World Teachers’ Day
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World Teachers' Day is celebrated across the world on 5 October every year to recognize the work of teachers, researchers and professors.
On this day, people come together and organize meetings, conferences to identify and find solutions to the problems being faced by teachers in the country as well as globally.
The day is celebrated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) along with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), International Labor Organization (ILO) and Education International.
The theme of World Teachers’ Day 2022 - “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers”.
Background of the World Teachers’ Day
In 1994, October 5 was declared by UNESCO as World Teachers' Day.
It was a part of the Intergovernmental Conference organised by UNESCO in Paris that recognized the status of teachers in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
On the other hand, India has been celebrating 5 September as Teacher's Day since 1962.
In India, Teachers' Day is celebrated on 5 September to honor the country's second President, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, whose birth anniversary falls on the same day.
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