“Invest in FUTURE, Invest in the TEACHERS”
The 5th of October 2014 is the 20th anniversary of the World Teachers’ Day, an annual event initiated by UNESCO and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and celebrated with its partners UNICEF and Educational International (EI) to honour and celebrate teachers.
Quality education for all is the foundation for sustainable economic prosperity and a just and equitable society. Quality education helps every person to achieve his or her full potential. All children deserve a teacher who is qualified, well-trained and paid according to their skills, qualifications and experience.
Students deserve these entitlements as a minimum standard to ensure quality education.
Make this World Teachers' Day to remember!
On 5 October 2014, World Teachers’ Day, Education International (EI), the international organisation supporting teacher trade unions throughout the globe, launched a new phase in its campaign to Unite for Quality Education.
The campaign aims to:
- Secure Quality Education For All;
- Ensure the achievement of the 2015 Millennium Development Goal for education; and
- Secure quality education for all as part of global action by governments worldwide beyond 2015.
To make this the most special World Teachers’ Day ever! Celebrate teaching and learning with your 30 million colleagues all over the world who deliver quality education to children, young people and adults!
Join your colleagues around the world on World Teachers’ Day and send a message to world leaders that you “support education for all, a post 2015 development goal on education, and the global campaign to get all children into school.”
You can submit your statement by
- Texting to +32-473-535735 or
- Tweeting with the hashtag #united4ed
The shortage of qualified teachers is hampering efforts in many countries to achieve universal primary education. Read more TEACHERS
Watch the Education International Connect documentary highlights daily commitments of teachers around the world : YouTube TEACHERS: A DAY IN A LIFE
The NAPTOSA Leadership thanks all its members who teach with dignity and professionalism for the difference they make in the lives of the young people in their care.