Teachers Day | A special day for a special profession

Teachers day is one of the important occasion, when our teachers honored with love and affection by their students. In India, Teachers Day celebrated on 5 September every year.

It is the birthday of the second President of India, academic philosopher and teacher Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan.  Indian schools celebrate Teachers day in completely different way. Many schools on this day, the responsibility of teaching is taken up by the senior students to show appreciation, respect for their teachers. This is an occasion for the students to dress like a teacher and showcase talent as a teacher. Indian school doesn’t take holiday, but celebrate it as a national festival.
You may be curious and want to know, how our neighboring countries like Nepal, Pakistan celebrating this momentous day.  For Nepal, there is no special date to celebrate teacher’s day. They follow Hindu calendar to celebrate teacher day, which they called as Guru Purnima. It will be celebrated on the full moon day, also called as Ashad sukla Purnima and the day usually falls in mid-July. Hindu culture treats Teacher as God, terming in Sanskrit Guru Devo Bhava. In Nepal, Teachers are given highest respect in the society.
In Pakistan, there won’t be any significance for this day, but they celebrate it as normal occasion in their schools. Reminding the importance of the education, schools mark it as a special day.

United States of America will Celebrate Teacher’s Day for full week in the month of May every year. It will be treated as National Teacher Day is on Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week.

UNESCO celebrates World Teachers Day on October 5 every year.

Quotes and Gifts

Students always tries to be in good books of teachers and want to learn more from them. Teachers day is one important occasion to honor teachers and communicate them the amount of affection that children have on them. Many students are now searching for important, meaningful quotes, poems, and thoughts to send their teachers. Here are few quotes for you.
“A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money”

– Anonymous
“Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.”

– Anonymous

“A teacher’s purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.”
– Anonymous

“Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.”

– Anonymous

Gifting is another way of greeting your teacher. Select best useful gift rather than trying to be glitteriest thing. A good pen will make your teacher happy and it may be useful. Likewise, thing for an innovative gift, which may be part of his or her life, helps to remember you.

Happy Teacher’s Day.

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