To recognize the responsibility, rights and importance of teachers, every year World Teacher’s Day is celebrated at the global level. The day is celebrated with full enthusiasm in more than 100 countries, including – India, USA, Canada, Australia, and Phillippines. The day honours teachers all around the world, for their great role in the Economic Development of their Countries, as they provide the education that improves the quality of life.
Let us tell give you more brief information of World Teacher’s Day, its Date, Current (2021) Theme, History, Significance, Importance, Activities and More.
World Teacher’s Day 2021 Date
Every year since its starting, World Teacher’s Day is celebrated on 05 October.
History, and Significance
The first World Teacher’s Day was celebrated in 1994, after UNESCO declared 05 October to hold a celebration of World Teacher’s Day. UNESCO declared 05 October as World Teacher’s Day, because on the same day the 1966 ILO UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers was adopted.
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World Teacher’s Day 2021 Theme
The current year (2021) theme of World Teacher’s Day is “Teachers at the heart of education recovery”. The theme honours teachers for their hard efforts to continue to teach, even in crucial stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
On World Teacher’s Day, students do various things to make feel special their teachers this day, like – Calling them and say “Thank You” for their hard work, Organizing a party at school or college, Giving them special gifts, etc.
Here are some group activities, through whom you can make this day special for your school or college teachers:
- Prepare a Song on Teachers.
- Prepare Shayaris’ for Teachers as per their subject.
- Do acting for them.