Teachers' Days are special days for the appreciation of teachers. In some country it is given very due weight-age. It is celebrated on October 5 across the world. In India it is celebrated on September 5.The importance of teachers has been recognized byUNESCO, by adopting the “Recommendation concerning the status of teachers”, This includes celebrations to honor the teachers for their special contribution in a particular field area or the community in general.
World Teachers’ Day was started by UNESCO and is celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world each year. On its 40th anniversary this year, it represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding, and appreciation displayed for the vital contribution that teachers make to education.
History: The idea of celebrating Teacher's Day took ground independently in many countries during the 20th century. They celebrate a local educator or an important milestone in education. For example in India Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birthday on September 5 1962 is celebrated as teacher’s day.
,Argentina celebrates Domingo Faustino Sarmiento's death on September 11 since 1915
The second President of India, academic philosopher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is honored gracefully on this day . It is considered a "celebration" day, where teachers and students report to school as usual but the usual activities and classes are replaced by activities of celebration, thanks and remembrance. At some schools on this day, the responsibility of teaching is taken up by the senior students to show appreciation for their teachers.