- Over 100 countries observe Teacher’s Day on various dates around the world.
- World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 7. However, Teachers’ Day is celebrated on different dates by different countries.
- Since 1994, World Teacher’s Day has been celebrated worldwide on the 5th of October.
- Teacher’s Day in India is celebrated on the 5th of September, in the honor of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, an academic philosopher and the second president of India.
- Dr Radhakhrishnan believed that “teachers should be the best minds in the country”.
- US President Barack Obama said, “Let’s also remember that after parents, the biggest impact on a child’s success comes from the man or woman at the front of the classroom. In South Korea, teachers are known as ‘nation builders,’ here in America, it’s time we treated the people who educate our children with the same level of respect.”