World Teachers' Day


Poster for World Teachers' Day 2005World Teachers' Day was launched by the Director-General of UNESCO, Federico Mayor, at the International Conference on Education in Geneva in 1993. The date 5 October was chosen because it was that date in 1966 that a special inter-governmental conference, organized jointly by UNESCO and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), adopted the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which remains valid today.


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1997     Shaping tomorrows world - the role of the teacher

1998     Teachers as peace builders shape the future

1999     Teachers - a force for social change

2000     Expanding horizons

2001     Qualified teachers for qualify education

2002     Teachers create dialogue every day

2003     Teachers - opening doors to a better world


2004     Teachers - opening doors to a better world

2005     Quality teachers for quality education: Training for a stronger teaching force!

2006     Quality teachers for quality education

2007     Planning for an effective teaching force

2008     Teachers matter!

2009     Build the future: invest in teachers now!

2010     Recovery begins with teachers





The World Teachers' Day page at the UNESCO website.



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