Pakistan observes World Teachers Day 2020 today

Pakistan observes World Teachers Day 2020

Pakistan observes World Teachers Day 2020 today (Monday).

The theme for World Teachers’ Day 2020 is “Teachers: Leading in Crisis, Re-imagining the Future”.

Pakistan observes World Teachers Day 2020

This time the celebration of World Teacher’s Day 2020 will be held virtually.

World will continue to hold related events over a week from October 5 to October 12.

International Labour Organization, UNESCO and Education International co convene World Teachers’ Day is in partnership with each other.

Nations across the globe celebrate the day to pay tribute to the teachers, express love for teachers as they play pivotal role in character and nation building.

Notably, World Teachers’ Day is celebrated every year since 1994.

Nations observe the day to commemorate the anniversary of adoption of 1966 International Labour Organization and UNSECO recommendations of concerning the status of teachers.

This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions. The Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel was adopted in 1997 to complement the 1966 Recommendation by covering teaching and research personnel in higher education.

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education, and the dedicated target (SDG 4.c) recognizing teachers as key to the achievement of the Education 2030 agenda, WTD has become the occasion to mark progress and reflect on ways to counter the remaining challenges for the promotion of the teaching profession.

World Teachers’ Day is co-convened in partnership with UNICEF, the International Labour Organization and Education International.


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