“Recovery Begins with Teachers”: World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2010

Live testimonies from teachers supporting recovery worldwide and a photo exhibition which shows teachers in demanding situations were among the high points of the World Teachers’ Day celebrations on 5 October in UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.

The “Tribute to Teachers” exhibition, inaugurated by the Director-General of UNESCO, was made available online for a month via a virtual exhibition.

The day’s activities also included presentations of the latest statistics on teachers; initiatives to promote excellence in teaching; developments from the Task Force on Teachers for Education For All; teacher education activities of the UN Relief and Works Agency and how new technologies can accelerate teacher development.


Joint message

Virtual exhibition 'Tribute to Teachers' 

Education International: Posters, Postcards and more 

UNESCO calling for stories about heroic teachers

Teachers and learners in emergencies and reconstruction (IIEP) 

Latest figures on teachers from UNESCO's Institute Statistics

Video: 5 October 2010, World Teachers' Day


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