Every year on the 5th of October in more than 100 countries celebrate teachers ' day, which was established in 1994 as world teachers ' day (World Teaches' Day). This is the professional holiday of all teachers, professors and educators - the day that marked the role of teachers in the process of quality education at all levels, as well as their invaluable contribution to the development of society.
Historical precondition for the establishment of teacher's Day was held on October 5, 1966 in Paris Special intergovernmental conference on the status of teachers (Special Intergovernmental Conference on the Status of Teachers). As a result, the representatives of UNESCO and the International labour organization signed the document "Recommendation concerning the status of teachers" (Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers).
October 5, 1994 world teachers ' day was celebrated for the first time, and since then, festive events always take place on 5 October, although in some countries this holiday is celebrated in the days close to 5 October. The main thing is that the celebrations coincided with the autumn holidays in the Northern hemisphere and spring vacations in the South.
Teacher's day in Russia.
Teacher's day - a professional holiday of workers of sphere of education. Was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR dated September 29, 1965. It was noted on the first Wednesday of February
By decree No. 1961 of the President of the Russian Federation of 3 October 1994 teacher's Day was celebrated on 5 October together with the world day for teachers. Previously this holiday is celebrated on the first Sunday of October.