Teachers Day


Today, October 5, is World Teachers` Day!

World Teachers` Day has been celebrated every year on October 5 since 1994. This was proclaimed by UNESCO.

In European countries, mostly Catholic Christians, on October 5, World Teachers`Day or teacher`s day is celebrated. The Patronage Day (teacher`s day) of San José de Calasanz (Ireland, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal…) is celebrated on November 27.

Teachers are not only deducated to teaching concepts and transmitting knowledge, but also to ensuring the acquisition of other essential skills so that children and young people become responsible citizens at all levels, with the ability to adapt to world that changes quickly.

Phrases about Teachers Day

We are going to know different phrases that we can use to celebrate this day.

These phrases are:

  • «I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.» («Estoy en deuda con mi padre por vivir, pero con mi maestro por vivir bien.») – Alejandro Magno.
  • «When you learn, teach. When you receive, give». («Cuando aprendes, enseña. Cuando recibes, da.») – Maya Angelou
  • «Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.» («La enseñanza es más que impartir conocimiento, es inspirar el cambio. El aprendizaje es más que absorber hechos, es adquirir entendimiento.») – William Arthur Ward
  • «What the teacher is, is more important that what he teaches.» («Lo que es el maestro, es más importante que lo que enseña.») – Karl A. Menninger
  • «Every child should have an adult who cares about them in their lives. And it`s not always a biological parent or family member. It can be a friend or a neighbor. He is often a teacher.» («Cada niño debería tener en sus vidas un adulto que se preocupe por ellos. Y no siempre es un padre biológico o un miembro de la familia. Puede ser un amigo o un vecino. A menudo es un maestro.») – Joe Manchen

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I hope you have a great and happy teacher`s day!