World Teachers' Day is observed on 5 October every year.
The day aims to provide a great opportunity to appreciate
and thank all the teachers of the world who have gone out of their way to make
sure no one is left behind.
World Teachers' Day 2020 assumes huge significance amid the
Theme of the year- 2020:
The theme for 2020 World Teachers' Day is "Teachers:
Leading in crisis, reimagining the future."
The theme focuses to celebrate the teaching profession
worldwide, draw attention to the voices of teachers, and take stock of
Teachers are at the
heart of efforts to attain the global education target of leaving no one
World Teachers' Day is observed annually on 5 October since
The Day commemorates
the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 International Labour Organization
(ILO)/ United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
(UNESCO) Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
The day is is co-convened in partnership with UNICEF, the
International Labour Organization and Education International.