WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY – October 5
World Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually on October 5. This is a day to honor teachers and teacher organizations. Teachers make a vital contribution to the education and development of our future leaders. More than 100 different countries observe this holiday.
Thank a teacher today. Use #WorldTeachersDay and post photos of your favorite teacher on social media.
UNESCO proclaimed October 5 to be World Teachers’ Day in 1994, celebrating the great step made for teachers on October 5, 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO.