World Teachers’ Day: International Teachers’ Day on October 05


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According to UNESCO today is international teachers' day which is also known as World Teachers' Day. Today the world is celebrating 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In India, Teachers' day is celebrated on September 05 on the occasion of birth anniversary of the former Indian President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

There are many countries those are celebrating teachers' Day on October 05 viz United Arab Emirates, Serbia, Russia, Romania, Qatar, Kuwait, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria, Netherlands, Myanmar, Mongolia, Republic of Moldova, Mauritius, Maldives, Maldives, Macedonia, Lithuania, Germany, Estonia, Canada, Cameroon, Bulgaria, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.

This year the theme of international Teachers' Day is 'The right to education means the right to a qualified teachers'. As per the United Nations, there is wide "teachers gap" and to set the 2023 educational goal of universal primary and secondary education, the world requires minimum 69 million new teachers.

Why does the world celebrate it on October 5?

UNESCO mentioned this day as International Teachers Day to commemorate the "Teaching in Freedom" pact signed on October 5, 1966 at a special intergovernmental conference convened in Paris. The recommendation vows for the rights and responsibilities of teachers, teaching, learning condition, recruitment, and employment.

The main motive of World Teachers' day is to give appreciation, motivation and improving the educators of the world.

To give an opportunities to consider all the teaching related issues and to solve that kind of issues.