World Teacher’s Day 2022: Teachers’ Day is a worldwide event and is commemorated annually on October 5 by the United Nations (UN). Depending on the nation, different countries may observe different dates for World Teachers’ Day. In India, Teachers’ Day is observed on September 5 in honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s birth anniversary, while World Teachers’ Day is observed on October 5. United States observes it on a Tuesday during the first full week of May and Australia on the last Friday of October.
World Teacher’s Day 2022: History
UNESCO established the first World Teachers’ Day on 5 October 1994, to focus attention on teacher engagement and development, as well as to highlight teachers’ challenges and goals in education. The date of October 5 was chosen to commemorate International Teachers’ Day since it marked the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation. Governments recognized the value of qualified, competent, and motivated teachers by adopting this guideline.
World Teacher’s Day 2022: Theme
Every year, World Teachers’ Day is commemorated with a different theme. The theme of World Teachers’ Day 2022 is “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers” this year.
World Teacher’s Day 2022: Significance
On World Teachers’ Day, teachers’ contributions to education are recognized, and their value is emphasized along with their role in helping students and society to grow. The goal of Teachers’ Day is to honor teachers, address some of the difficulties affecting their profession, and encourage the brightest young minds to pursue careers in teaching. To do this, a number of organizations, including the International Labor Organization (ILO), UNESCO, Education International (EI), UNICEF, UNDP, etc., undertake campaigns and conferences.
FAQs: World Teacher’s Day 2022
Q.1 When is World Teacher’s Day 2022 observed?
Ans. World Teacher’s Day 2022 is observed on the 5th of October.
Q.2 What is the theme for World Teacher’s Day 2022?
Ans. The Theme for World Teacher’s Day 2022 is a “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers”.
|Current Affairs April 2022|