World Teachers' Day

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World Teachers’ Day 2011

World Teachers’ Day, held annually on 5 October since 1994, commemorates the anniversary of the signing in 1966 of the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation Concerning the Status of Teachers.
It is an occasion to celebrate the essential role of teachers in providing quality education at all levels.

The slogan for World Teachers’ Day 2011 is “Teachers for gender equality”.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 05.10.2011 08:00 local time
End 05.10.2011 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Sia, Lucio
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 125 avenue de Suffren
Room Room II, Room III
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Teacher Education
Link 2 Teachers for gender equality
Link 3 World Teachers' Day 2011
Link 4