National Teachers’ Day is an annual celebration of those who dedicate their lives to the education of others.
There has never been a time more apt to say thank you to the nation’s school teachers, as months of lockdown over the past year have seen parents forced to tackle the business of homeschooling for the very first time.
Teachers themselves became key workers during the pandemic, and now continue to play a vital role as students catch up on any work missed during the lockdowns and the stretch of school closures this year.
Just when is National Teachers’ Day? Here’s what you need to know…
When is National Teachers Day?
National Teachers Day is today, Tuesday October 5 2021.
Celebrated in the UK annually, Teacher’s Day is actually celebrated worldwide on October 5, too.
World Teachers Day is actually a UNESCO day of observance, meaning that the organisation recognises the celebration as marking an ‘important aspect of human life and history’.
The very first World Teachers Day was held on October 5 1994 and has been celebrated on the same date every year since.
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Author: Rachael Martin