Teacher’s Day Special – Why Countries Celebrate Teachers Day Around the World

Teacher’s Day Special: –

Teachers are the keystones of future of any Nation. In every country for teachers’ appreciation a day or a week celebrate as a teacher’s day that day known as teacher’s day. On this day, students bring gifts for the teachers. It is a very special day for the teachers because they get to know how much they liked by students.

In India teachers day celebrate in the honor of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakhrishan. Just like India every country celebrates teacher’s day on different occasions. So let’s see why and when teachers day celebrate in others country.

1. Teachers Day in India: –

In India Teacher’s day celebrate on 5th September Since 1962. The day Celebrate as a techer’s day in Respect Dr. Savapalli Radhakhrishnan, a great teacher and a philosopher. He believed that “Teachers should be the sharpest mind in the country”.


2. Teacher’s day in Argentina: –

In Argentina teacher’s day is celebrated honor the memory & work of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento was the 7th president of Argentina. He died on 11 September 1888, in Paraguay. And this day was celebrate as a Teachers day.


3. Teacher’s day in Australia: –

In Australia Teachers day is celebrate on last Friday of October.

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4. Teacher’s day in China: –

China people First Celebrate teacher’s day in 1955. But they never explain why they celebrate 10 September as a teacher’s day. Some people believe it was a random choice and they want to change it.

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5. Teacher’s day in New Zealand: –

In New Zealand 29 October was celebrated as a teacher’s day. New Zealand People celebrated Teachers’ Day to thank teachers for the work they do to raise the educational achievement of students.

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6. Teacher’s day in United States: –

United States people celebrate teacher’s day during teacher’s appreciation week. In 1944 a teacher Ryan Krug start talking to educational leaders about a national day to honour teachers. After that 1st Tuesday of March celebrated as a teacher’s day but later govt. declares a full week as a teacher’s appreciation week.

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7. Teacher’s day in United Arab Emirates: –

February 28 is celebrated as a teacher’s day in all Arab countries. According to UNESCO study Arab countries experience shortage of Teachers therefor one of the teacher in Arab encourage young People to choose teaching profession.teachers day inspirational quote

8. Teacher’s day in Malaysia: –

May 16 is celebrated as teacher’s day in Malaysia. Because on this day in 1956 Malaysia.  The Federal Legislative Council of the Federation of Malaya sanctioned the Razak Report (educational proposal) on this day.

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9. Teacher’s day in Spain: –

In Spain on November 27 celebrate as a teacher’s day. This day was established to honor Joseph Calasanz. He was educator and the patron saint of the first popular Christian school in Europe.

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10. Teacher’s day in Russia: –

In Russia teacher’s day was celebrated on 5th October. 1965 to 1994 the first Sunday of October celebrate as a teacher’s day. Since 1994, on October 5 Celebrate as a world teacher’s Day.


 Just like these 10 so many countries have some different ways to to celebrate teachers day but they all have same motive.  Leave your Valuable Suggestion in Comment box.

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Shubham is the senior author at Results 360. He is writing for educational portals from last 5 years.His interests range from writing and reading books to listening music.
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