29 September 2011

World Teachers’ Day 2011

World Teachers’ Day, on 5 October, will be celebrated around the globe under the theme of ‘Teachers for Gender Equality’. Many education unions are already gearing up for the event by preparing actions that call for better and equitable working conditions, as well as demanding education systems that empower both girls and boys.

World Teachers’ Day commemorates the signing of the 1966 and 1997 UNESCO Recommendations on the Status of Teachers and Higher Education Teaching Personnel and EI invites everyone to join this celebration of millions of teachers who dedicate their time and energy to teaching children and adults.

Besides teachers in schools, World Teachers' Day also honours the academics in the universities.

For further information, click: http://www.ei-ie.org/en/news/news_details/1961/

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