ABOUT WORLD TEACHERS' DAY

Every day, Queensland teachers a making a positive difference - creating opportunities for their students, empowering the minds of young people and proudly teaching our state's future leaders, innovators and influencers. 

World Teachers' Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and thank Queensland teachers for the important role they play across our state. 

World Teachers' Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and thank Queensland teachers for the important role they play across our state - inside our classrooms and out in the community.

This year we are celebrating the many diverse faces of teaching across our state. From the cape to the coast, from the reef to the ranges – our amazing Queensland teachers go above and beyond for our students each and every day.

Let’s join together to thank all Queensland Teachers on World Teachers’ Day, Friday 30 October 2020.

Share your celebrations by using #ThankQldTeachers

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Let's celebrate

Celebrated in more than 100 countries world-wide, World Teachers' Day was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1994 to recognise the role of teachers in society. This year UNESCO's theme for World Teachers' Day is, ‘Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future’.

World Teachers' Day is held internationally on 5 October. As the day usually falls during Australian school holidays, Queensland is celebrating on Friday 30 October 2020.

The Queensland World Teachers' Day campaign is a joint initiative by the below organisations.

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