Teacher's Day has different origins worldwide, with many countries celebrating it on different dates to honor educators
History and Origin
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:
Teacher's Day is celebrated on September 5th in India. Students gives flowers, gifts, and cards to their teachers.
It is the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a philosopher, and India's second President.
students traditionally offer apples to their respective teachers in some countries.
World Teacher's Day:
UNESCO established World Teacher's Day on October 5th, celebrating teachers' crucial role in shaping global education.
Countries like the USA, UK, and Australia have different Teacher Appreciation Days throughout the year.
Chilean Ruler Tribute:
Chile celebrates Teacher's Day on October 16th to remember a renowned poet and educator, received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Guatemala's Torch Parade Day:
Guatemala celebrates Teacher's Day with a unique torch parade to enlighten the knowledge.
Teacher's Day falls on January 16th to honor King Rama IV in Thailand, who was a monarch and teacher of Buddhism.
Turkey's Teachers day:
Turkish students celebrate teachers' day on November 24th with participating in nationwide activities and ceremonies.
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