among university students or other qualified professions.
Different unions and organizations play a very important role in organizing such events that celebrate the importance of teachers in different countries. These unions focus their events to encourage awareness among all professions regarding the teaching profession. The list of organizations is given as follows.
- The Australian Education Union.
- The Canadian Teachers’ Federation.
- The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (Canada).
- The All India Secondary Teachers’ Federation.
- The Japan Teachers’ Union.
- The Teachers Council (New Zealand).
- The National Union of Teachers (United Kingdom).
- The National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (United Kingdom).
- The National Education Association (United States).
Themes on World Teacher’s Day
Every year the celebration commemorates the recommendation of UNESCO and every year the celebration has a particular theme. In the year 2017 when the whole world was celebrating the 20th anniversary, the world celebrated the theme of “Empowering Teachers”. For the year 2018, the theme of the World Teacher’s Day was “The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher.” The theme commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It served as a reminder that the right to education cannot be realized without trained and qualified teachers. The theme for the year 2019 will be revealed soon. It is not yet known.
World Teachers Day 2019 Images, Wishes, Messages & Quotes
Wishing Everyone A Happy Teacher’s Day! Thank you, teachers, for all the efforts they have put in to make you a better person in life.”
“I found guidance, friendship, discipline and love, everything, in one person. And that person is you.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“You took my hand, opened my mind and touched my heart.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“You accepted the challenge to teach me and I accepted the challenge to learn.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite imagination and instill the love of learning.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“Just wanted to let you know that you are the best and your way of teaching is marvelous.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“May each child be blessed with a teacher like you.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
“We wish all the teachers who enlighten young minds every day. We salute everyone who has been a part of building the future of our nation.” ― Happy Teacher’s Day
The whole celebrates the profession as all teachers deserve respect. The value of a guide or teacher cannot be described in words. Thus the day is of international importance and it is celebrated around the globe. All students pay tribute to their teachers in their own unique and genuine ways. Different organizations celebrate the day by organizing different events, seminars, and conferences so as to make everyone realize the importance of this day. The celebration of the day was started in the year 1997 and it is still continuing with the same spirit of respect and involvement towards the profession.