Manipur Education Minister Th Basanta Kumar Singh has extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, 2022 which is observed on October 5 every year.
The theme for this year’s World Teachers’ Day celebration is “The Transformation of Education Begins With Teachers,” and the day is celebrated to focus on the work of education, he stated in his message.
The World or International Teachers Day is celebrated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Education International, he stated.
The World Teachers' Day 2022 at the UNESCO Headquarters will include the award ceremony of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development as well as a series of other in-person and on-line events, he added.
A recommendation on the status of teachers was adopted on October 5, 1966, and to mark that event, UNESCO has been celebrating World Teachers' Day since 1994 on this day, he stated. The recommendation set standards including teachers' rights and responsibilities, initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching-learning conditions, he added.