Interesting facts about Teachers’ Day
Some important facts about Teachers Day are given below:
- Teachers’ Day is celebrated worldwide for the admiration of teachers for their unique contribution to society.
- World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 7. However, Teachers’ Day is celebrated on different dates in different countries.
- The celebration in different countries is correlated to eminent personalities or achievements of educational milestones.
- In India, Teachers’ Day is celebrated on the 5th September to honour the teachers for their unique contribution to society, while in China, it is celebrated on the 11th September.
- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became President of India in 1962 and was a staunch educationist, renowned diplomat, and a great Teacher.
- When Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became President of India, some of his students and friends requested him to allow them to celebrate his birthday, which also falls on 5th September.
- Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan said, “Instead of celebrating my birthday, it would be my proud privilege if 5 September would be observed as Teachers’ Day.”
- Since then, India has celebrated 5th September as Teacher’s Day, where students pay reverence and gratitude to teachers for their noble effort in shaping their careers.
- Dr. Radhakhrishnan believed that “teachers should be the best minds in the country”.
- The Gyanunlimited team wishes their teachers a Happy Teachers’ Day.
Teacher’s Day Importance
- The importance of Teachers Day has greater significance for students and ex-students.
- It is a significant day when students show their respect, reverence, and honour for their Gurus, who contributed widely to the overall development of students’ personalities and the growth and development of the nation.
- A country like India, which has a rich historical ethos, puts teachers before parents as former influence students’ learning, enlightens and shapes the students’ career.
- The teachers provide selfless effort. Admiration and values from a student’s community and society motivated the teacher’s fraternity.
- India celebrated Teacher’s Day on September 5 on the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s 2nd President and a great scholar and teacher.
- It is also celebrated to raise the status of Teachers as, in recent times, the profession is losing its ground.
World Teacher’s Day
- The celebration of Teacher’s Day in different countries has started during the 20th century.
- Teacher’s Day is celebrated in over 100 countries across the world. UNESCO has started observing Teacher’s Day on October 5 since 1994.
- More or less in all countries, this special occasion is celebrated to show respect for great thinkers/educators or great personalities who contributed selflessly to promoting education in their respective countries.
Teacher’s Day around the world
- Teacher’s Day in some countries of the world is as follows:
- India: 5th September
- Pakistan: 5th October
- China: 10th September
- Brazil: 15th October
- New Zealand: 29th October
- Malaysia: 16th May
- Sri Lanka: 6th October
- Germany: 5th October
Top 10 SMS for Teacher’s Day
Could you send your teacher some fantastic and surprising SMS on Teachers’ Day?
- Happy Teachers Day!
- Wish you a very, very Happy Teacher Day!
- You are the world’s best teacher, showering love, sharing knowledge, and caring for my personality.
- You inspired me, entertained me, and shaped my career. Happy Teacher Day!
- You are the person who gives us enlightenment. Happy Teacher Day! Ma’am
- You are a friend, guide, and philosopher who gave a new height to my life. Happy Teacher Day!
- Ma’am/Sir, you are endowed with love, affection, and guidance that make my life.
- You are the hope, the light, and the inspiration for my life.
- You are a perfect TEACHER: T-Talent, E-Education, A-Attitude, C-Character, H-Harmony, E-Efficient, and R-Relation.
- Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow are always for you. Happy Teacher’s Day!
A brief history of Indian teachers day
5th September is celebrated as Teachers Day in India to show respect and reverence towards the beloved teacher’s fraternity. However, since 1962, it has been observed as the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna, a great teacher and educationist who contributed a lot to the growth and development of the education system in India. The great thinker himself said, “Teachers should be the best minds in the country”. Some of his students requested that he allow them to celebrate his birthday, which was also felled on 5th September. But Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishna said that instead of celebrating my birthday on 5th September, it would be great happiness if the date is celebrated as Teachers Day. Since then, we have honoured and paid great respect to our Gurus and Teachers on 5th September.
Best poem for teachers’ day
My Revered Teacher
You are the only one who has been adorable and admirable throughout my life.
You are a special gift in the world
You take all the pains to take me to a different level
Your charming and loving style makes my world enlightening
No word in the dictionary that can describe your speciality
You are special…special …special …forever