The Halton District School Board is proud to recognize World Teachers’ Day on Saturday, October 5, 2019, as proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
World Teachers’ Day is held annually on October 5 since 1994 to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. It provides a special occasion to celebrate the teaching profession and presents an overview of the international situation. This year’s theme is, Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession.
Teachers at the Halton District School Board support the learning, growth and success of more than 65,000 students. Guided by the Board’s Multi-Year Plan
, teachers help students focus on important values including accountability, collaboration, creativity and integrity.
“The Halton District School Board values the hard work and dedication our teachers bring every single day inside and outside the classroom,” says Stuart Miller, Director of Education for the Halton District School Board. “We are very thankful for our teachers instilling an inclusive and collaborative teaching environment where students can find themselves in their learning, and thrive as contributing global citizens. We appreciate and thank crucial support teams that assist teachers in providing a respectful place of learning for all students. We thank all of our staff for their hard work in supporting students.”
For more information about World Teachers’ Day, click here
For additional information, contact:
Stuart Miller, Director of Education
Halton District School Board
905-335-3663 | Toll-free 1-877-618-3456